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MD Anderson Cancer Center Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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  • low pay grade, having to pay for parking, too many expectations from service departments with little monies allocated (in 19 reviews)

  • Work/life balance was not very good (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Financial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It's one of the great Cancer Institute in US.

    Cons

    To much meeting, and forgetting the core value

    Advice to Management

    To listen to employees conflicts


  2. "MD Anderson Cancer Center"

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    Current Employee - Manager, Enterprise Learning in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Manager, Enterprise Learning in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Outstanding mission; opportunities for career advancement; great people to work with.

    Cons

    Work silos often stifled progress especially working across departments.

    Advice to Management

    Remember to cultivate, recognize and reward the talent you have.


  3. "registered nurse"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Has good school tuition assistance and great benefits.

    Cons

    Going through a change in CEO and people getting laid off.


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  5. "Great research center"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Smithville, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Smithville, TX
    Recommends

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great research experience and environment.

    Cons

    Current financial crisis created uncertainty.


  6. "Making Cancer History (TM)"

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

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong sense of mission in employees at all levels. The work is important and satisfying.

    Cons

    A bit bureaucratic in some areas as this is ultimately a large state institution.

    Advice to Management

    Transparency.


  7. "Good place to work... If you can dodge the layoffs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fairly good pay and great benefits

    Cons

    Sweating intermittent layoffs every time they screw up their finances

    Advice to Management

    Learn to budget better. Their is a lot financial waste. Employees suffer the costs


  8. "IT Manager"

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

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time

    Pros

    Great mission to eliminate Cancer

    Cons

    Not sure there are any


  9. "Good experience depending on department"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Studies Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Clinical Studies Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits are really good and numerous positions available for all levels. Number 1 cancer hospital. Fitness center free for employees.

    Cons

    Research departments strong, but some patient care departments need improvement. Prone to budget cuts and lay offs despite being so reputable.

    Advice to Management

    Know your employees and keep in mind patient care is number one priority.


  10. "Great company with lots of benefits"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    This is a great company with lots of wonderful benefits (good compensation, medical benefits, TRS, leave time). All employees have a positive outlook at work and create a friendly atmosphere. It really feels like we are all a team. I would recommend this place to anyone.

    Cons

    With recent layoffs, some are worried about job stability.


  11. "Postdoctoral Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time

    Pros

    Good hospital, building is new

    Cons

    Very politics. Lots of research people not focus on research but try to make their supervisors happy as their daily job



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