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Great place to be a graduate student

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Former Employee - Research Assistant  in  Cambridge, MA
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA

I worked at MIT full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

- Access to first-class scientific resources
- Surrounded by intelligent and hard-working scientists
- Competitive graduate student stipends
- Great health insurance along with recently-added dental plans

Cons

-Work environment can be very intense
-Stipend increases don't always keep up with increase in cost of living
-Recent increase in crime around campus
-Parking is difficult on campus

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    Feels like home

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    Current Employee - Fiscal Officer  in  Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Fiscal Officer in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at MIT full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The benefits are really great

    Cons

    Sometimes there is a bunch of red tape

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    great environment but it depends on your department

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

    I have been working at MIT full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    great benefits, flexible, care about employees, always something interesting going on

    Cons

    salary - some departments are better to work in than others

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