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A great place to work, but with a big company comes big responsibilities!

Research Assistant (Current Employee) South San Francisco, CA

Prosexperts all around you
provide room to grow
plenty of resources available
good (not great) pay
benefits are amazing

Consattracts snobbish personalities
stress level can get high
academic goals not promoted (unless co-op or intern)
Mistreatment of temps

Advice to Senior ManagementSenior management is wonderful! But please keep an eye and discipline those scientists that mistreat there RA's and lack communication skills.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A "casually intense" workplace

    Summer Intern (Current Employee) South San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Brilliantly educated minds in business, finance and science Casual attire with an intense passion for the patients Great perks for… Cons: Some departments (finance) can be a bit up-tight about things like dress and behavior A fair amount… Advice to Senior Management: Trust your interns with substantial projects - compiling spreadsheets is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Used to be great, now just ordinary.

    Scientist (Former Employee) South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: GNE does good science and has innovative products that make… Cons: Lots of cost-cutting in recent years. More work but significant… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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