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"Great place to be a graduate student"

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Former Employee - Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA
Recommends

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

Pros

- Access to first-class scientific resources
- Surrounded by intelligent and hard-working scientists
- Competitive graduate student stipends
- Great health insurance along with recently-added dental plans

Cons

-Work environment can be very intense
-Stipend increases don't always keep up with increase in cost of living
-Recent increase in crime around campus
-Parking is difficult on campus

Other Employee Reviews for MIT

  1. "Great place to do research if you are in a good group"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Researcher in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Graduate Researcher in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at MIT full-time

    Pros

    You will be surrounded by brilliant minds and tons of human resources as well as great libraries. There are cool projects available if you do it right.

    Cons

    The environment is very high-pressure and results-driven. Everyone is insanely busy with work and personal lives are often neglected.

    Advice to Management

    Reach out to employees more


  2. "great environment but it depends on your department"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Communications Assistant in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Communications Assistant in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MIT full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great benefits, flexible, care about employees, always something interesting going on

    Cons

    salary - some departments are better to work in than others

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