From benefits to helping others, why you love working at Emory

By Emory Report Staff | Emory Report | May 22, 2015

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Emory employees celebrated on the Quad on May 15 for Staff Fest, the university's annual employee appreciation day. Photo by Wilford Harewood.

From tangible benefits like health care and education options to broader ideals including diversity and helping others, employees cite a variety of reasons to love working at Emory.

During Staff Fest, the university's annual employee appreciation day, Emory Report asked attendees what they think is good about working here.

Here is a sample of responses:


Gladys V. Brown

"Diversity and the leadership/administration"

Gladys V. Brown

Custodian
Facilities Management
Campus Service







Darian R. West

"I am able to serve my community while working with some of the most amazing co-workers. While working for Emory, I am able to provide change and make a difference in people's lives."

Darian R. West

Senior research interviewer
Global Health
School of Public Health







"The hours, benefits and employee education plan"

Martika Warren

Nuclear medicine technician II
Radiology
Emory University Hospital




Lynn Hudson

"The history of the Candler and Woodruff family and their legacy — donating money, land, buildings, faith and time. I enjoy the architecture and landscapes of all the families who have donated their money and efforts to keep the campus beautiful and sustainable."

Lynn Hudson

Program coordinator
Rehabilitation
School of Medicine







Amy Wheeler

"The benefits have been wonderful for our family of five. I completed an undergraduate degree at Emory in 1995. I have enjoyed most every aspect of my work here — 25 years this November!"

Amy Wheeler

Associate editor and director's associate
Center for the Study of Law and Religion
School of Law







Genea Crockett

"Meeting and following all of the patients in clinical trials"

Genea Crockett

Clinical research coordinator II
Winship Clinical Trials
Winship Cancer Institute







Amanda Arnold

"The beautiful campus"

Amanda Arnold

Lead Research Specialist
Pediatrics/Oncology
School of Medicine







Katrina Marie Shareef

"Work/life balance is my favorite benefit of working at Emory. I don't have to feel guilty about taking care of family business during the day when needed."

Katrina Marie Shareef

Project Coordinator
Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness
Office of the Provost







Elizabeth Patrick

"I work on MyEmory so I get to witness the incredible generosity of the Emory employees. I love working for Emory! It is wonderful to work with such smart, caring people."

Elizabeth Patrick

Assistant director of development
Office of Annual Giving
Development and Alumni Relations