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A wonderful place to work

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Telecommunications Manager in Allston, MA (US)
Current Employee - Telecommunications Manager in Allston, MA (US)

I have been working at Harvard University full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Harvard offers tremendous benefits, from vacation time, medical benefits and financial investments. They offer various job opportunities and often promote from within the university. They believe in a family and work life balance. I feel fortunate to work at this university.

Cons

I can't think of any cons.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Upper Management strives to keep employees informed of any changes, updates, by regularly scheduling town hall meetings, where there is an open forum to address any concerns to upper management.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    teaching fellow for harvard extension school

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at Harvard University part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    well paid and less work. 20 hours/week. i teach weekly section and office hour. there are 4 teaching fellows in a section of 80 student. all of the other teaching fellows have taken this course so it is very easy to manage them

    Cons

    the tuition is not waived for this position, so the salary cannot cover everything and i still need financial aid from somewhere else

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    It was a good boost to my resume, but quite dull.

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    Former Employee - Finance Associate in Cambridge, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Finance Associate in Cambridge, MA (US)

    I worked at Harvard University as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    They pay temporary workers well if the temporary worker is not contracted through an agency.

    Cons

    They will end your contract the day of in some circumstances. I was lucky enough to be given a month's notice.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider hiring people who do not have master's or Ph.Ds for permanent positions. Most of you don't seem to consider life experience. It's valuable.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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