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Dendreon President & CEO John H. Johnson
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    Former Employee - Senior Scientist  in  Morris Plains, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Scientist in Morris Plains, NJ

    I worked at Dendreon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People respect each other. Management values each employee.

    Cons

    The work here brings the best out of you. It is challenging.

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    Upper management wants each employee to grow. They pay for your college tuition.

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Dendreon Interviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
Updated Apr 16, 2014

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    Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Seal Beach, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seal Beach, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Dendreon in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    once contacted by internal recruiter, had face to face interview within 2 days. Had an offer in hand within another 2 days. Total length of time less than 5 working days. Start date was a bit aggressive, wanted me to start immediately, however it was not an issue in this case.

    Interview Questions
    • Interview went as expected. no unusual or difficult questions from my perspective.
      Seemed to be more of a popularity thing, I asked technical questions, they seemed much more interested in if everyone liked me.
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    Negotiation Details
    non existent. I came on board in the glory days
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.dendreon.com
Headquarters Seattle, WA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Public (DNDN)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Dendreon wants to boost your immunity from the start. It is developing therapeutic vaccines that help the body's immune system fight cancer by targeting dendritic cells, which initiate an immune response to disease-causing antigens. Its sole commercial product, Provenge, is a therapeutic vaccine that targets prostate cancer. Provenge gained the status of being the first therapeutic cancer vaccine to receive FDA approval in 2010. Dendreon is also working on a therapeutic vaccine to treat breast, bladder, and ovarian cancers, and it has research programs investigating... More

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