Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated August 11, 2014
Updated August 11, 2014
105 Reviews
3.9
105 Reviews
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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals President, CEO, and Director Leonard S. Schleifer
Leonard S. Schleifer
76 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Smart people, friendly atmosphere, good work-life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • Company is growing and getting better every day--business is looking up (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Beware and please note that the location has high cost of living (in 4 reviews)

  • Upper management are in an ivory tower looking down on their peons (in 4 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Had a lot of promise but grew too quickly and can't deliver what they say.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Associate IV in Tarrytown, NY
    Current Employee - Research Associate IV in Tarrytown, NY

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good ideas from many smart people. Benefits are good (same as other biotechs/pharmas I've worked).

    Cons

    It feels like you can't do anything without getting management approval. RAs, admins, and other support staff are just support not truly valued members.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let us do our work. We may not have MDs, JDs, or PhDs but we actually do know things. Plan a little better and give us some guidance but don't micromanage. You don't have to yell at us to get better work just treat us as peers and listen to what we are saying.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great Atmosphere! Flexible, Smart people

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Desktop Support/IT in Tarrytown, NY
    Former Employee - Desktop Support/IT in Tarrytown, NY

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -Intelligent Employees
    - friendly colleagues
    - good place to start your career

    Cons

    HR is HORRIBLE! Entire IT helpdesk level 1 and 2 is outsourced with C3i which is the worst to work for as you get absolutely no career development or advancement and the pay is well below average. i started as an Intern and then was brought with c3i (i only did it for the experience) . Do not make a career here, take what you learn and move to somewhere better fast. Was promised reviews and never received them. There was only one IT manager that actually recognized the outsourced employees for their hard work and truthfully he should be in charge or IT

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This may or may not be on the horizon but the entire IT dept needs a makeover starting from the top down

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 5 people found this helpful  

    Disappointing place to foster a long-term career.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Development Engineer in Tarrytown, NY
    Current Employee - Process Development Engineer in Tarrytown, NY

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Intelligent employees
    -Free gym
    -Younger employees at the lowest level, easy to make friends

    Cons

    -Horrible management - they will lie on your reviews and HR will not care despite you bringing them physical proof. Many managers are managers only because they have a PhD, not because they have proven any leadership skills.
    -Some managers discriminate against their female scientists and HR will not do a thing
    -Despite acting like they encourage internal transfers, it's not true; you won't even get a "thanks, but no thanks"
    -ZERO career development opportunities - a minion is a minion, that is, until you leave. It's a decent place to start, take your experience, and RUN.
    -The company works their employees into the ground and pay nothing until they can't take it anymore - then act like they just were't good enough to hack it when they all quit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide actual career development opportunities and career paths. Hire managers who genuinely care about being leaders, not just someone because they have a PhD. Management training and sensitivity training should be required. Stop being so arrogant and believing that this is the best place to work, your turnover rate says otherwise.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. 3 people found this helpful  

    Regeneron

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tarrytown, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tarrytown, NY

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Strong pipeline. Excellent technology. Smart people. Well funded.

    Cons

    Immature and heavy handed management. Unrealistic and unfair expectations in some departments. No positive employee support. Deficient and strongly negative communications. Exceptionally difficult to conduct business well. Low strategic horrizon with resect to people management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow up. Take responsibility. Support your people. Help them grow instread of squeezing whatever you can get out of them.

    Doesn't Recommend
  6.  

    Low pay sweatshop

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy to get a job. Recent stock price pop.

    Cons

    Inept middle management comprising of bored overweight people scared of each other like rats in a can. Upper management are in an ivory tower looking down on their peons. No vacation time, no sick days, benefits are below industry standard, pay is way below average. Inundated with useless initiatives , such as team-building exercises and other innovations circa 1980s.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    If you want to work from home - do apply at Regeneron

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Clinical Trial Manager
    Current Employee - Clinical Trial Manager

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    some of the people are good..

    Cons

    This company does not believe in employees working from home. If you are used to working from home a few days a week, do not apply!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move on to the 21st century.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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