MIT Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

MIT Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jun 05, 2017

123 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

MIT employees receive up to 15 vacation days for the first year of eligible service; 20 days if you have more than one year of eligible service. An additional five vacation days are available every fifth year beginning with your tenth year of eligible service. Learn more: http://hrweb.mit.edu/policy/4-2.


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Employee Comments

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  • Sep 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Development Assistant in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    20 days off plus national holidays

  • Aug 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    20 days off per years.

  • Jul 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    3 weeks vacation. Depending on your department, can be very flexible about when you take the time.

  • Mar 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Pretty generous, 15 days first year, 20 days second year

  • Dec 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Contractor in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Paid time off if you were sick.

  • Sep 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    starts with 15 days vacation and 3 days personal. Jumps to 20 after one year. Every major holiday is paid off

  • Sep 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Assistant Director in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    MIT has a generous policy for vacation and paid time off .

  • Aug 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    The vacation and paid time off are quite standard among universities.

  • May 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Very good on the whole, but at beginning of fall and spring semester, can be hard to get. Be sure to ask wellin advance.

  • May 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    4 weeks + 1 extra week after working 10 years and then every five years after that - NICE


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