Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute President and CEO Edward J. Benz Jr.
Edward J. Benz Jr.
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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Boston, MA

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    Good mentorship and excellent research being done here. The focus on understanding and finding a cure for various types of cancer is really good.


    There can be a lot more collaborative work that can be done here.

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Interviews

Updated Dec 8, 2014
Updated Dec 8, 2014

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    Administrative Specialist Interview

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    I applied online – interviewed at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and was called for an interview the following week. The interview itself was just one day and done with three individuals: the Program Manager (direct supervisor), the head of the Department, and the current Administrative Specialist. I met with each for about 30 minutes for a series of basic questioning.

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Awards & Accolades

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Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2008

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Website www.dana-farber.org
Headquarters Boston, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1947
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Health Care
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute fights cancer on two fronts: It provides treatment to cancer patients, young and old, and researches new cancer diagnostics, treatments, and preventions. The organization's scientists also research AIDS treatments and cures for a host of other deadly diseases. Patients receive treatment from Dana-Farber through its cancer centers operated in conjunction with Brigham and Women's Hospital, Children's Hospital Boston, and Massachusetts General Hospital. The institute is also a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Dana-Farber... More

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