Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated March 14, 2015
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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals President, CEO, and Director Leonard S. Schleifer
Leonard S. Schleifer
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Pros
  • Smart people, friendly atmosphere, good work-life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • Company is growing and getting better every day--business is looking up (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Beware and please note that the location has high cost of living (in 4 reviews)

  • Upper management are in an ivory tower looking down on their peons (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Good place to start your career

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Regeneron is a great employer for those starting their career. There are opportunities for advancement or lateral movement. There is a supporting team environment and have high employee retention rates.

    Cons

    Positions are entry level are very focused. You support one facet of a project and do not hear much about the technology other teams are developing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to develop the talent from within. Provide a single vision for all employees regarding where Regeneron is headed and how they can grow with the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. 3 people found this helpful

    A viper's den of inequity

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tarrytown, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tarrytown, NY

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    A convenient location for employees who live in Westchester

    Cons

    Regeneron has too many layers of management, whose titles are not only meaningless, but fictional. While those managers may be educated in the field of science, they have no sense of business acumen. Those employees who choose to engage themselves in the game of office politics will do well. Those workers with high morals and work ethic will remain at the bottom, only to have more work put on them, in addition their own, with no thanks or validation...their supervisors and managers will take the bows.
    In instances of supervisor/employee conflict, and there is much at Regeneron, the employee can not count on support from Human Resources, the managers and supervisors are always right, even if they are at fault.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remove the endless layers of meaningless managers and supervisors, and start running a business. It would behoove those in upper management to pay attention to the health of their employees, who are under extreme stress, and take the time to listen to their real needs and wants.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. Commercial Analytics Intern

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    Former Intern - Commercial Analytics in Tarrytown, NY
    Former Intern - Commercial Analytics in Tarrytown, NY

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment of very smart people. Does well to bridge the gap between science and business. Highly motivated, modern environment.

    Cons

    Tasks may be monotonous at times, though exciting at other times. Beyond banter and lighthearted fun, business side folks may seem cold and aloof, though very infrequently.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful

    The company publicly seems to be a great company to work for.

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    Former Employee - Temporary Administrative Assistant in Rensselaer, NY
    Former Employee - Temporary Administrative Assistant in Rensselaer, NY

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    They do give their permanent employees a lot; don't bother temping there & thinking you will get your foot in the door.

    Cons

    The managers are totally incompetent. They seem to be reluctant to clean house if you have been there for a while. They just move them around laterally throughout different departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop using temporary employees unless you would actually like to hire them as permanent employees. These people see all Regeneron employees getting these wonderful benefits and are left out. Does this seem like a good idea? You have a lot of angry people. Watch the managers more carefully and don't be afraid to get rid of underperforming managers. Watch the technical training department very carefully.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Great development opportunity

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    Former Intern - Undergraduate Intern in Tarrytown, NY
    Former Intern - Undergraduate Intern in Tarrytown, NY

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Work closely with manager. Very useful in gaining research experience in the lab for undergrads. Good work life balance and fun intern class. Weekly events to help interns further themselves professionally.

    Cons

    Social bond among intern class is entirely up to us. Many labs and departments only have one intern so it can be overwhelming as the only non-full-time employee there.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 9 month contractor

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    Former Employee - Contractor Data Manager in Basking Ridge, NJ
    Former Employee - Contractor Data Manager in Basking Ridge, NJ

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Good working environment, collaboration. Small company familiarity.

    Cons

    Growing pains, inadequate planning, few opportunities for advancement.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful

    I think regeneron is a wonderful company, but with all places its all about whom you work for, which was my case.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    great pay
    great moral boosts for worker

    Cons

    There is a glass roof, and you can only really go so far with a Masters degree
    high pressure

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. Regeneronous

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Really great package, cool people and great culture

    Cons

    Its too cold in the winter

  10. Regeneron

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Great culture and you have the ability to work on cutting edge products.

    Cons

    hard to excel and move up in the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful

    Great company to work at

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Growing company with lots of opportunities for personal growth. Good work-life balance. Great location-only 50 minutes away from NYC. Great facility.

    Cons

    Research associate career track could be improved. Regeneron has more levels for research associate before they can become a manager, compared to peer companies, this is a disadvantage for research associates.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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