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Johns Hopkins University Reviews

Updated April 28, 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)

    "Awesome workplace!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "My title is on senior level"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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


  3. "Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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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  5. "Placeholder"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Associate Director 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

    Work with highly motivated, talented people

    Cons

    Work with highly motivated competitive people

    Advice to Management

    Work on equity issues, especially for women.


  6. "Fun and rewarding working environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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


  7. "It all depends on where you work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Middle Management in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Middle Management in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Generous paid time off for senior staff or other staff with years of service, stimulating environment, great institution in many ways

    Cons

    Very hierarchical and bureaucratic in many places, people not always treated well, some leaders can be very critical and judgmental


  8. "so big you are lost in a sea of people"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    benefits
    locations
    worldwide
    people are great (depending on who you work with)

    Cons

    low pay
    recruiting process is legnthy and poor communication
    you get pigeonholed into a position and feel stuck


  9. "Postdocs are not students!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Baltimore, MD

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

    Pros

    Healthcare is included for yourself

    Cons

    Healthcare for family is not included - you end up paying full price. Hopkins treats Postdocs as students when it suits them and as employees when it suits them better.

    Advice to Management

    Treat postdocs as the employees that they are.


  10. "good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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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 10 years)

    Pros

    Lots of vacation and sick time; smart people

    Cons

    Little career advancement; low salaries; little raises


  11. "Coordinator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice benefits, free training on the job. room for advancement. diversity. friendly.

    Cons

    Fast pace where there may be no downtime between projects.

    Advice to Management

    Offer to mentor your support staff


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