Charles River Laboratories
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Headquarters Wilmington, MA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (CRL)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Charles River Laboratories International counts its chickens before they're hatched. The company provides clinical and laboratory research services and related products to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, including pathogen-free, fertilized chicken eggs used in vaccine production. Its Research Models and Services (RMS) unit also produces lab rats and other animals bred specifically for use in medical testing. The company provides contract drug discovery and development services, including toxicology and pathology, through RMS and its Preclinical Services (PCS... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   90 ratings


41% Approve of the CEO   54 ratings

Charles River Laboratories Chairman, President, Director and CEO James C. Foster

James C. Foster

Chairman, President, Director and CEO

Good company with good people working there!

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Pros: Great work/life experience with people who value their work at the company. Great to be with groups who have been at the company for many years. Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Reno, NV – Reviewed Nov 20, 2013

Interview Details – Really professional interview process. They were always on time and communicated effectively in terms of setting up interviews. Initially was contacted by HR for an interview, it consisted of a panel of 3 people that were very friendly and personable. Asked basic interview questions such as…Full Interview

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