AstraZeneca Overview

  • Gaithersburg, MD
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1913
  • Company - Public (AZN)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $10+ billion (USD)

AstraZeneca is one of the world’s most exciting bio-pharmaceutical companies. From scientists to sales, lab techs to legal we’re on a mission to turn ideas into life-changing medicines that improve patients’ lives and benefit society. We’re constantly moving forward as a company ...

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Company Updates

December 10, 2021
Congratulations to Maria Belvisi, SVP and Head of Research and Early Development Respiratory and Immunology, for being named one of Endpoints News 20 Outstanding Women in BioPharma 2021. This is testament to Maria’s achievements in both academia and industry. We appreciate her talent and passion in following the science to deliver life-changing medicines for people with chronic respiratory and immune-mediated diseases.
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"Great company"

Jun 5, 2022 - Medical Science Liaison in Raleigh, NC


Benefits and great stick options


It's a great company and there were no cons for me
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Diversity & Inclusion at AstraZeneca

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to the success of our company, because innovation requires breakthrough ideas that only come from a diverse workforce empowered to challenge conventional thinking.

In recent years, we have had 50% representation of men and women in our workforce and we are aiming for the same at management levels, but gender is only one measure of diversity. In 2020, we set the ambition to ensure racial equity in our workplace and access to our medicines, in our clinical trials and beyond.

  • Empowering inclusive leadership: We value, seek out and make the most of our differences to achieve our company goals. We contribute to a psychologic

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How is diversity at AstraZeneca?

...Too much politics and power gaming, highly demanding work environment with very little respect for work life balance, not open to flexible working arrangements, diversity and inclusion is widely promoted in the company yet not followed by those leading the efforts...Read More

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AstraZeneca Interviews

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Employee Referral13%

  1. Senior Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sweden
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    Difficult Interview


    3 interviews. First 30 minutes, second 1 h + home exercise. And 3rd interview was about company values. In the end, I didn't get the position with the explanation that others have better scientific qualifications.

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AstraZeneca Awards & Accolades

  • The UK's 50 Most InDemand EmployersLinkedIn2014
  • 100 Best CompaniesWorking Mother Magazine2014
  • China's Top EmployersCorporate Research Foudnation (CRF) Institute2012
  • Happiest Companies for Young ProfessionalsForbes2012
  • Best Places to Work in IndustryThe Scientist2011

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What is paid time off like at AstraZeneca?

...Good benefits, generous time off...

February 4, 2021

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