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Updated Jul 20, 2022

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Found 86 of over 94 reviews
3.6
53% Recommend to a Friend
MDRC President  Virginia Knox
85% Approve of CEO

Found 86 of over 94 reviews

3.6
53%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
Approve of CEO
MDRC President  Virginia Knox
Virginia Knox
17 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Supportive organization with great salaries and benefits

    Apr 15, 2022 - Technical Research Associate in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Salaries and benefits are great. Work schedules (hours and location) are flexible. I've always felt very supported and been given opportunities for growth and leadership. The people generally have very little ego--mostly just nerds who are looking to make the world a better place. The organization has a big impact on public policy and practice.

    Cons

    Organizational culture has become a bit of an ideological bubble that is not accepting of dissenting opinions

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Overall competitive pay and benefits, more clarity from leadership and professional development needed

    Jul 20, 2022 - Operations Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Competitive pay compared to other non profits, good benefits, enjoy most of my coworkers personally, people are smart and driven

    Cons

    Not great organization of tasks and clarity of certain positions. F pretty much nonexistent opportunities for professional development or training

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee

    RA

    Jul 6, 2022 - Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Amazing projects and incredible staff.

    Cons

    Not much opportunity for entry level employees.

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Coworkers and company culture but lost upper management

    May 4, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    A great work life balance and environment to learn skills and feel like you're doing meaningful work

    Cons

    Company management seems fairly out of touch with maintaining a workplace where all employees feel valued which frankly feels ironic considering the nature of the work.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Mostly Positive Experience

    Apr 14, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    -Good company culture, all of the people are generally nice and easy to work with -supportive management -variety of tasks and does not get boring

    Cons

    -unfair assignment of tasks, limited room for growth in terms of position and salary

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Slow and steady wins the race?

    Dec 31, 2021 - Research Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Really thoughtful and nice people to work with, good work-life balance if you prioritize it

    Cons

    Mission can feel abstract and work is very slow-moving

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    needs improvement and better management who actually walk the talk

    Dec 27, 2021 - Researcher in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    flexibility in work schedule lots of smart people

    Cons

    so much elitism and hierarchy; very hard to be heard as junior person very hard to grow in the company

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Supportive

    Nov 16, 2021 - Senior Editor in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I have always felt supported here.

    Cons

    Often short-staffed, leading to heavy workloads.

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

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    Nov 9, 2021 - Program Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    dedicated and caring colleagues, working towards open communication with staff at all levels

    Cons

    long hours and multiple competing priorities

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great people; undervalued and underpaid

    Oct 27, 2021 - Research Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The people are by far the best piece of MDRC. I worked with some of the brightest, most thoughtful, interesting, and caring people who became wonderful and lifelong friends. The benefits package was great for me - very good health insurance and excellent vacation days.

    Cons

    No upward mobility - RA positions are typically for 1-3 years, and the culture is such that RAs are treated as if they will leave, so the company doesn't invest in them in areas the RA is interested in pursuing, such as professional development or skills-based trainings. RAs and other "junior" staff are undervalued and underpaid

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MDRC has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 94 reviews left anonymously by employees. 53% of employees would recommend working at MDRC to a friend and 48% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, MDRC employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at MDRC. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

53% of MDRC employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated MDRC 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

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