MBL Benefits Summary

Benefits Package:
The MBL is committed to providing employees with a competitive benefits package designed to meet personal and financial needs. Benefits for employees with full-time, regular* employment status include:

  • Holidays, 10 annual + 2 floating
  • Vacation days, accrued at 12 days/year
  • Sick time, accrued at 13 days/year
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Plans
  • Dental Blue Plan of Massachusetts
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Pre-tax Insurance Premium Assistance Plan
  • Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (TIAA-CREF)
  • Tax-Deferred Supplemental Retirement Annuities (TIAA-CREF)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Global Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Convenient & free Banking Services

Voluntary Benefits, not sponsored by the MBL, include discounted Home & Auto Insurance, Short term Disability Insurance and Supplemental Life Insurance

The MBL Work Environment:
One of the many highlights of employment at the MBL is the Laboratory’s friendly and casual working environment. Our employees take advantage of the educational and recreational resources offered within the Woods Hole community and enjoy the following benefits and activities:

  • Casual Dress
  • Smoke-Free Workplace
  • Relaxed Working Atmosphere
  • The Collecting Net Employee Newsletter
  • Discounted Membership to the MBL Associates
  • Summer Camps for Children
  • Full-Service, On-Campus Cafeterias
  • Access to the MBLWHOI Library
  • Competitive Athletics
  • Seasonal Fun Days
  • Family Holiday Parties, Beach, and Boating Community
  • Access to Bike and Walking Trails
  • Educational Lecture Series

*Part-time employees are eligible for most benefits on a pro-rated basis.