Pros: we could aggregate and eat lunch together
Cons: no breaks - just 30 minutes lunch
Was part of the academy and thus inspired learning
The staff we had - from the principal investigator to other colleagues worked hard, had fun while being very productive.
The toughest part of the job was deciphering the MOA (Memorandum of Agreement) with the CT Department of Social Services (DSS). Ultimately, the MOA expired in June, 2013 before renewal for the next Fiscal year (that started July, 2013). So, we lost our jobs!