Alkermes

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2 people found this helpful  

Chance to make an impact.

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Current Employee - Scientist in Wilmington, OH
Current Employee - Scientist in Wilmington, OH

I have been working at Alkermes full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Data driven. Results oriented. Technical challenges abound. Input is valued.

Cons

More QA than one would expect.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stay aggressive with development programs. Keep a handle on the Quality Systems, but watch for trival wasted efforts that don't add value.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Decent place to start your career

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Alkermes full-time

    Pros

    - Decent pay & good benefits package
    - Location was great; at the center of the biotech scene in MA
    - Hired a lot of young people, which made the workplace fun and exciting even though the work wasn't

    Cons

    - Too clicky and senior managers seemed to play favorites
    - A lot of politics
    - Wish I learned more of the science behind things; live and die by SOP's
    - Silo'd at times; tough to do things outside-the-box (unless you were one of the favorites)

    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Solid workplace

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, OH

    I have been working at Alkermes full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great workplace, very supportive of family and life balancing. Solid benefits and competitive salary. Friendly people. Small pharmaceutical culture/atmosphere

    Cons

    The merger with Elan is taking time to balance the corporate cultures. Turnover trends low which can limit opportunity as growth is slow.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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