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Massachusetts General Hospital Reviews

Updated January 22, 2019
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  • "Work life balance is hard, no growth opportunities" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Low salary for the high quality of life" (in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Great benefits
    Very innovative
    Excellent standards
    Flexible schedules

    Cons

    Tough to move up
    Traffic driving into the city


  2. "Great opportunity for fresh grads!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Really awesome work environment. Very demanding (depending on the department and PI you work for) but incredibly rewarding due to the amazing patient population you get to interact with and the world-class faculty you get to work alongside with. Great health insurance!

    Cons

    Very poor pay and quite long hours. Work life balance can become skewed.

    Advice to Management

    Better on boarding process.

  3. "Good job, ok pay, limited growth opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Engineer
    Current Employee - Clinical Engineer
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Lot of diversity in projects and great culture and health benefits

    Cons

    Limited growth and low pay


  4. "Solid place to come for a postdoc"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    high caliber science, collaborative environment

    Cons

    can feel lost in the system at times


  5. "Good internship"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Intern in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Massachusetts General Hospital (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good exposure to the industry

    Cons

    everyone is really busy and does not always have time to teach and talk to you

    Advice to Management

    doing good


  6. "Community Oriented"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I worked at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of people stay a long time, people really like being a part of MGH

    Cons

    My department was kind of disorganized


  7. "N/A"

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow
    Current Employee - Research Fellow

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Good research enveriment and resource

    Cons

    poor salary in Boston area

  8. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Charlestown, MA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Charlestown, MA

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good environment with the best scientists

    Cons

    highly competitive, expensive life in MA.


  9. "Registered Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Great resources, Great employees, Nice facilities

    Cons

    Difficult to park at hospital


  10. "CLinical Research Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Massachusetts General Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Teams are smart and inclusive

    Cons

    not great benefits and perks