Judge Baker Children's Center – Boston, MA
In anticipation of its Centennial in 2017, Judge Baker seeks a dynamic leader, successful fundraiser, and results-oriented executive for the new… ClickCast
I worked at Judge Baker Children's Center full-time (Less than a year)
Working at Judge Baker give one the opportunity to add "Harvard Medical School" to one's resume. Although my experience was sour in the day-to-day, the realistic exposure to the sad side of academia was valuable.
Post-docs receive little management training and as a result end up as terrible managers. Politics and cattiness dominate the research department.
Advice to Management
Post-docs need to learn how to manage employees. Considering that they hold PhDs in psychology, they demonstrate a very rudimentary understanding of how to motivate people and provide an enjoyable work environment. Give your employees meaningful experiences and set realistic expectations.