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Genentech Overview

  • South San Francisco, CA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1976
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $10+ billion (USD)

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. The little things we do every day add up to big ...

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Best Places to Work: 2023 (#46), 2017 (#32), 2016 (#34), 2015 (#17), 2014 (#25), 2011 (#44), 2009 (#17)

Top CEOs: 2016 (#22)

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May 31, 2023
Employee Story
Li Xiong, Staff Packaging Engineer and Team Lead at Genentech shares his journey of breaking barriers and finding his leadership path. Through the Asian Leadership Academy Program, Li learned more about leading a team while fostering a supportive community. Read more about how Li stepped out his comfort zone and embraced opportunities. #GenentechChangemakers
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May 17, 2023
Diversity and Inclusion
We had an amazing time hosting the AXIS Dance Company, an innovative dance company who are changing the way we think about the possibilities of the human body. Our employees were treated to a stunning performance that highlighted the importance of inclusion. Thank you AXIS for sharing incredible art with us and reminding us of the significance of creating a workplace where everyone feels a sense of belonging and can be their authentic selves every day.
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530 Ratings
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"Treats Employees Well"

May 29, 2023 - Research Associate I in South San Francisco, CA
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Everyone here is easy to talk to, many employees and opportunity for outreach, many social events for employees.


Senior management not onsite as often as some would like, but are almost often responsive.
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Applied online46%
Employee Referral20%

  1. Scientist III Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
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    Average Interview

    I applied online. I interviewed at Genentech (United States)


    Very smooth, organized, detailed. Hiring manager was very excited and polite while team also shared the same thoughts on the company and hiring manager. I would recommend applying here but with the focus on making sure that the environment and team suit your work style.

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Genentech Awards & Accolades

  • The 50 Best Places to Work for New DadsFatherly.com2015
  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune Magazine2015
  • 44 Healthiest Companies to Work For in AmericaGreatist.com2014
  • Top EmployerScience Magazine2014
  • Top Women in BiotechFierceBiotech2014

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