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Johns Hopkins University Washington DC Reviews

Updated October 3, 2017
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Johns Hopkins University President and Trustee Ronald J. Daniels
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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. "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.


  2. "Look elsewhere"

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    Current Employee - Finance in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Finance in Washington, DC

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

    Pros

    Location in DC is good; access to lots of training when allowed

    Cons

    Cannot move up unless you work in Baltimore; no faith in employees; pay is low

    Advice to Management

    Show faith in employees; challenge them

  3. "Great for place for beginning your career"

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    Former Employee - Development Coordinator in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Development Coordinator in Washington, DC

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

    Pros

    Great exposure and training at main campus

    Cons

    Too much red tape to be innovative
    Rigid policies for upper movement and salary increases


  4. "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    JHU offers employees a great work environment.

    Cons

    JHU salaries are not competitive.


  5. "Overall Very good"

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    Former Employee - Program Coordinator/Marketing and Guest Service Representative in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Program Coordinator/Marketing and Guest Service Representative in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good working Environment and pay

    Cons

    Some unfriendly and hostile staffs

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job.


  6. "Carey Business School"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great professionals to work with

    Cons

    Bureaucracy is significant and slows work flow

    Advice to Management

    Keep looking for right leadership in the administrative and fundraising side of the school


  7. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Being a Research Assistant brings you closer to the faculty.

    Cons

    The pay is shameless for Washington/DC.

  8. "remote coder"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    remote access is a wonderful when you do not need some one looking over your shoulder. Independent and work any time.

    Cons

    It is a little hard during the initial training but when you get use to the system, there is no problem.

    Advice to Management

    I would suggest checking in with staff weekly to make sure there are no issues. It is good for moral and that you are just not a number


  9. "Vascular technologist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Laurel, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Laurel, MD
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    top notch physicians and learning opportunities

    Cons

    employee turnover very high. Constant change of administration and policies.

    Advice to Management

    Value hard working skilled employess


  10. "Accounting Assistant,. Store manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Landover, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Landover, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work Good commute with metro Excellent place for education to continue or change your major. You will meet people from around the world,

    Cons

    Busy section of the city. Lots of action in the area Hard place to find housing not a great place when the weather is bad

    Advice to Management

    Job well done


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