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Astellas Overview

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Tokyo (Japan)
10000+ employees
Unknown
Company - Public (45030)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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Astellas Pharma is a shining star in the Japanese pharmaceuticals market. One of the largest prescription drug companies in Japan, the company's main products include gastritis treatment Gaster, hypertension therapy Micardis, prostate enlargement treatment ... Read more

Astellas Reviews

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Yoshihiko Hatanaka
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Astellas full-time

    Pros

    benefits and work life balances

    Cons

    despite good HR resources this company is slow to promote its employees

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Astellas Interviews

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    Associate Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Astellas (San Diego, CA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    I was recruited through a company, the entire process took a little longer than a week. The interview process consisted of a phone interview (brief) and a longer interview (2h) where I met the lab and toured the facility

    Interview Questions

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    • What is your experience with X? Would you feel comfortable doing X by yourself?   Answer Question
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