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Very rewarding and challenging summer internship experience

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

I worked at Genentech as an intern for less than a year

Pros

Very sophisticated internship program that provides its participants with meaningful projects. Very welcoming environment for young people. Strong commitment to their mission statement and providing students with exposure across business areas.

Cons

Difficult to get "a foot in the door" as a university student who was looking for an opportunity with the firm.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Genentech

  1.  

    Fantastic company that focuses on employee engagement!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Group Product Manager  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Group Product Manager in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great mission, focused on helping patients
    Great salary and benefits
    Focuses on the science and innovation

    Cons

    Very political and few women in leadership positions
    Brands work in silos and tough to break in if interested in opportunities

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Temporary Engagement

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Genentech

    Pros

    Free lunch when working 8+ hour days
    Many women in upper management

    Cons

    Lack of opportunity for temporary engagement to be extended or become full-time

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