Find companies:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
79 reviews

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Employer Reviews

Company Attributes

  • Job Work/Life Balance
  • Compensation/Benefits
  • Job Security/Advancement
  • Management
  • Job Culture
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Exciting place to work
Post Doctoral Research Associate (Current Employee), Cambridge, MASeptember 11, 2012
Amazing place for research and development. smart people all around you. lots of opportunities for making contacts and getting to know the experts in the world.
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Great Place to work
Financial Analyst Assistant (Former Employee), Cambridge, MASeptember 1, 2012
Great area to work and you get to meet many people. I learned many different things about the students groups
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
learning environment
Lab Technician (Former Employee), Cambridge MAAugust 31, 2012
Pros: scientific job atmosphere
Cons: some experiments didn't work
At this job it has always been a learning environment, everyday was challenging and learning experience. I also had the hands on experience to perform and carry out experiments
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
great place to work with lots of advancement
FINANCIAL ASSISTANT II (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAAugust 16, 2012
great place to work learning something new almost every day
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Great friendly place to work
Accounting Group Accounts Manager (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAJuly 31, 2012
MIT was a wonderful place to work. They are very considerate of their employees in various career paths. The benefits are excellent and the support system is unparalleled in the Cambridge area.
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
What can I say? It's MIT
Technical Associate, Department of Chemistry (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAJuly 27, 2012
You learn so much - you have to work very hard, but you learn a ton
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
MIT: Intellectually Challenging Workplace Where It Really IS Rocket Science!
Director of Communications & Outreach (Current Employee), Cambridge, MAJuly 27, 2012
Pros: smart, motivated students and co-workers; challenging work; relatively relaxed culture; excellent benefits
The culture at MIT is one of constant improvement and innovation; in that respect it reflects the profession of engineering in general. At MIT, I work with incredibly smart, driven people who--while they may not be the most adept at interpersonal skills--more than make up for this deficit with their commitment to collaborate and work productively in – more... teams.

As a professional communicator, the biggest challenge I face is earning respect for the important role of outreach, dissemination, "marketing" (a word we don't use here!), and public relations.

To address that challenge, I demonstrate my value every day: Whether it's delivering high quality collateral, for print or online, on time, on budget, and to specification, or sharing quantifiable analytics (website visitation, for example). – less
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Work
Machine Operator (Former Employee), CambridgeJuly 25, 2012
Good Experience, performed the task to the best of my ability.
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Excellent workplace, with mentors providing appropriate guidance and empowerment
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAJuly 17, 2012
MIT has one of the most flexible work environment that I have ever encountered. There is specific focus on delivering value and adequate support is provided for work life balance.
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Great environment
Technical Associate/ Facility Manager (Current Employee), Cambridge, MAJuly 13, 2012
Lots of smart, interesting people working to discover mysteries.
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Love (most of ) the students !
Instructor (Current Employee), CambridgeJuly 11, 2012
Pros: kind of steady
Cons: expensive place to work
No chance of advancement if you are technical. I spoke with HR about and they told me that the track is a dead end. If you are an administrator and don't kill anyone you will advance. Medical "benifits " for a family cost $700 a month, now with a $10 per visit copay. Yes you pay for perscriptions Parking permit at work is over $1000 a year , no you – more... are not guaranteed a parking spot.

Each department is indepenent. Some treat employees better than others.

Come get some experience and move on. – less
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
it is a fun place to teach
Instructor (Current Employee), Cambridge, MAJune 27, 2012
Pros: flexible schedule
Cons: only work 4 hrs a week
i instruct my students on how to use several types of martial arts.
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Experiences vary widely between groups.
Assistant Staff (Current Employee), Lexington, MAJune 25, 2012
Experiences vary widely between groups.
Interesting research
Sometimes high pressure
Good benefits
Poor management in some groups
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Excellent place to work
Contracts and Grants Administrator (Former Employee), CambridgeJune 20, 2012
Pros: tuition assistance, healthcare
Co-workers were very helpful. I have very good memories associated with MIT. If I ever go back to Boston, thats the first place I will try for employment again.
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Beautiful place to work
Research Methods Consultant (Current Employee), Cambridge, MAJune 4, 2012
Pros: high pay, everyone is awesome
Cons: lots of gratifying work - but seriously who cares.
I love this place. Everyone is smart, efficient, kind and friendly. It's easy to make it to work because it's conveniently located on the red line. There are endless resources, fantastic benefits and you can tell you're surrounded by greatness.
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Wonderful Organization
Director and Executive Producer (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAJune 1, 2012
A wonderful school with an excellent theater department and student life organization.
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
smart institution
Research Assistant, Tangible Media Group (Former Employee), Cambridge, MAMay 1, 2012
innovative, smart, fun great institution in many respects.
Job Work/Life Balance
Compensation/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Fantastic Research University
Research Associate (Current Employee), Cambridge, MAMarch 7, 2012
Excellent work environment with an opportunity to work on cutting edge research.