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Excellent work environment, world class people and facilities

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, MA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great people, work/life balance, flexible work schedules possible, always plenty to do

Cons

Adoption of new and good ideas can take a long time; always need to be aware of what is technically and politically possible; compensation below industry norm

Advice to Management

Listen more to the top notch people you've hired while making changes

Other Employee Reviews for Harvard University

  1. Many opportunities, competitive environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Student in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people you meet here are incredibly capable and driven to success. Naturally, when you put enough Type-A's together you create a very competitive environment, but this environment can also drive innovation.

    Cons

    The culture of competition can drive some students to feel very disillusioned with the incredible opportunity they have of attending Harvard

    Advice to Management

    More support for students


  2. Solid, reliable and comfortable with room to grow

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harvard University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are amazing; strong union

    Cons

    Slightly lower salaries in academia; intellectual glass ceiling


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