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“Must be willing to work long hours”

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Former Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, MA
Former Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, MA

I worked at Moderna Therapeutics full-time (Less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

Pros

Great location, nice office, plenty of food and drinks.

Cons

Management is really tough on RAs, they're expected to be in the office very early and not to leave until very late, they are pushed incredibly hard and rewarded little

Advice to Management

Try working some late hours too instead on going on vacations all the time.

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  1. Helpful (11)

    Working at Moderna is different work experience for better or worse

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Indentured Servant
    Current Employee - Indentured Servant

    I have been working at Moderna Therapeutics full-time (Less than a year)

    Neutral Outlook
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The strength of Moderna is in the potential of the technology that we are working on. For the most part the people working in the lab make it easier to deal with some of the stress and pressure thrown at the research staff by upper management.

    Cons

    The poor planning and the changing of experiments and goals on the fly makes it extremely difficult at times to execute the proper experiments. There is also a sense of disrespect towards the research associates by upper management. The feeling is that they do not care about our personal time and our personal obligations outside of the Moderna building. This has lead to a turn style type turnover in employees. Some of the turnover was a good thing for the company as it removed some of the excess baggage; however, there also has been very skilled people who have left the company and that can not happen if Moderna is going to be succesful.

    Advice to Management

    It is important for management to realize that they need to respect their employees time and opinions because there are many very skilled and intelligent people in the lab that are not easily replaced. The compensation and benefits offered also need to become more competitive or people will continue to leave.


  2. Helpful (2)

    An extremely exciting place to work at

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Moderna Therapeutics full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    -exciting science
    -great people
    -great location
    -great benefits

    Cons

    -currently the company is split between two locations in Cambridge (5min walk from each other).


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