Harvard University
Happiness rating is 75 out of 100
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    Lawrence Bacow
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    1001 to 5,000
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    more than $10B (USD)
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Employees at Harvard University have reported receiving these benefits. They will vary by role and location.

Paid time off
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
Visa sponsorship
Disability insurance
Flexible spending account
Life insurance

Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 884 reviews and is evolving.



Facilities Manager in Washington, DC 20008
on January 20, 2018
What you would expect from an elite, Fabian Socialist promoting Ivy League Institution. They support virtually everything save a differing political opinion / belief system. More concerned with "What" one thinks rather than "How Well" one thinks.
Grad Student in Boston, MA
on January 20, 2022
It is a great institution with a lot of resources and opportunities for collaborations. Sometimes not all grad students are treated equally depending on the program
Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA
on January 12, 2022
A lot of growth and purpose oriented work. Good management makes things flow well. Even when there are boring days the stability is nice. A nice place to work.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Cambridge, MA
on January 9, 2022
Work environment depends on your specific lab. The facilities and equipment and generally very good. There is minimal oversight or protections of postdocs.
SW Engineer in Cambridge, MA
on January 7, 2022
great place to work consider yourself very lucky if you have an opportunity to work heremany people spend their whole career herevery inclusive

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Interview insights

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Interview is average
Process takes more than one month

Interview Questions

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Have you finished your Ph.D.

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