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Johns Hopkins University Reviews

Updated August 8, 2018
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Pros
  • "Also very good work/life balance" (in 49 reviews)

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

Cons
  • "work/life balance can be difficult" (in 25 reviews)

  • "Low pay in comparison to other universities and private companies" (in 39 reviews)

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  1. "Post-Doc"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Great research facilities and beautiful campus

    Cons

    Our PI want us to work for very long time


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Comments of working in JHU as a postdoct"

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

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

    Pros

    Good working environment and great research atmosphere.

    Cons

    Heavy workloads and not good benifits

  3. "data analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    challenging day to day work

    Cons

    sometimes work overtime so it's a thing to consider


  4. "researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    great community of researchers and students

    Cons

    weird neighborhood. proximity to crime.


  5. "Great place for postdocs"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Baltimore, MD
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    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very active postdoc community and professional development office. Ample opportunities for postdocs to build their network, polish their resume and interviewing skills and get training for different careers.

    Cons

    Baltimore city and location of the research institute is not the safest.


  6. "Love it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    It's very easy work...managers leave you alone and the pays good

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Better chemicals and working equipment


  7. "Great entry level job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Good location, and friendly staff

    Cons

    Very little tuition assistance and low salary

  8. "Good workplace"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work and stimulating environment

    Cons

    I wish the compensation were higher


  9. "Research Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Stable employment, good facilities, cutting edge research topics

    Cons

    Relatively low pay, low employee morale, a lot of turnover


  10. "CIDR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Offers stable and good benefits

    Cons

    minimum room for career growth and low pay


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