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Over educated babies with no interpersonal skills - makes working there difficult.

Staff Assistant (Former Employee) Cambridge, MA

ProsConnections. There are so many alums.

ConsSelfish, arrogant people in all staffing levels - who don't know how nor really want to do work.

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No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    lots of variability in treatment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Boston, MA

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

    Pros: If you're interested in working with smart people, this is the place to be. First place I've been where I didn't… Cons: Huge politics depending on where in the organizational hierarchy you fit. There is great variability in the "happiness index" depending on who your direct supervisor… Advice to Senior Management: Give more than lip service to work/life balance. Actually do something about supervisors who do not… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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    Nice environment and rich culture. A lot of activities going on. Also Boston is a fun place to live.

    Postdoctoral Fellow (Former Employee) Cambridge, MA

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

    Pros: Competitive faculty staff. Big library. Rich culture. Benefit is very… Cons: Work can be stressed, esp. from peer pressure. Rent is… Advice to Senior Management: Very good. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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