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Great place to work with smart people

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  • 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
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Harvard University part-time

    Pros

    Work with smart, driven people from various backgrounds

    Cons

    Access to supervisors vary immensely by lab

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Excellent experiences so far

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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 (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of resources, good brand name for any career opportunities after, smart people around

    Cons

    Everyone works so hard, so little work/life balance as graduate student.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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