Charles River Laboratories Overview

  • www.criver.com
  • Wilmington, MA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1947
  • Company - Public (CRL)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $1 to $5 billion (USD)

Charles River Laboratories is a visionary leader in the development and delivery of advanced drug therapies. We provide essential products and services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government agencies and leading academic institutions around the globe, to help ...
Mission: At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science, and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do. We approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and ...

Charles River Laboratories Reviews

3.5
61%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
Approve of CEO
James C. Foster
James C. Foster
576 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee

"Enjoy working at CRL"

Nov 2, 2021 - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Since beginning at CRL I have grown significantly as a professional, expanding my current skills and taking on new challenges. I enjoy the teams I engage with and have found pockets of mentorship.

Cons

Not applicable for me. I feel supported in my role and on my team.
See All 1,443 Reviews

Diversity & Inclusion at Charles River Laboratories

3.7
(584 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Our Five Strategic Pillars

Our CEO-led executive DE&I Council has established a long-term plan for providing a consistent global approach to diversity, gender and racial equity and inclusion. Our success in these vital areas rests on five strategic pillars:

  • Building Understanding and Awareness
  • Strengthening Belonging and Inclusion
  • Increasing Diverse Representation
  • Focusing on Equity
  • Partnering with our Communities
KEY NOT FOUND: diversityAndInclusion.alt

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

All answers shown come directly from Charles River Laboratories Reviews and are not edited or altered.

How is diversity at Charles River Laboratories?

...Pay, benefits, diversity, work/life balance, great management team....Read More

Read 24 more responses

Charles River Laboratories Photos

+ Add Photo
Charles River Laboratories photo of: MISSING VALUECharles River Laboratories photo of: MISSING VALUECharles River Laboratories photo of: MISSING VALUECharles River Laboratories photo of: MISSING VALUECharles River Laboratories photo of: MISSING VALUECharles River Laboratories photo of: MISSING VALUECharles River Laboratories photo of: MISSING VALUE

Charles River Laboratories Interviews

Experience
Positive66%
Negative17%
Neutral17%
Getting an Interview
Applied online70%
Recruiter11%
Employee Referral8%
Difficulty
2.7
Average
HardAverageEasy

  1. Featured Interview

    Research Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Overall process was good; information given about the industry, benefits, opportunities for growth. Questions asked by interview about thoughts on industry, current skills, where you potentially see yourself going within the company
    Interview

    What can you bring to the team?

    Answer Question

See All 263 interviews

Charles River Laboratories Awards & Accolades

  • Montreal's Top EmployersCanada's Top 1002022
  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired CompanyFortune Magazine2022
  • "Top Places to Work"Top Places to Work2021

Popular Careers with Charles River Laboratories Job Seekers

JobsSalariesInterviews

Charles River Laboratories FAQ

(59 Questions)

All answers shown come directly from Charles River Laboratories Reviews and are not edited or altered.

See questions about:

What is paid time off like at Charles River Laboratories?

...There is a lot of overtime, you only get three holidays off, and PTO provided is too short, very fast...

September 28, 2021

Read more

See 26 more answers

People Also Ask about Charles River Laboratories

Employees rate Charles River Laboratories 3.5 out of 5 stars based on 1,443 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Charles River Laboratories, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Charles River Laboratories and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 61 of employees would recommend working at Charles River Laboratories to a friend. This is based on 1,353 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

66 of job seekers rate their interview experience at Charles River Laboratories as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.7 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Charles River Laboratories.

61 of employees think that Charles River Laboratories has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

Work at Charles River Laboratories? Share Your Experiences

Charles River Laboratories logo
or