Life Technologies

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Not much room for advancement

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Scientist III in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Scientist III in Austin, TX

I have been working at Life Technologies full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

the people at the Austin site are the best part of the job.

Cons

not much room for advancement in manufacturing

Advice to ManagementAdvice

spend time in the labs instead of meetings

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

341 Other Employee Reviews for Life Technologies (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Overall good experience as first engineering job out of college

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Foster City, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Foster City, CA

    I worked at Life Technologies full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities to work in different areas.

    Cons

    Poor senior management, lack of direction, reactive culture.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Valuable, fast-paced, innovative R&D internship

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - R&D
    Former Employee - R&D

    I worked at Life Technologies as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    - The best part was the people: friendly, intelligent, hard-working, fun, and supportive of interns
    - good investment into their R&D business unit
    - Intern program has lots of perks: outings, mentors, lunch series with executives
    - great place for experience and opportunities if you are studying Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or Bioengineering with an interest in Biotechnology and similar fields

    Cons

    - organizational changes taking place every couple of months: for example, the HR recruiter who recruited me for the internship was in a different position by the time I left
    - big company bureaucracy: Slow processing time because it's a big company
    - R&D scientists working there often worked 10 hour days or more, and occasionally so did the interns!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stick to a strategy, listen to your employees, and continue growing

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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