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Great company

Current Employee - Co-Op in South San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Co-Op in South San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Genentech as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

This is an intellectual, stimulating environment to work in. The common goal of bringing forth new drugs and therapies for the benefit of the patient comes across very clear in this community.

Cons

As an intern in R&D, I feel like a slave doing every task that is handed me. I don't feel like I have creative freedom in my experiments. However, this might just be the case with my particular supervisor.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Ensure that intern supervisors have a shared understanding of their purpose in the intern/co-op program. While productivity is and should be the overall goal, I think there should be more of a focus on the development of the individual person as well. If a supervisor isn't willing to make this a goal, then they shouldn't agree to have an intern.

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  1.  

    Great Company, Great Management, Great Pay

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Transportation for east bay employees--free buses, I had 3 contracts for 2 managers and they were some of my favorite managers to date. They were not afraid to spend a little extra for the right people.

    Cons

    Didn't experience too many bad things.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the Genentech culture.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Still a great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Culture, Management, People, Work Environment

    Cons

    Roche is changing the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stick wwith the Genentech model

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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