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Johns Hopkins University Reviews

Updated May 26, 2017
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  • Sometimes it can be stressful to maintain a work-life balance (in 18 reviews)

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

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  1. "Awesome"

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    Current Employee - Unit Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Unit Associate in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Love it so much i dont wanna leave.

    Cons

    Its an awesome place. No cons

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Lab Technician"

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    Current Contractor - Lab Technician in Baltimore, MD
    Current Contractor - Lab Technician in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work-life balance
    Great opportunities for collaboration

    Cons

    Salaries may vary significantly.
    Neighborhood and location.


  3. "Research Program Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Research Program Assistant in New Baltimore, MI
    Current Employee - Research Program Assistant in New Baltimore, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very lax when you need time off
    Slow period when we are changing from one project to the next

    Cons

    Slow period when we are changing from one project to the next


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  5. "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


  6. "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


  7. "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.


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    "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.


  9. "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


  10. "Fun and rewarding working environment"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Baltimore, MD
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exposure to cutting edge research

    Cons

    limited career advancement and salary

    Advice to Management

    Create further opportunities for students to teach


  11. "Best Place on the Planet"

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    Current Employee - Communications Specialist in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Communications Specialist in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Wonderful, intelligent colleagues.
    Thoughtful, caring department.

    Cons

    Difficult to get promoted
    Crime rate in surrounding in areas


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