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Fantastic place to work and do research - though it may depend slightly on what you are with.

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Former Employee - Research Assistant II in Boston, MA
Former Employee - Research Assistant II in Boston, MA

I worked at Harvard University

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Weekly happy hours!; very collegial atmosphere; specifically, my PI was a wonderful, caring, and reasonable person to work for and I was very satisfied with the way I was treated.

Cons

It is worth noting that one's working experience at HMS may be influenced by the PI you specifically work for. I consider myself very fortunate with the PI I worked with, though I did occasionally hear from others some dissatisfaction with theirs.

Advice to Management

None.

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  1. Great university, Great research, Great opportunity

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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

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is great to be able to go anywhere and have people recognize my university.
    Research community here is very vibrant and wide. People are very smart and nice.

    Cons

    Graduate salaries suck, though, but the future opportunity is very promising.

    Advice to Management

    not much ... just keep it going!


  2. Staff Assistant Review

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    Current Employee - Staff Assistant in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Staff Assistant in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Harvard University

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very supportive environment, great co-workers and work/life balance. Compensation is very competitive.

    Cons

    Very decentralized, makes some projects difficult.

    Advice to Management

    None


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