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MD Anderson Cancer Center Reviews

Updated May 22, 2017
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  1. "Lab Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow/Lab Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow/Lab Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    This is the best and topmost cancer hospital.

    Cons

    I believe nothing is wrong to say about MD Anderson.


  2. "Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Routine work so easy to work

    Cons

    No challenge so no career development


  3. "Changing Times"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Retirement package, a job.

    Cons

    Promotion opportunity and low morale institution-wide

    Advice to Management

    You say that you are transparent and say that the employees are valued, but your actions speak volumes.


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  5. "Great Place To Work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are awesome! Schedule flexibility

    Cons

    I have no problems with my job at the moment.


  6. "Great resources for cancer research"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great collaborative environment and resources for developing clinically significant cancer research. Positions include basic health insurance and retirement benefits. Great resources for career development.

    Cons

    No economic parking options, and food choices. No dental or vision insurance provided but optional to add on to health insurance.

    Advice to Management

    Better options should be provided for employees parking. Food quality at cafeteria needs to be improved a well. More social activities would decrease streets levels.


  7. "Good Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    MD Anderson has great resources and reputation

    Cons

    Long working hours and low pay


  8. "Postdoc"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxing enviroment and moderate benefits for a single person .

    Cons

    Bad management and low opportunities to get a real job for scientists


  9. "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

    Well funded with many core facilities

    Cons

    Over-managed; many layoffs this year.


  10. "Low balling"

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    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free health insurance. The amount of PTO earned per pay period is very good.

    Cons

    MD Anderson does not compare well in compensation for administrative positions to other employers in the Medical Center nor in other industries (Oi l& Gas, Technology, Law).


  11. "Disappointing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    PTO adds up quickly, pay for some education

    Cons

    Poor senior management, rely heavily on contractors, seniority based pomotion

    Advice to Management

    Consider long term, not just short term.


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