MD Anderson Cancer Center

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'Best Cancer Hospital', totally justified

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Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Houston, TX (US)
Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center part-time (more than an year)

Pros

Best Cancer hospital in the world with best opportunities one can thrive for.

Cons

Very competitive to get in.

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Underpaid but Exciting

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant I in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Research Assistant I in Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    There is a lot of exciting things going on at MD Anderson. I liked the fact that I was permitted to go attend one of the many lectures and seminars that are going on a daily basis by the center's experts and guest speakers. I would have loved to keep doing it, but it is hard to make it. I left the job to go to pharmacy school.

    Cons

    Some of the bosses use you for cheap labor and don't teach you anything along the way. Try to get into a laboratory where there's a graduate student that is willing to show you some things. Some of the work can be pretty repetitive. But if you show initiative, your boss or mentor will probably allow you to run a couple projects of your own. Also, it takes awhile to advance in the company, and the pay is not always good. As a research assistant, you could eventually work your way up to lab manager, but now days it seems that they are looking more and more for MBAs and PhDs to run the lab.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    It is an excellent place to work on cancer research.

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Houston, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Exposure, Infrastructure, Intellectual mass, Resources, excellent work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Work pressure, Missing teaching opportunities like academic universities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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