Synta Pharmaceuticals
3.0 of 5 4 reviews
www.syntapharma.com Lexington, MA 50 to 149 Employees

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Good science, great scientists

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Lexington, MA

ProsSynta is based on very solid science and attracts a lot of good and talented scientists. You have a chance to contribute a lot, and you learn a lot. Good teamwork and good teamplay after work.

ConsBizDev wasn't as successful as they could be. Sometimes Senior Management was building castles in the sky which couldn't stand reality checks.
Being a medium-size company doesn't allow Synta to promote people within unless someone leaves (which may force some people to leave looking for greener pastures).

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Wonderful, bright, and hard working co-workers. Good science. Depressing place to work due to terrible CEO.

    Scientist (Former Employee)
    Lexington, MA

    I worked at Synta Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Wonderful, bright, and hard working co-workers. Good science. Small company… Cons: As with any small company it has a lot of growing pains to work through. Operations and organization are chaotic. This company has experienced very… Advice to Senior Management: CEO needs to go. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    directionless management, friendly co-workers

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Synta Pharmaceuticals


    Pros: employees are friendly & hard-working; almost 4 weeks vacation time; Cons: horrible interdepartmental communication; mediocre benefits/pay; required to work overtime; they don't prefer to promote or hire from… Advice to Senior Management: suggest executives stop allowing inexperienced CEO to make critical decisions about the direction… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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