MIT Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

MIT Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jun 05, 2017

151 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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  • Apr 20, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    I think you get about 4 weeks of vacation. I think you get about 4 weeks of vacation.

  • Nov 16, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    It's basically decided in agreement with your supervisor.

  • Oct 23, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    You will get about 15 days a year for the vacation

  • Oct 11, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    competitive and very rewarding for long term employees

  • Sep 13, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Administrative Assistant in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    4 weeks vacation, 5th on 5th year.

  • Aug 17, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Administrative Assistant in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Allows for flexible hours in busy time of year

  • Jun 04, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Very typical vacation and paid time off policy

  • May 25, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Generally, it is not on the track, since it depends on your advisor's style. pretty flexible

  • Mar 28, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Postdoctoral Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    The working hours is flexible depending on your host advisor.

  • Mar 12, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Yes, there are vacation days however it varies with each department and faculty member. The number of vacation days must be worked out with the faculty member.


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