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Found 32 of over 41 reviews

4.6
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7 Ratings
  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    fair work

    Mar. 25, 2022 - Part-time Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    flexible working time and work life balance

    Cons

    basic work, lots of handy data work

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Nice

    Feb. 16, 2022 - Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Working with smart people there

    Cons

    There is no con there

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good

    Feb. 2, 2022 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great health insurance Great work life balance

    Cons

    It is not for long term.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Nice Work Culture

    Jan. 14, 2022 - Research Assistant in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    -The work culture is engaging and allows you to grow in your communication skills -The pay is fair -You can ask questions in order to learn from your manager or boss

    Cons

    -A lot of independent work -Time-consuming

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    great

    Jan. 5, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    everything was great and a great environment

    Cons

    not much all was good

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Research

    Oct. 18, 2021 - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Organized and nice workplace environment

    Cons

    Pay for this position is low

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great experience if working on the right team

    Jun. 16, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Very stimulating work - Great preparation for other research jobs or graduate school applications

    Cons

    - Experiences can vary depending on who you work for. I'd suggest doing thorough research on who your day-to-day supervisor will be.

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Helpful

    May 23, 2021 - Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I gained valuable research experiences

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Job

    May 4, 2021 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I loved the research that I do here!

    Cons

    There really is no cons.

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  11. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great place to learn from leading economists

    Feb. 22, 2021 - Research Assistant in Cambridge, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Opportunity to learn from peers

    Cons

    Quality of experience varies by advisor style.

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