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Excellent academic environment, look forward to more exposures/stimulations on the business side

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Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Baltimore, MD (US)
Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Baltimore, MD (US)

I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Smart people, excellent academic/research resources, close to DC and not far from Phili and NYC, reasonable living expense.

Cons

A bit too scholar-oriented, unsecured urban areas

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    Overall a great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. lots of opportunities for learning (coursework, seminars, certifications) offered to most employees - if you are full time there is a big discount or they are free.
    2. big names in science/medicine/public health come to Hopkins all the time to lecture and staff have access to attend
    3. amazing benefits package
    4. you get to work with some of the greatest researchers around who are incredibly dedicated - which can be very inspiring!

    Cons

    1. it's a huge organization, like a mid sized town, so really you're usually working within a small number of employees + supervisor - don't really interact with anyone outside of that circle regularly
    2. many complain about the compensation being lower at Hopkins compared to other hospitals/universities - personally I think it depends on your specific type of position - some pay much better than at public universities in the area.
    3. the neighborhood around Hopkins (east Baltimore) is pretty depressing.

    Advice to Management

    we need more support for working moms/pregnant employees. Hopkins is so progressive on many other issues, would be nice to see a change in the maternity leave policy (or lack thereof).

  2. Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD (US)

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Networking has been the best experience.

    Cons

    Parking is not easy the downtown baltimore area

    Advice to Management

    Continue being open

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