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Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - PhD Candidate in Cambridge, MA

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

Pros

Competitive environment, schedules are flexible, most deadlines are not too strict.

Cons

Things are slow, experimental work requires patience since instruments have down time, samples sometimes don't work...etc.

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Maintain the instruments.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MIT

    Pros

    working with some of the smartest people

    Cons

    it involves many work hours

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    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at MIT full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Intellectually stimulating. Students are fantastic. Depending on department, the community can be strong. Lots of opportunities to collaborate

    Cons

    Low pay and benefits. Opportunities to move on to academic positions is limited. Many challenges ahead for postdocs who want to stay in academics.

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