Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Reviews

Updated 16 Jun 2021

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4.2
79%
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91%
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute President and CEO Laurie H. Glimcher (no image)
Laurie H. Glimcher
141 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, great benefits, great mission(in 45 reviews)

  • "Very good benefits and environment(in 29 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Inconsistent scheduling and low pay(in 25 reviews)

  • "little room for growth, repetitive tasks(in 15 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Lead Res Tech

      20 Feb 2017 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Exciting project, great team and great facilities

      Cons

      no cons as of now :)

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good work bakance

      5 Jul 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Better than the best

      Cons

      Salary hike is very average compare to other

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Engaging and worthwhile!

      16 Jun 2021 - Research Data Specialist in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Meaningful exposure to leaders in their fields with reliable professional networks

      Cons

      Low pay. Stalled Network/Hardware assistance in time for remote work

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to be

      14 Jun 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Make a difference with your work!

      Cons

      No cons working at DFCI!

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Wonderful position

      10 Jun 2021 - Clinical Assistant II 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      High pay, diverse team of coworkers, friendly environment

      Cons

      Short lunch break (only 30 min)

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to start career

      7 Jun 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Brookline, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to start a career in philanthropy, good location/solid connections.

      Cons

      Hierarchy makes it difficult to be independent and get things done. Always need approval from the next person up and the person above them, etc. Company culture can sometimes be negative, people lose sight of the mission easily.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      30 May 2021 - Development Assistant in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people and a good cause

      Cons

      Big organization, hard to change things

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great starting Position

      25 May 2021 - Patient Representative in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good team building and good way to get in the door at a top facility.

      Cons

      Micro-management and lack of support.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      wonderful work environment

      14 May 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everyone works together with the commin goal of fighting Cancer. Driving innovation in the research and clinical field.

      Cons

      Honestly cannot think of anything negative to say, this is a great place to work.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Staff scientist

      9 Jun 2021 - Research Scientist in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Environment, People, Commitment, Benefits, Work-life balance

      Cons

      Salaries, not generally competitive Not optimized for drug discovery work

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