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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute full-time (More than a year)RecommendsNeutral OutlookApproves of CEORecommendsNeutral OutlookApproves of CEO
Ii is an institute with great scientists, amazing group of core facilities and personnel and very safe, friendly, and encouraging work environment.
Not many multidisciplinary lectures, institute is mainly focused on cancer biology and does not have a very active research students association.
Advice to Management
The institute should organize frequent career guidance seminars. If the core facilities can give a 30 minute, once a month, short presentation about data analysis, it would be awesome. The institute can have a bigger lecture hall and should invite speakers from diverse fields, basic and applied.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferAccepted Offer
I applied in-person – interviewed at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (La Jolla, CA).
I was working at Sanford Burnham at the time and looking for a different job. I found the staff scientist position on Burnham's job page. Submitted my resume online and called up the person who was hiring. Got an interview right away. I had to wait for a couple of months until I got the offer.
- The most unexpected part is that I was given an interview when I was only trying to find out more details about the job and not prepared at all. Answer Question
Founded in 1976 as the La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute is a nonprofit organization that performs biomedical research in areas such as cellular biology, cancer genetics, degenerative diseases, and developmental neurobiology. Known for its stem cell research and drug discovery technologies, Sanford-Burnham houses five research centers including its Cancer Center, which has been supported by National Cancer Institute (part of the NIH) since 1981. Sanford-Burnham's other centers include the Del E. Webb Neuroscience, Aging...