"The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently,
breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision
of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”
Boston Children’s at a glance
As the pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School our reach is global and our impact is profound. Some quick facts:
Our mission: Care, Research, Teach, Community.
We strive both to anticipate and respond to issues arising from complex personal and family situations, and to provide the support that can contribute to the best possible outcome for the child and family. We also believe that sensitivity means a recognition of and respect for the diverse backgrounds of both the patients and families we serve and of our coworkers throughout the hospital.
The Boston Children's Hospital community also includes thousands of dedicated supporters who give generously to the hospital in many different ways.
Research - Overview
Boston Children’s Hospital is home to the world’s largest research enterprise at a pediatric center. Whether you need to locate someone with expertise in epigenetics, pay-for-performance or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, you can find the right researcher at Boston Children’s. More than 600 faculty researchers and 700 postdoctoral fellows are actively pursuing innovations to solve the most pressing challenges in pediatric medicine today.
Our research team leads U.S. pediatric hospitals in scientific publishing, with impressive representation in top basic science, top general clinical, top pediatric and top subspecialty journals. Boston Children's Hospital was listed as an author affiliation in 882 papers in 2011, 1,020 papers in 2012, and 1,323 papers in 2013, according to PubMed.
We provide a comprehensive array of programs to nurture a culture of innovation among our research team. These programs include the Technology and Innovation Development Office (TIDO), Innovation Acceleration Program (IAP), Translational Research Program and Clinical Research Center.
Boston Children’s leads the world in pediatric innovation. Our researchers and caregivers have embodied a culture of innovation—building tools, technologies and techniques that have shaped pediatric medicine and changed children’s lives for more than 100 years.
But the 21st century has brought new demands. We have sharpened our mission and embraced a global, inclusive model.
Our mission is to ensure that life-changing innovations know no boundaries and reach those who matter most: our children. We empower clinicians, researchers and entrepreneurs to transform pediatric health care—within our walls and throughout the world—turning groundbreaking visions into reality. Collaboration—an open community of innovation that welcomes partners from all communities regardless of geography or industry—is central to our mission.
Boston Children's Hospital offers a wide range of opportunities from finance, research and IT — to support services and administration. We are committed to creating a best-in-class work place at all levels by providing development opportunities for new grads while ensuring that our most experienced team members have the resources and freedom to create the work / life balance that they seek.
Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity is a top priority at Boston Children's Hospital. Because when your workforce reflects the patients in your care, there’s simply no limit to what can be accomplished. With patients from around the globe, we’re unwavering in our commitment to understand unique cultural needs, to ensure the highest possible health outcomes.
Join us, and work in an environment where diverse life experiences are respected and embraced. Where people grow from each other’s unique perspectives. And where what makes you different makes all of us better.
Work Life Balance
What does it take to strike the right work-life balance? At Boston Children’s Hospital, it’s about more than the hours spent at home — and at work. It’s about a culture that fosters health and well-being for every employee, both in and out of the workplace. It’s about providing the support you need to give your best to your work and your family. It’s about benefits designed to support your finances, prepare for a secure future, and provide you with the resources to live a life of meaning and fulfillment.
When you’re part of the Boston Children’s family, you give your best to make a difference in the lives of others — and we give our best to make a difference in yours. Discover how our comprehensive benefits can empower you to live well in every arena of your life.
Mission & Values
No matter your role at the hospital we are all working Until Every Child Is Well. By creating innovative solutions and collaborating across the institution we are all working to provide the highest quality of care, be on the frontier of research, ensure continuing victories in pediatric medicine and build a healthy community around us.
The Benefits of Success
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, Cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).
Join us, and be part a place where big things happen every day - and where every single member of our team contributes to saving and healing the children in our care. Discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
I have been working at Boston Children's Hospital full-time (More than a year)
Great opportunities, great people, inspirational place to work
the pay is horrid, not a livable wage
Advice to Management
find a bit more money for research assistants
First round: phone screen: What's your background and why do you want to work here?
Second round: on-site interview (I had to do a presentation on my previous project, the whole group was watching). Then I met about 6 people, each 30 min, just conversations about their experience