Covance Overview

  • Burlington, NC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1996
  • Company - Public
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $10 to $25 million (USD)

Covance, a business segment of Labcorp, is recognized as a leader in drug development, medical device, diagnostics, crop protection and chemical testing because of our exceptional people. We embrace and celebrate the different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our ...
Mission: Improve health. Improve lives.

Company Updates

March 10, 2021
Labcorp is thrilled to have been named to Fast Company magazine’s list of 2021 Most Innovative Companies. Labcorp was cited for playing a leading role in the fight against #COVID-19 by advancing science-based testing, partnering with biopharmaceutical companies to accelerate treatment and vaccine trials, and providing critical support services so people can return to work and to life activities. “The recognition by Fast Company is a testament to our leadership in science and the commitment of our global employees to improve health and improve lives,” said Adam Schechter, chairman and CEO.
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Covance Reviews

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"Collaborative Place to Work"

Feb 24, 2021 - Executive Director in Princeton, NJ
Positive Outlook
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So many scientific experts across the enterprise to support drug development. A global presence that fosters collaboration and global thinking in drug development. Management listens to employees and


Benefits when acquired by Labcorp were challenging, but it has been recognized and is being worked on.

Advice to Management

Maintain transparency. What I appreciate from Covance/Labcorp management is the transparency to employees regarding our goals and how we've achieved them. I encourage management to continue.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Covance

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Together, we are exceptional.

As an organization that helps improve health and improve lives of people around the world, we understand the importance of a diverse workplace that reflects the patients we serve. Here, we embrace and celebrate the different strengths, experie

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Covance Interviews

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Applied online78%
Employee Referral6%

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    Research Associate Interview

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    Very easy, it was much easier than expected, I was able to think on my feet. Mainly used behavioral questions as well as wanting me to describe myself and my interests

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Covance Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes World's Best Employers 2020Forbes2020
  • Forbes - The Best Employers for New Grads 2020Forbes2020
  • Frost & Sullivan Global CRO Company of the Year Award 2020Frost & Sullivan2020
  • Business Group on Health (NBGH) Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-Being Award: PlatinumBusiness Group on Health2020
  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality, 100% Corporate Equality IndexHuman Rights Campaign Foundation2020

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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Covance FAQ

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What is paid time off like at Covance?

...Good benefits (tuition reimbursement, 24 days PTO, 7 paid holidays, health, vision, dental insurance), good manager...

April 30, 2019

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