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Former Employee - Project Manager  in  South San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Project Manager in South San Francisco, CA

I worked at Genentech full-time for more than a year

Pros

Pay was good. Benefits are great. Corporate culture can be very positive. Lots of development opportunities and opportunities to develop career wise.

Cons

Management skills sometimes lacking, employees have many competing priorities and seem overworked. My direct experience was with a director level person that was terrible at motivating people.

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    Great internship program

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Genentech has a well established intern program and provides many development events and opportunities for development. Also, the cafeteria food is good.

    Cons

    Large campus so can be difficult to meet people. Interactions seem to be isolated to within your building.

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Left only for an amazing opportunity

    Former Employee - Associate Director L&D  in  South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Associate Director L&D in South San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great company with fantastic benefits. Really smart people with a lot of desire to do well. The organization is complex but they do a good job of rallying everyone around a singular goal.

    Cons

    International travel post Roche became too much. Lots of big company politics.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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