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"Very good place to work"

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Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA
Former Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Harvard University full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Professional Development, good work place, good benefits

Cons

Nothing specific about the employer but Boston city can be cold in winter

Advice to Management

Nothing specific

Other Employee Reviews for Harvard University

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harvard University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    As an RA at HBS I worked with incredible faculty as well as leaders in organizations around the world. I traveled to various countries to conduct field research and wrote HBS case studies as well as a book with my professor. The hours were really great and the travel was amazing.

    Cons

    My experience was unusual - most RA's never or rarely travel. It's also so dependent on which faculty member you are working with.


  2. "Great place to work, but very ossified hierarchy""

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    Former Employee - Bibliographic Assistant in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Bibliographic Assistant in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harvard University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I worked in Technical Services for the Library System (buying books, essentially): Wonderful lifestyle, great place to be, nice benefits. I'm happy to have started my career there, but it's not an atmosphere that is easy to rise up in or gain more management experience.

    Cons

    The pay was low. Granted I was working in a Humanties field within academia, but a lot of pressure from changes in the education business really put the squeeze on headcount, overall job-enjoyability, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Nurture talent better.

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