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Johns Hopkins University Reviews

Updated 24 January 2015
Updated 24 January 2015
445 Reviews
3.9
445 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work life balance and being that I am still in school that is very important (in 15 reviews)

  • Surrounded by very intelligent individuals, never bored (high work volume), great benefits (in 23 reviews)


Cons
  • You may see a maximum 2% increase which doesn't cover cost of living expenses increase (in 7 reviews)

  • Not much work/life balance in the culture (in 7 reviews)

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  1.  

    Absolutely satisfying a brilliant experience.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time

    Pros

    Brilliant Boss. Great Pay. Lovely long term job.

    Cons

    Have to be very committed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Research Program Assistant II

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

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University

    Pros

    Great environment, awesome coworkers, lots of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Baptism by fire, low salary

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    great benefits, mediocre salaries

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University

    Pros

    great working environment for someone in research - there are constant opportunities for collaboration and amazing exposure to speakers/lecturers from all over. Benefits related to tuition help for dependents and retirement savings are excellent.

    Cons

    pay tends to be on the lower end, relative to working in private industry or at some other universities. research is carried out very independently at times so you need to be proactive and seek out collaborators and mentors for support.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Academia

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good JHU benefits, variety of work

    Cons

    Some management horrible, HR took too long to address, salary stagnant with little hope of growth/promotion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Check in with the people on your team for their input on how things are managed and how they are supervised. Reward hard work with promotions and pay raises.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Top research university

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Baltimore, MD (US)

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Leading research environment, great mentors and peer students, great collaboration, supports from university/school/department

    Cons

    city environment is not the best especially in some areas; not too much funny events in daily life which should be expected for research scientist

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    so far it is really good

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Wow. Pristine Quality. Good Times. Great Pay.

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Baltimore, MD (US)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Baltimore, MD (US)

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Everything is awesome, ya know?

    Cons

    Nothing is bad, ya know?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it going!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Nothing Special as an Research Assistant

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Research Assistant

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Nice team. No one is pushing you.

    Cons

    We weren't told what we are supposed to do.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    The most wonderful work place to be.

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    Current Employee - Lab Assistant II
    Current Employee - Lab Assistant II

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University

    Pros

    The hospital is very clean and all workers are so nice and experience in their job. I really trust this hospital.

    Cons

    You just need to as good as god to stay there or you see your self intimidated by others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This is the best place to be trush me. I have been there for 5 years.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Research Associate

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University

    Pros

    Collaborative environment, access to cutting edge research

    Cons

    career advancement, salary, no other cons

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Student monitor position is really great. I would love to keep working as a student monitor the next semester.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University

    Pros

    You can actually do your homework and earn money at the same time, which is awesome for a Hopkins student, considering our work load and life style.

    Cons

    If you are looking for a summer internship and networking like crazy, student monitor is probably not a good job it took a huge amount of time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Probably fragmentize time blocks from 4 hours to 2 hours

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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