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"Worked in library; decent but boring job"

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Former Intern - Library Assistant in Cambridge, MA
Former Intern - Library Assistant in Cambridge, MA
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Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Harvard University as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

It's a beautiful campus and you'll be surrounded by some of the smartest people in the world.

Cons

I was handling book and material inventory for one of the departments in Widener Library for a summer. It wasn't the most exciting job in the world, but I didn't really expect it to be. It was a decent, fair job.

Advice to Management

Give access to university perks (like the gym) to temporary summer employees.

Other Employee Reviews for Harvard University

  1. "A good opportunity to get into this field"

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    Current Intern - Regulatory Intern in Boston, MA
    Current Intern - Regulatory Intern in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Harvard University as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Actually it is an unpaid intern job, but experience is much more important than pay.

    Cons

    Interns are not easy to be promoted to be real staff due to fund limitation.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work, but some jerks present"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Harvard University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Some astonishingly great, high energy, motivated people who usually call it the way they see it; really good locations, interesting work. Benefits are very good.

    Cons

    Have worked for or with a couple of people who really shouldn't be here. Sometimes the place makes hiring mistakes and can take forever to rectify them.

    Advice to Management

    Reward people who have good EQ and point out that this matters. You can be both kind and awesomely great at your work, at the same time.

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