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Benefits are excellent, 401k, health, life, stock options and bonuses. Friendly co-workers and a family oriented atmosphere. Progressive thinking and environmentally sensitive
It really depends on the department you are working in - in regards to organization. Some teams work really well together and some do not - it happens in all companies.
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Getting an Interview
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I applied online. The process took 4 weeks – interviewed at Isis Pharmaceuticals (Carlsbad, CA) in March 2015.
I applied online - Looked up job through indeed.com and applied directly through ISIS Pharma website. The process took 1 month. There was a phone interview with the hiring manager - where he asked how motivated I was, why did I chose ISIS pharma, how did I chose to do a PhD and little bit about other research experiences. Most important was my experience in animal handling. Within a week I was selected for onsite interview. I met with 10 people and gave a presentation on my PhD research. After a week I was intimated of the offer.
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