Harvard University
3.9 of 5 462 reviews
www.harvard.edu Cambridge, MA 5000+ Employees

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Excellent research experience

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Current Employee)

ProsHighly driven environment, learn from and interact act with leaders in their fields, get top quality research experience

ConsLess focus on work/life balance, personal and professional development and mentoring. Postdoc salaries not great, even though this varies a lot by department. Can be a high-stress environment, very competitive

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

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Harvard University


    Pros: great research, a lot of interesting talks, interesting people Cons: super long hours, pressure, no time for myself, very competitive More
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    Top-heavy trickle-down

    Research Assistant (Former Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

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


    Pros: Amazing benefits and endless educational opportunities (if you make the… Cons: Nealy impossible to move laterally within organization, which is structured for the benefit of high-status faculty and administration. Salaries… Advice to Senior Management: For non-exempt employees, whose annual salary increases are determined by union agreements with… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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