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Johns Hopkins University Reviews

Updated October 17, 2018
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Pros
  • "Also very good work/life balance" (in 51 reviews)

  • "great health insurance, great work environment" (in 66 reviews)

Cons
  • "work/life balance can be difficult" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Low salary, no work life balance" (in 40 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Research Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Program Coordinator in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Research Program Coordinator in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A very comfortable work environment. With people with different cultural background

    Cons

    Traffic and crime in Baltimore


  2. "Overall great experience"

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    Current Employee - Research Technologist in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Research Technologist in Baltimore, MD
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    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, accrued 10 vacation days and 12 sick days a year, all depends on which lab you're in but I had a great experience

    Cons

    For this position there was no upward mobility

  3. "Postdoctoral experience"

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent lab environment for research

    Cons

    Medical campus is a bit dangerous especially at night although it has been getting better and better


  4. "Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    You get good benefits package.

    Cons

    Low salary in my opinion.


  5. "Librarian"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University part-time

    Pros

    People are very nice and you can have some free time.

    Cons

    It gets busy sometimes, especially on Mondays.


  6. "IT Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Name, environment, culture, people & teams, fast pace

    Cons

    Depends on a person. I cant think of any.


  7. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Baltimore, MD

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

    Pros

    because you need a job

    Cons

    horrible to work for, no team work

  8. "Very rewarding research, but not compensated accordingly"

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    Current Employee - Research Specialist in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Research Specialist 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

    Rewarding research
    Good benefits
    Flexible schedules

    Cons

    Paid with the Hopkins name
    Lack of communication between PIs
    Lab politics can be overwhelming


  9. "Good benefits, but always looking for a cheap way out"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Research Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Super smart people, interesting work

    Cons

    You pay for your own parking and the bean counters drive almost everything!


  10. "Student Job experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University part-time

    Pros

    - One of the best universities in the world
    - Helpful staff and lots of work opportunities

    Cons

    No cons of working or studying here


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