Harvard University Employee Job Reviews in the United States

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On average, employees at Harvard University give their company a 4.1 rating out of 5.0 - which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Harvard University employees are Research Fellows submitting an average rating of 4.5 and Postdoctoral Fellows also with a rating of 4.5.

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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 93 Harvard University Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.2
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
3.7
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.3
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Postdoctoral Fellow

"Harvard is a great place for performing research in diverse areas."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Intern

"BUY MY $1,000,000,000,000.00 PHONE IN 3152 COWLEY WAY APT 4, SAN DIEGO BECAUSE I'M STARVING AND SUFFERING TO DEATH"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graduate Student

What do you like about working at Harvard University?

"It's amazing, because I get to study exactly what I want every day."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You must have experience in research before you interview at Harvard."

What don't you like about working at Harvard University?

"I need to commute a long way to get to work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I don't think I would do much differently, except keep the areas extremely organized."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
IT Intern

"My internship is at Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, I started in January 29, 2014 to July 25, 2014. Working at Harvard University I found it to be very knowledgeable, educational and a great place to build my IT skills. My supervisors and co-workers are very helpful when needed. I managed computer labs around campus. I also maintained some of the printers such as making sure they always had paper, paper jams, changing toner and maintenance kits."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Application Development Manager
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
IT Manager

What do you like about working at Harvard University?

"Chance to learn new and leading technology and chance to take free courses as well."

What don't you like about working at Harvard University?

"Nothing to point out as I enjoyed working for a great University."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They should encourage younger people who comes with new and bright ideas with great vision."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Harvard University Employee

"doing research at harvard is an amazing experience"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Systems Manager
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Fellow

"This is Harvard and there is no question just being around smart, hard working people with so many new fantastic ideas every day. This place is one of the world-class universities with the best students, which has attracted the most qualified professors and researchers."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Visiting Scientist
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Staff Assistant

What do you like about working at Harvard University?

"A top-notch educational facility that fosters a multicultural, open-minded, progressive environment for the students, as well as employees."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Learn all about what Harvard has to offer -- to students, as well as to employees."

What don't you like about working at Harvard University?

"I have no idea what that would be. It was great!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I have no idea how I would do anything differently. It's great as it is!"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Harvard University Employee

"Great position for students who are looking for term-time work."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Post Doctoral Researcher

"I work under an ideal setting for research with potentially infinite resources in terms of computation and experiments alike. I prefer collaborations and brain storming sessions. My current position allows me all of that and I love it."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Visiting Scientist

"I have been working as a visiting scientist at Harvard Medical School for the last 9 months. It is one of the most futuristic places in the world."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Database Administrator
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Way You Work 4.9 / 5

Harvard University Reviews FAQs

Is Harvard University a good company to work for?

Harvard University has an overall rating of 4.1 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 93 Harvard University Review Ratings left anonymously by Harvard University employees, which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 98% of employees would recommend working at Harvard University.

Does Harvard University pay their employees well?

Harvard University employees earn $50,500 annually on average, or $24 per hour, which is 23% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 32 Harvard University employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Harvard University Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Harvard University?

98% of employees would recommend working at Harvard University with the overall rating of 4.1 out of 5. Employees also rated Harvard University 4.2 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.7 for Rewards You Receive, 3.5 for Growth Opportunities and 4.2 for support you get.

What are the pros and cons of working at Harvard University?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Harvard University to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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