Harvard University Reviews

Updated Aug 12, 2022

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4.4
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Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow
Lawrence S. Bacow
351 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
      Former Employee

      Teaching assistant

      Aug 12, 2022 - Teaching Assistant 
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      Pros

      Great work environment, good health insurance.

      Cons

      It was a great place to work, I couldn't find cons

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Legal Research Assistant

      Aug 12, 2022 - Graduate Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The supervision is excellent and the learning opportunities are also.

      Cons

      The pay is very little, but that is usually understood.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Postdoc

      Aug 10, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
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      Pros

      Supportive environment with great coworkers

      Cons

      No cons to be said at this time

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      n/a

      Aug 7, 2022 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everything was great and I have no complaints.

      Cons

      Nothing that comes to my mind.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Aug 7, 2022 - Harvard PhD Student in Cambridge, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of smart people around

      Cons

      Sometimes frustrating but this is common for grad school

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great University

      Aug 5, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great community and career support

      Cons

      Low pay compared to industry

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great place to work

      Aug 5, 2022 - Associate Director 
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      Pros

      Work environment, very good benefits

      Cons

      Not for conservative types if you lean that way

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