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Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Reviews

Updated Feb 14, 2020

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4.5
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Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Director Dr. Ralph Semmel
Dr. Ralph Semmel
235 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible schedule, great benefits, promotes work/life balance(in 59 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, interesting work, lots of opportunity for movement (to different teams/projects or into more management positions)(in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly 

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, helpful staff. Everyone was nice

    Cons

    I really enjoyed working here as an intern

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory2020-02-07
  2. "Love it"

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    Current Employee - Senior Professional Staff in Laurel, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Always learning new thing. A chance to have huge impact, smart and professional colleagues

    Cons

    Parking is rough across campus

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory2020-01-26
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Associate Professional Staff II 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, interesting work, lots of opportunity for movement (to different teams/projects or into more management positions)

    Cons

    Parking is hard to get if you don't get in early

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory2020-01-23
  4. "Relaxed work environment, exciting work"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

    Pros

    Relaxed work culture Family atmosphere Flexible work arrangements

    Cons

    Difficult to grow and advance in a non-technical role

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    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory2020-02-01
  5. "Great Place to Work!"

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    Current Employee - Senior Staff I 

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, great benefits, promotes work/life balance

    Cons

    Can be slow to change at times

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory2020-01-16
  6. "information Assurance professionals look elsewhere"

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    Former Employee - Information Assurance Officer in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Suburban Location, wildlfe present on campus, Clean Bathrooms

    Cons

    Lacks diversity, unqualified management staff, rampant nepotism, wildlife freely roaming campus

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    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory2020-02-14
  7. Helpful (1)

    "A Great Place to Be!"

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    Current Employee - Senior Professional Staff in Laurel, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Awesome work environment Lots of interesting work Lots of growth opportunities Lots of Educational Opportunities Lots of Networking Groups

    Cons

    Parking Lack of monthly holidays off Slow Gov't Approval Process

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory2019-12-31
  8. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Associate Professional Staff 

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    APL is a great place to work with a great culture.

    Cons

    Parking at APL is currently a problem.

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory2020-01-03
  9. "Great work/life balance, reasonable pay"

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    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer 

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Been here 6 months. All around great experience so far. Good management, plenty of freedom to innovate, plenty of opportunities for training.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory2019-12-13
  10. "Generally a solid place to work"

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    Current Employee - Technical Staff in Laurel, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    High quality technical professionals Opportunity to contribute to relevant real world challenges Collegial environment / staff willIng to assist and help each other Attention to campus environment

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for growth Strong deference to “career lab” staff

    Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory2019-12-19

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