Office Assistant (Former Employee) – Boston, MA – February 3, 2014
A typical day consisted of attended to students, answering the phone and filing applications. My co-workers were students, higher management and professors. The office had a very friendly atmosphere and little hierarchy. This job was always enjoyable to come too and everyone was very pleasant to be around.
Wonderful place to complete a Master's thesis project
Health Communication Graduate Consultant (Former Employee) – Boston, MA – April 25, 2017
I did pro-bono consulting work for Boston University as part of my master's thesis project for Emerson College. It was a wonderful experience. The staff who I worked with in Student Health Services and Behavioral Medicine were patient, attentive, and provided fantastic mentorship to me.
Research Assistant (Current Employee) – Boston, MA – April 20, 2017
Although I thoroughly enjoyed the work I did in the lab, it required many hours of overtime and weekend shifts. This extra work is par for the course when it comes to biology work, but it was certainly draining at times.
Research Technician (Former Employee) – Boston, MA – April 17, 2017
Working as a technician for Boston University is a very fun job. you get to go in the field and have all sort of experiences. However this is a very demanding University and you must be willing to make some sacrifices if you really love your job and want to make your best effort.
Postdoctoral Researcher (Current Employee) – Boston, MA – April 17, 2017
Our current scientific focus is the ongoing support of medicinal chemistry projects that have evolved from screening hits discovered in collaboration with our CLC colleagues. We are broadly interested in developing and optimizing bioactive small molecules for therapeutic and research use in the study of infectious diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and cancer.
A challenging day full of decisions both operational, resource allocation customer interaction,. Very demanding.
Associate Director of Mail Services (Former Employee) – Boston, MA – February 8, 2017
Begin the day. Assess resources. Allocate responsibilities based on resources available. Monitor organizational needs and respond according to priorities. Respond to customer requests effectively. Handle any emergencies i.e. illness, vehicle breakdown etc. Get all daily operational requirements met. Take care of necessary issues if employee not available. Work culture was no news is good news. The hardest part of the job was reducing overtime to save jobs. The most enjoyable part of the job was accomplishing all daily responsibilities in a timely complete manner. Ultimately satisfying the customers needs.
Teaching Assistant for 'Analog VLSI Circuit Design (Former Employee) – Boston, MA – January 31, 2017
If you want a stable job and a stable salary, this is the place you want to go. All you can do is go there, work, eat lunch, work and go home. It's not bad as there is not much challenges and you are not likely to get fired, but it is just not exciting.
Drafting & CAD Assistant (Co-op) (Current Employee) – Boston, MA – January 30, 2017
The work environment at Boston University (Facility and Planning Department) is well established and the managers, and more generally every member of the staff, make it easy to feel comfortable and ready for personal and professional improvement. The days can be fairly monotonous, but it is a dynamic work place and most likely there is always something new to get done.