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Amgen Overview

Thousand Oaks, CA
10000+ employees
Company - Public (AMGN)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$10+ billion (USD) per year
At Amgen, our mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. This sense of shared purpose has allowed us to become one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies as we continue to launch new medicines at unprecedented rates and reach millions ... Read more

Mission: Amgen strives to serve patients by transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health or save lives. In everything we do, we aim to fulfill our mission to serve patients. And every step of the way, we are guided by the ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Ready for a remote career that still makes a meaningful impact? Amgen made the FlexJobs top 100 companies for remote jobs. Read more:

    100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs in 2019

    For the sixth year, FlexJobs announces the 100 top companies with remote jobs. In 2018, these 100 companies posted the most remote job listings, and we expect their support for remote work to continue into 2019 and beyond.

  • Lara Harris shares her family history and their remarkable journey during this year's #BlackHistoryMonth. She enjoyed the process of researching and learning about her family's incredible contributions and impact they made in American history.

    Click the link to read the full story and watch Lara's #HistoryInMotion:

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Amgen – Why Work For Us?

Amgen: Make An Impact

As a member of the Amgen team, you will play a critical role in helping us develop new processes and products that can turn the tide of serious, life-interrupting illnesses and reach millions of patients worldwide. You’ll collaborate with cross-functional teams at all levels to improve on and share best practices. Every day, you’ll help equip our teams with the support and resources they need to discover, innovate and deliver on our mission to serve patients. Learn More

Life at AMGEN

Encounter opportunities both new and undiscovered, as we embrace leading-edge technologies, invest in our talents and maximize our potential.     

As a values-based organization, we aim to make a positive impact on the world. From investments in education to inspire future generations of scientists, to rewarding our colleagues with robust family-centered and inclusive benefits for all, we believe in making a difference in the lives of our patients, staff, and communities.  Find Out More

Embody the spirit of INNOVATION

As a Fortune 150 company operating in nearly 100 countries around the globe, we continue to push the boundaries of science as we lead the way into the new biocentury. Together, our colleagues embody the spirit of innovation and share a determination to contribute to humanity in meaningful ways. Our global locations serve as the solid foundation that will enable our global teams to create a whole new world of medical treatments.


We are committed to discovering and nurturing the talents of those who can contribute to our mission of serving patients. Through our programs, we share knowledge and build relationships with qualified students from a variety of majors.

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 Understand the power of COLLABORATION

It’s why we’re investing in highly skilled, dedicated and collaborative individuals who are ready to achieve their goals, help us launch new medicines at unprecedented rates, and make a difference in the lives of our patients, staff and the communities we call home. We bring together the most talented professionals in their fields to share ideas and reach new levels of efficiency and achievement.

We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment, and inclusion in all that we do. We actively recruit to foster diverse points of view – helping to drive innovation, creativity, and encourage open dialogue and professional debate to land on the best solutions for our patients. We pursue connectivity and diverse points of view – often by tapping into our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). Learn More

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    Amgen is a great place to work. People work in teams, we have an open door policy, Flexibility. Career development opportunities and our pipeline is amazing.


    Amgen is a great place to work. Amgen is a great place to work. People work in teams, we have an open door policy, Flexibility. Career development opportunities and our pipeline is amazing.

    Advice to Management

    The management team at Amgen understand and have the skills a leadership needs to have. Great employer! Communication is one of their best skills!

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Amgen Interviews



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    Senior Associate Scientist Interview

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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Amgen (San Francisco, CA) in January 2018.


    I was contacted within days of applying, there was a phone interview followed by onsite interview two weeks later. I met with -bout 17 people, mostly one on one and have a talk around lunchtime.

    Interview Questions

    • A common question from all interviewers was my five year plan.   1 Answer
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Amgen Awards & Accolades

  • 2018 Best for Vets Employer, Military Times, 2018
  • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2018
  • Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Employers for Diversity, Forbes Magazine, 2018
  • Indeed's Best Places to Work in Healthcare,, 2018
  • CareerBliss Happiest Companies in America, Career Bliss, 2018
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