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  • www.harvard.edu
  • Cambridge, MA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1636
  • College / University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • $10+ billion (USD)

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Many parents dream of sending their children to Harvard -- and at more than $50,000 a year in undergraduate costs, some even dream of being able to afford it. Harvard, the oldest institution of higher learning in the US, is home to Harvard College (undergraduate studies) and 10 ...

Harvard University Reviews

4.4
87%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
Lawrence S. Bacow
Lawrence S. Bacow
268 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"Awesome possum"

Apr 27, 2016 - Anonymous Employee
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Positive Outlook
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Pros

It's Harvard University. Great resources and people. Cold winters and campus full of geniuses and big egos. Cold long winters and mild summers.

Cons

-The weather; although this winter was pretty mild, every year the weather has started to bother me a little bit more. I've spend 21 years in New England and by now would be perfectly happy never to

Advice to Management

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Diversity & Inclusion at Harvard University

4.0
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Harvard University Interviews

Experience
Positive67%
Negative15%
Neutral19%
Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
Campus Recruiting9%
Employee Referral8%
Difficulty
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  1. Research Assistant Interview

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    The lab team asked detailed questions to make sure I was the right fit, and wanted to make sure I had a knowledge of the research area and experience that could translate to the role.
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Harvard University Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50AARP2009
  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50AARP2008

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Does Harvard University offer relocation assistance?

...Incredible benefits package and flexibility...

January 22, 2021

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