Ceres Reviews

Updated Dec 7, 2020

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21 Ratings
  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Ceres full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Meaningful work, worklife balance, career growth

    Cons

    To many projects at times

  2. "Great people & excellent place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Ceres full-time

    Pros

    Staff at Ceres are terrific & passionate about working for social justice and sustainability - current programs focus on tackling the climate crisis, deforestation, water scarcity, sustainable agriculture, and ensuring an inclusive and just economy.

    Cons

    Sometimes Ceres tries to work on too many issues & takes on too many projects - but this is has been getting better in recent years.


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Associate 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ceres full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues, strong theory of change, wonderful benefits

    Cons

    Other organizations of similar size pay junior employers better.

  4. "Ceres unified"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fresno, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ceres full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It’s a lot of fun

    Cons

    It’s really good wouldn’t change a thing

  5. "Great place to work if you're looking to break into the enviromental field but expect to do work above your pay grade"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Ceres full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Holidays off, health insurance, educational benefit

    Cons

    long hours, unclear work responsibilities, time management

  6. "passionate, mission-driven, impactful"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ceres full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great benefits, great environment, committed and talented people

    Cons

    needs to strengthen rapid decision-making and org structure, but that is common at NGOs

  7. "Passionate employees, great work environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Communications and Marketing 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ceres full-time

    Pros

    Ceres has great benefits - it feels like a corporate office with a nonprofit mentality.

    Cons

    Some departments have limited upward movement

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Director"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ceres full-time

    Pros

    Very dedicated and talented team.

    Cons

    Very challenging work, modest pay and long hours

  9. "stevedore"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Ceres full-time

    Pros

    the pros are limited outside of decent salary and benefits

    Cons

    the hours can be very demanding

  10. "Program Director"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ceres full-time

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial, high-visibility, small enough team to give you lots of diverse responsibilities

    Cons

    Hard to climb once you've been hired in

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