Harvard University Reviews

Updated Jan 16, 2022

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4.4
87%
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Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow
Lawrence S. Bacow
268 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits and collaborative environment(in 198 reviews)

  • "Great work life balance for employees(in 129 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Establishing a good work life balance(in 73 reviews)

  • "Expected to work for years with very low pay(in 63 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Review

      Jan 14, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good healthcare, smart people, access to resources

      Cons

      Brand before trainees, general challenges of academia

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work as a teaching fellow

      Jan 14, 2022 - Teaching Fellow 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing faculty Lots of support Talented students

      Cons

      I can’t think of any cons

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Loved it!

      Jan 13, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing supervisors and coworkers, very supportive environment

      Cons

      Number of hours/week is highly variable

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great culture

      Jan 11, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Company culture is great and employee wellbeing is important.

      Cons

      Nothing I can complain about.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Assistant manager

      Jan 11, 2022 - Assistant Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It’s fun to work here.

      Cons

      It is expensive to learn.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Front Desk

      Jan 8, 2022 - Front Desk 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work environment and friendly co-workers

      Cons

      Nothing to complain about honestly

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Jan 6, 2022 - Director of Educational Research in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The benfits at the University are great.

      Cons

      You must be able to navigate university politics to succeed.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Jan 6, 2022 - Teaching Assistant in Cambridge, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing people to work with

      Cons

      No cons exist as of yet.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      PhD interview

      Jan 7, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A lot of money spending in research

      Cons

      The department is a small department

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      It is what it is

      Jan 4, 2022 - Phd Student Researcher in Cambridge, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The work is very interesting

      Cons

      It's a lot of work

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