Theranos – Why Work For Us?


​​​​Our Company

​At Theranos, we are on a life-changing mission.​

We’re a team of technologists, scientists and inventors, led and backed by some of the greatest entrepreneurs, investors, creative minds, and global leaders.

Our people are our company. ​We reward their dedication with highly competitive compensation, great healthcare benefits, catered meals, and more, with the opportunity to take part in changing the world.


Our Beliefs

We believe that access to accurate, affordable, and real-time diagnostic information is a basic human right.


Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes is CEO of Theranos, which she founded in 2003. Elizabeth left Stanford University's School of Engineering to build Theranos around her patents and vision for healthcare.



​​​Competitive Compensation Packages

Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

4 Weeks of Paid Time Off Per Year

10 Paid Company Holidays Per Year

Commuter Benefits Program

401(k) Program

Employee Discount Program

Flexible Spending Account



​​Making a Dramatic Impact

At Theranos, you will work on something that will directly impact peoples’ lives. You will be able to look back on your work and be deeply proud of it. You will take part in building breakthrough technology, which will allow individuals globally to obtain more health information, take control of their health, and prevent and detect disease.

Innovation and Cutting Edge Technology

We are innovating across all disciplines within the company and working with the most cutting edge technology and equipment. We are always striving to push the boundaries in every area, solve increasingly complex problems, and achieve excellence in everything we do.

Top Credentials, Talent, and Expertise

Theranos hires incredibly accomplished, talented, intelligent, passionate, hard-working, and driven individuals to join our organization. Our employees excel in their respected fields and truly exemplify the Theranos vision.

Career Growth Opportunities

Theranos is a rapidly growing company. As a result, employees have the ability to assume additional responsibilities, take on new challenges, grow professionally, advance within the company, and reach their full potential.

Exposure to Senior Leaders

Our leaders work closely with all teams. They provide insightful and motivational leadership while allowing employees to innovate, do hands on work, and contribute in various capacities.


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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great time to be with Theranos!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Theranos full-time


    - Employee benefits (competitive salary, vacation days, free meals)
    - Being a part of a company that will revolutionizing the healthcare industry
    - Great environment with extremely friendly co-workers


    - Fast-paced environment, but it's great to be kept busy that sitting around twiddling your thumbs
    - No 401k matching

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Introduce 401k matching and stock the snack bars with more beef jerky please!

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Theranos Interviews

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at Theranos.

    Interview Details

    Telephone i/v 1st then a in person i/v next....They were 15 minutes late to get me then it was a Skype i/v next. Really? Can you be anymore unprofessional? They don't want to talk about sales force??? 1st red flag...I left knowing this was not the organization for me. All college grads with no knowledge of the industry. Thanks but no thanks!!!!

    Interview Questions
    • How do you see this job? I really don't know since you guys don't tell me about a territory or sales structure to compare it to? How many CDA's do I have to sign to get a straight answer?   View Answer
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Theranos Awards & Accolades

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Edison Award - Gold, Lab Diagnostics Category, 2014

Additional Info

Headquarters Palo Alto, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2003
Type Company - Private
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals

one tiny drop changes everything.

At Theranos, we're working to shape the future of lab testing. Now, for the first time, our high-complexity CLIA-certified laboratory can perform your tests quickly and accurately on samples as small as a single drop.

The lab test, reinvented.

No big needles. No endless waiting. We've built a whole new approach to getting you answers.

Mission: Our mission is to make actionable health information accessible to people everywhere in the world at the time it matters, enabling early detection and intervention of... More

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