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Brilliant but bureaucratic

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Former Employee - Research Assistant  in  Cambridge, MA
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA

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

Pros

There are bright, accomplished scholars to work for, Cambridge is a lovely town, and the work-life balance is great.

Cons

Brilliant scholars not always accessible, not a clear path for advancement, not enough to live well on in expensive Cambridge.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More professional development opportunities for Research Assistants.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Graduate Student

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student  in  Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Provide good resource, good place to learn new techniques, good research scientists around, plenty hospital around

    Cons

    Stressful, researchers are busy in general, hard to find a time to talk with, high rental to live nearby the school,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Biostatistician II

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    Current Employee - Biostatistician  in  Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Biostatistician in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, great community of people

    Cons

    Lower salary, but not much else to complain about

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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