Harvard University

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Great place to work with smart people

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Teaching Fellow in Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - Teaching Fellow in Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Harvard University part-time (less than an year)

Pros

Amazing benefits
Smart people who care about what they're doing
Cambridge is fantastic
Strong union support for many employees ensures better benefits for all (non-union too)
Discounts for events around Harvard, Boston, and even nationally

Cons

Not that much as far as downsides
Could maybe streamline the application and HR appointment process

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up exactly what you're doing, because you're Harvard and there's a reason you have an endowment of 30-odd billion dollars.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Postdoc fellow

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Vibrant community, smart and motivated people, great brand name, good experience if you want to stay in academia, very very low pay...

    Cons

    Someone with 3 scientific degrees usually earns about one half to one third of the amount someone with an undergraduate degree makes in industry or other fields like finance. This wouldn't be an issue if the absolute value was still reasonable. It isn't.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensation incentives and bonuses go a long way.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Mixed review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cambridge, MA

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

    Pros

    well known institution in the world

    Cons

    large, complex, and, decentralized organization

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to pay attention to the staff

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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