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Johns Hopkins University Reviews

Updated November 17, 2017
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  • Sometimes it can be stressful to maintain a work-life balance (in 21 reviews)

  • Low salary compared to competitors (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience working with students

    Cons

    Hours can be difficult to manage along with courses


  2. "JHU CTY Amazing environment, culture and experience"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Lancaster, PA
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Lancaster, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Great culture
    Great learning experience
    Great environment for discussion
    Perfect for intellectuals

    Cons

    Low starting pay for teaching assistants, identical based on how long you've been there, does not take quality of work into consideration

  3. "A place for advancement but be politically astute."

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

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and opportunity for growth within.

    Cons

    Inter-institutional politics can be a bit stifling.


  4. "Research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Great research, academic life, and people

    Cons

    Location is not the best, still good resource


  5. "CTY - Summer program - TA position"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University part-time

    Pros

    - Good rapport among the staff
    - Friendly administrators

    Cons

    - Logistics for supplies can be confusing


  6. "JHSPH"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Benefits, Dependent tuition assistance, daycare assistance

    Cons

    Pay, No tuition remission for grad school unless you go to JHU


  7. "Student Monitor"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice atmosphere and polite supervisors.

    Cons

    Not enough room for suggesting different solutions.

  8. "Johns Hopkins Telefund"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University part-time

    Pros

    The managers worked their best to keep the callers motivated with prizes, competitions, and other morale boosting activities.

    Cons

    The work itself is time-consuming and requires a minimum of 9 hours.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the minimum set of hours.


  9. "Employing by Hopkins"

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    Current Employee - Med Surgery in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Med Surgery in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Awesome working environment
    I would highly recommend to a friend and family. This place makes you feel like family

    Cons

    Nothing at all wrong with the place. This place makes you feel like home highly recommend. People are very friendly and helpful


  10. "Well worth the time and effort"

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

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

    Pros

    The entire institution is ripe with knowledge. Knowing that you are working with some of the best minds in the country is a great privilege.

    Cons

    If you are in it for the pay, then you will be sorely disappointed but I believe the experience is worth it.


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