D. E. Shaw Research Benefits

5.0
4 Ratings

Employee Benefit Reviews

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Nov 25, 2018
Current Employee

Fantastic benefits including onsite health & wellness activities, catered lunches, gym memberships, superb health plan, 401K, and corporate memberships to museums around the city. Vacation time is flexible. There are opportunities to attend conferences. Maternity and paternity leave benefits seem on par with industry norms.

Jun 1, 2017
Current Employee

Extremely generous vacation policy (no cap) which usually means about 4-5 weeks per year.

Feb 22, 2017
Former Employee

the healthcare coverage through Cigna was best we ever had. Amazingly low monthly payment for POS. Even 100% out of network it was cheaper per year than a traditional PPS, and the options were very good.

Feb 3, 2017
Current Employee

This is likely the best benefits package I'll ever see: unlimited vacation, great medical/dental/vision insurance, lots of little perks here and there, and generous 401(k) match.

Benefits Summary

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

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • 401K Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off
  • Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Sabbatical
  • Bereavement Leave

Perks & Discounts

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

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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