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Johns Hopkins University Baltimore Reviews

Updated April 25, 2017
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  • Sometimes it can be stressful to maintain a work-life balance (in 16 reviews)

  • Low pay and lack of advancement opportunitiees (in 28 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Johns Hopkins Student Worker"

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    Current Employee - Student IT Consultant in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Student IT Consultant in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -flexible with schedule, easily obtained jobs

    Cons

    -Limits to possible hours with minimum wage pay. There is little oversight from the employment office

    Advice to Management

    Be transparent and confident in your student employees, they are highly competent just busy


  2. "Review of Ph.D. Program"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    excellent guidance in research goals and obtaining resources to complete thesis work

    Cons

    health insurance coverage is below average


  3. "Senior Facilitator, Instructional Designer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The benefits including retirement, healthcare and tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    Efficiency in exploiting professional development opportunities


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  5. "That's why it's Hopkins!"

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    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Everything is at your feet!

    Cons

    Low pay and lack of advancement opportunitiees


  6. "Sr. Clinical Research Nurse"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Research Nurse in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Research Nurse in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Stimulating, diverse community, professional staffYoue employees are your most impo

    Cons

    Parking expense, low merit raises, campus security

    Advice to Management

    Your employees are your most valuable resources


  7. "Good for an adjunct job."

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    Current Employee - Part-Time Lecturer in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Part-Time Lecturer in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Relative high pay for adjuncts; living in Baltimore is cheap; students are smart.

    Cons

    Health plan is unaffordable on salary, and my salary is higher than most adjuncts.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more tenure-track faculty and pay them fair salaries. You can afford it.


  8. "Great University for Research"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Hopkins is absolutely a great university for doing scientific research. In particular, you have great chance to collaborate with other researchers to work on real world problems in medical research.

    Cons

    It's very competitive. Therefore, pressure is very high sometimes.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome workplace!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    This was an awesome place to work. Loved it!

    Cons

    I wish they had better food options in the cafeteria.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "My title is on senior level"

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    Current Employee - Senior Medical Office Coordinator in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Medical Office Coordinator in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I like the benefits package

    Cons

    I have nothing to say negative


  11. "Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great health and dental benefits

    Cons

    All departments don't have Union

    Advice to Management

    To get better people to train new employees


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