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Taking a drink from a firehose

Graduate Student (Current Employee)
Cambridge, MA

Pros- Excellent working environment
- Lots of interesting people
- Good supervision by PIs
- Flexible working hours
- International community
- Excellent sports facilities

Cons- Work-life balance
- Strongly oriented to 'fashion' topics in science
- Some groups paranoidal secretive
- Big Bang Theory in real life
- Some tenure professors expect insane workload

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best place in the world to do science

    Technical Assistant (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

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


    Pros: Excellent benefits, Gym access, huge number of club sports. Free tuition to… Cons: Boston is cold. Housing in the area is very… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Good PR, Rigid Bureaucratic Institution

    Visiting Scientist (Current Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at MIT full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: This is an amazing place to undertake consulting and depending on… Cons: Boston/Cambridge is expensive. You need to supplement your income. MIT does not pay well because there is a 50% tax that goes to the MIT… Advice to Senior Management: MIT desperately needs management and mentorship towards its employees and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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