Harvard University
3.9 of 5 464 reviews
www.harvard.edu Cambridge, MA 5000+ Employees

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Good benefits and great work life balance.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsNot that much stress on the job. Great hours and some flexibility. Great insurance benefits, time off, and holidays. Everyone is really nice.

ConsToo hierarchical and things move at glacial pace. Fellow employees tend to stick around for too long causing lack of innovation and updated skills. Management seems to be out there for themselves and no enough for their subordinates.

Advice to Senior ManagementStrive for less hierarchy and more flat organization. Union and management standoff needs to end as soon as possible. With all the activities going on within the University in terms of growth, the University should be more willing and is able to provide more to its unionized staff.

– I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Postdoctoral Researcher (Current Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Harvard University full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Rich school. Many seminars/workshops with great scholars. Lots of lunch… Cons: Great scholars nearby - you might be overwhelmed easily. Some bureaucracy - took… Advice to Senior Management: N/A - not familiar with upper management Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Harvard is a great place to work.

    Development (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    I have been working at Harvard University full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Interesting people, fantastic benefits, many opportunities for professional development. Cons: Decision making can be opaque. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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