Boston University
3.7 of 5 244 reviews
www.bu.edu Boston, MA 5000+ Employees

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Great colleagues but lots of instability.

Assistant Director (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

I have been working at Boston University full-time for more than 3 years

Pros- Attracts quality staff and students.
- Time off is excellent, especially intercession (do not have to take vacation time)
- Diversity of backgrounds from staff and students

Cons- High turnover
- Unclear policies
- Two year wait for retirement benefits

Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop policy guidelines for staff
Explore healthy use of flex time

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great people and an engaging work environment.

Research Engineer/Coordinator (Former Employee)
Boston, MA

I worked at Boston University full-time for more than a year


Pros: - Relaxed work environment - Great advisor and co-workers - Plenty of… Cons: - Can get boring sometimes - If academic research isn't for you then… Advice to Senior Management: - Keep up the good work and please do what my advisor did: When someone… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Great Benefits, Decent Pay, but Monolithic and slow.

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

I have been working at Boston University full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Amazing benefits: matching 403b, health, dental. Classes are nearly free (90% off after taxes, for 2 classes/semester). Environment and culture… Cons: This place has so many employees that it takes forever to get buy-in to do… Advice to Senior Management: Big goals and values really do help, so stick with… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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