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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Overview

Boston, MA
1001 to 5000 employees
1947
Nonprofit Organization
Health Care
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute fights cancer on two fronts: It provides treatment to cancer patients, young and old, and researches new cancer diagnostics, treatments, and preventions. The organization's scientists also research AIDS treatments and cures for a ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Boston, MA
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    I have been working at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    DFCI is a great place to meet scientists and it's also a very collaborative place.

    Cons

    salaries/benefits are NIH based, there's a need to have higher income to live in Boston.

    Advice to Management

    Continue working for patients and scientists.

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Photos

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute photo of: Jimmy Fund Walkathon 2013
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute photo of: Lab slides/samples
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute photo of: Yawkey Center for Cancer Care (newest building on campus)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute photo of: The original Jimmy Fund building at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Interviews

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    Research Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, MA) in October 2017.

    Interview

    Contacted by HR to set up a phone interview, then contacted by lab manager to come into the lab to meet lab members and tour the lab, was then offered the position

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Awards & Accolades

  • Top Places to Work Globe 100, Boston Globe, 2008

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