Genentech
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www.gene.com South San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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rich resource, nice people, excellent view of the bay, a great place to work

Intern (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

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

ProsIt is one of the best pharmaceutical company in the U.S currently. Company is doing really well so the working environment, benefit are all quite good. Company, at least the department I worked at really focus on work-life balance, so it is pretty laid back working there. I barely saw people working overtime.

ConsBecause it is a very big company, lots of rules and training about safety and other stuff, it takes quite some of time. And you kind of get refined in your own little area, work is quite routine. Lack of chance to learn things out of your group and department

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

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Great place to grow and gain experience

Senior Administrative Associate (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

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


Pros: Recognition for a job well-done Cons: At times, too much focus on non-business related celebrations... need… Advice to Senior Management: Keep up the recognition and awards incentive. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Low salary for software engineer interns

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
South San Francisco, CA

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


Pros: Concert~ Free transportation, friendly coworkers. Cons: salary is low compared with other IT companies in bay… Advice to Senior Management: invest more on technical.... Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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