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www.alnylam.com
Cambridge, MA
201 to 500 employees
2003
Company - Public (ALNY)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Pfizer, Biovail
Call it The Silence of the Genes. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals runs interference with RNA to prevent disease. RNA interference (RNAi) technology developed by the biotech firm can selectively shut off harmful genes. The company is developing a pipeline of candidates both individually ... Read more

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Alnylam CEO and Director John M. Maraganore
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, MA
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    I worked at Alnylam full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good location, good people and culture, generous benefits, fun events, food and beer provided for employees. Lots of growth with hiring and acquiring new space and factories.

    Cons

    Managements' faith and haste to grow allows the company to aim high but reality hit as one of the company's drugs were halted and that effected the stock and the future of the companies' stability. Pharma stocks have a high variance and Alnylam is not immune from that. Life/Work balance was an issue for some teams. Also, while new building is sleek, the cubicle structure is open floor and that is not for everybody.

    Advice to Management

    Keep employees informed as biotech can be a volatile industry, and make sure that life/work balanced is maintained.

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Alnylam Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, MA
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Alnylam (Cambridge, MA) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Phone interview with HR and then on site interview with hiring manager. The interview went well and people are easy to talk to but the job wasn't I expected.

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Alnylam Awards & Accolades

  • Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2008

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