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Great career development

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate  in  Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, MA

Pros

1. publish papers
2. got visibility
3. good for international students/scholars if they want to move to USA (or back to be be a faculty member)
4. might be able to get a child who is born in the US (with US citizenship)
5. research work which is time consuming but not very stressful
6. establish good relationship with wide range of scholars

Cons

1. Not stable job so need to move to the formal position as soon as possible
2. work with students who might not be professional (neither hard worker)
3. Low salary
4. Low social state
5. No benefit package
6. No free insurance package
7. poor life style according to the relatively long working hours to take care expts/research issues
8. may lost your job/life after a few years of postdoc without finding a proper faculty position

Advice to ManagementAdvice

1. Good business to let the international scholars who like to be in the us to do the researches

Recommends
Disapproves of CEO

Other reviews for MIT

  1.  

    OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow  in  Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, MA

    Pros

    Smart people
    High reputation in the all universities

    Cons

    work work work
    if you want to success, you have no weekend

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Smart people, antiquated view of value of non-faculty

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA

    Pros

    Phenomenal reputation and ability to attract research dollars

    Cons

    Clueless as to how to treat highly credentialed non-faculty researchers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at high companies out there who have labs to figure out how to make a career track for non-faculty researchers

    No opinion of CEO
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