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

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Overall, it has been positive experience.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGood location.
Overall compensation is good, relatively speaking.
R&D in Oncology area has been strong.

ConsSome of cultures have changed in recent years.
Playing politics is seen more in recent years.

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Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Genentech is patient and science focused, but lacks career development

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I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Excellent compensation and benefits. The overall vision of the… Cons: Limited career opportunities for field based people. Very politically… Advice to Senior Management: Provide greater career development for field based individuals. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Genentech as an intern


Pros: Convenient commute, people are very friendly. Cons: IT environment not that heavy Advice to Senior Management: Do improve the concentration on IT... But overall, great company Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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