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Great place to be a graduate student

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA
Recommends

I worked at MIT full-time (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

Other Employee Reviews for MIT

  1. MIT not a fun place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at MIT full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Cool access to technology Lots of smart people

    Cons

    People are very asocial - as in won't have normal conversations with you - many do not have basic social skills Very poorly managed Salary was terrible and had to fight for every penny Way worse on every level than Harvard


  2. Feels like home

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Fiscal Officer in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Fiscal Officer in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at MIT full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The benefits are really great

    Cons

    Sometimes there is a bunch of red tape

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