Massachusetts General Hospital

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Massachusetts General Hospital Reviews

Updated October 30, 2014
Updated October 30, 2014
225 Reviews
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225 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • GREAT experience, learned tons and great benefits (in 17 reviews)

  • cutting edge surgeries for patients that travel from all over the country to be cared for (in 16 reviews)


Cons
  • for a researcher, there is no work-life balance in general (in 4 reviews)

  • Might have to work long hours if you are in the research side (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    Challenging but insightful.

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

    I worked at Massachusetts General Hospital as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of very intelligent people around to give you invaluable insight
    Very progressive, plenty of diversity in the team
    Management are very understanding of work-life balance.
    Plenty of training opportunities
    Plenty of opportunities for progression

    Cons

    Benefits for interns were very poor.
    Pay was quite low for the hours being put in
    Research offices weren't the best

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Research Technician in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Research Technician in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Working on cutting edge technology projects.

    Cons

    Pay rate is low since it was based on NIH fundings

  3.  

    Great place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital

    Pros

    Fantastic benefits, brilliant minds, good perks

    Cons

    Not a great pay but the benefits compensate

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  5.  

    Amazing but fast pace...

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Smart colleagues and PIs. Amazing research facilities. Supportive assistants

    Cons

    Too Fast, Too much pressure.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    intern

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great opportunity for applying engineering concepts into health care area, and to develop proper solutions for health care problems.

    Cons

    compensation was fair, but considering how expensive living in Boston, MA; it could have been better. for a researcher, there is no work-life balance in general.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Man's Greatest Hospital

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    Current Employee - Physician
    Current Employee - Physician

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best place to work in healthcare setting

    Cons

    busy practice so need high degree of patience

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Establishment

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    Current Employee - HVAC in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - HVAC in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    great working environment for employees

    Cons

    employee parking need improvements around the campus

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Minimal benefits, underpaid administrative staff

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Massachusetts General Hospital as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    World-reknown hospital and cutting edge research.

    Cons

    Poor compensation for business and administrative staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    One of the best hospitals to work for

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    Former Employee - Instructor in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Instructor in Boston, MA

    I worked at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Well managed. Efficient. Highly skilled and collaborative environment.

    Cons

    Low pay. Very competitive and at times highly stressful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to understand the pressures of grant writing physician scientists

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    benefits are great, yet a bit expensive. Pay a bit lower than other hospitals in the area

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    Current Employee - Patient Access Coordinator II in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Patient Access Coordinator II in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits are great but also a bit expensive but the hospital gives you a credit to help pay for the health insurance

    Cons

    feel that the pay ais a bit lower than other hospitals

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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