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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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2023 (#46), 2017 (#32), 2016 (#34), 2015 (#17), 2014 (#25), 2011 (#44), 2009 (#17)

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We’re proud to be named one of the Best Companies for Women. Our long-term diversity strategy has seen gains in representation across the company. We strive to continue advancing our ambitious 2025 Diversity & Inclusion Commitments focused on advancing equality with concrete actions and results. View the full list here:

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We are thrilled to share our investment for the Community Health Justice Fund, a three-year, $6 million commitment to community based organizations. The objective is to implement transformative solutions to advance health equity and improve health and well-being for generations to come. Read more here:

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    Nice people and cool projects


    Big company, a little rigid with its ways

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    1. Bioinformatics Intern Interview

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      I applied through an employee referral I interviewed at Genentech (United States)


      Meet the hiring manager in the 1st round to inquire about experience. Then meet with the mentor for the 2nd round. All questions are from the resume project. People are nice

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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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    What are perks and other benefits like at Genentech?

    ...I know some informatics interns that are working on a phd, they get $50 an hour) + 3k stipend for summer interns Free swag and a decent amount of free food around the office (cafeteria is not free but is slightly subsidized) Great company commute benefits (company bus, ferry, etc) Flexible in office work time (manager dependent) Everyone I've met is friendly and well educated...

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    Employees rate Genentech 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 3,229 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor. In 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2023, Genentech employees have voted their company to be one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

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    Overall, 80% of employees would recommend working at Genentech to a friend. This is based on 3,229 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

    69% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Genentech as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 3.1 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Genentech.

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

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