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Great institution for graduate students and postdocs

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Current Employee - Ph D Student in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Ph D Student in Boston, MA

I have been working at Harvard University full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Great environment for collaborations with high profile scientists in a great city

Cons

Extremely competitive environment, high pressure

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  1. Harvard University and Children's Hospital

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Fellow in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Research Fellow in Boston, MA

    I worked at Harvard University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    infrastructure and culture and value and T

    Cons

    competition, competition, competition, competition, competition

    Advice to Management

    Salary is too low considering one of the highest housing and rent market in the area


  2. A great learning experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Boston, MA

    I worked at Harvard University full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Access to many proprietary resources, Learning and working with some of the best in their fields, Many opportunities for networking and making new connections

    Cons

    In any academic environment the pace is much slower and this takes adjustment. In research showing your worth is not always seen as important and the investigator's time is very limited so you must be proactive in managing your career.


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