Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Benefits

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Maternity & Paternity Leave(11 comments)

    The best thing about the healthcare plan is the level of coverage.

  • Health Insurance(10 comments)

    Draper recently switched to Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO (2 years ago). BCBS is much more restrictive on what prescription meds they will cover. Previously they had Harvard Pilgrim which I believe was better (covered more) just based on my own personal experience ( i have no major data).

  • 401K Plan(7 comments)

    Their matching contributions are the best around. One of the legacy traditions from their MIT roots I believe.

May 21, 2019
Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Excellent 401K contributions, paid time off for non-birthing parent.

May 15, 2019
Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

401k, Dental, Childcare subsidy, Overall good health care benefits

Apr 4, 2019
Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Benefits are ok, they have open enrollment once a year.

Jan 22, 2019
Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Draper has excellent parental leave for non birthing parents.

Jul 16, 2018
Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Awesome benefits. 3 weeks vacation. great tuition reimbursement program.

May 24, 2018
Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Best - unlimited paid sick time and matching of 2:1 on retirement contributions. Worst - vacation accrues 2-3 hours a week depending on how much your annual allotment is. When you start, you have 0 vacation hours.

Dec 4, 2017
Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

health insurance and 401K are both very good. vacation time is much less than other places, also limited investment into training

Nov 15, 2017
Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Awesome health insurance, unlimited sick time, almost free parking in Cambridge.

Sep 27, 2017
Current Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Total match of 10% with only 5% contribution. Start with 3 weeks vacation. Unlimited sick time.

Jul 22, 2017
Current Staff in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Great retirement matching program, good medical/dental choices and rates, and an excellent vacation/leave/comp time policy

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Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance (10)
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

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