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ORISE Reviews

Updated August 8, 2017
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Pros
  • Good Pay, Work life balance, good training after college (in 6 reviews)

  • Great opportunity to conduct research with a wide-array of state-of-the-art equipment (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • No benefits/insurance as an ASTRO post doc (in 12 reviews)

  • Health insurance, Paying tax quarterly, Problematic due to J1 visa (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Good Pay, lotsof red tape"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ORISE part-time

    Pros

    The people working are very nice and helpful. They communicated well with my placement department.

    Cons

    Things took a long time and there was alot of red tape. It took them more than 24 hours to get back to me.


  2. "Orise Postdoc Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ORISE full-time

    Pros

    Great place to do research

    Cons

    no other benefits besides health insurance

  3. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Intern in Silver Spring, MD
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ORISE full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good learning opportunity; flexible schedule

    Cons

    low salary and no fringe benefit


  4. "Fellow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ORISE full-time

    Pros

    Provide opportunities for graduate students to do project at FDA

    Cons

    Not a real job, just a transition before find a permanent job


  5. "Stay away from ORISE"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ORISE full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice work and life balance.

    Cons

    No benefits at all! They messed up the paperwork all the time and will rip you off whenever there is a chance! Don't do it if you are not a permanent resident or a US citizen.


  6. "Fellowship"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ORISE full-time

    Pros

    Great fellowship opportunities for recent college graduates.

    Cons

    Watch the health care provided through ORISE. I was told one price, lower than my ACA, turned out to be rather expensive.


  7. "ORISE fellowships"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at ORISE full-time

    Pros

    Experience gained, flexibility (depending on site), and trainings

    Cons

    Depends on where you get placed how flexible and enjoyable

    Advice to Management

    More organized

  8. "ORISE Fellow"

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

    I have been working at ORISE full-time

    Pros

    Great experience and work environment

    Cons

    Taxes not directly taken out of stipend. No dental or 401k.


  9. "ORISE postdoc"

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    Current Employee - Fellow in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Fellow in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ORISE full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good pay, good chance to be trained in FDA

    Cons

    not a permanent job, like posdoc


  10. "Great for internship and fellowship opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Research Trainee in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Research Trainee in Portland, OR
    Recommends

    I have been working at ORISE part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great for internship and fellowship opportunities

    Cons

    Travel reimbursement process is lengthy.


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