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"Research Assistant and Grad School at Tufts"

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Current Employee - Research Associate in Medford, MA
Current Employee - Research Associate in Medford, MA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Flexibility and fantastic learning environment

Cons

Can lack structure and must navigate politics

Other Employee Reviews for Tufts University

  1. "Non-profit university means you can do what's right instead of what's profitable, but very very slowly."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medford, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medford, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Generous hours and leave; 35 hour weeks, 4 weeks vacation, unlimited sick time.
    Stable employment.

    Cons

    Pay is not on par with commercial industry. Consensus and group-think drive decision making. Progress on any collaborative task is incredibly slow.

    Advice to Management

    Hire middle management that has commercial expertise; not primarily from other universities. Focus on actionable results that benefit the majority over 100% agreement.


  2. "Very fair, very straightforward"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tufts University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Ease & flexibility of getting work to fit with classes

    Cons

    Hard to get anything more than part-time

    Advice to Management

    No advice to think of


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