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 ...

Glassdoor Awards

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

Top CEOs: 2016(#22)

Company Updates

April 22, 2021
A healthy future for our global community starts in our own backyard. That's why we're committed to achieving 100% sustainable electricity by 2025 and true carbon neutrality by 2050. This #EarthDay, learn about how we're accelerating collective action through our new, bold environmental sustainability goals for the future:
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Genentech: Sustainability Goals
April 15, 2021
On campus or working from home, we believe in an environment that fosters diversity, embraces curiosity and supports employees and their families. We’re proud of our employees who have continued to deliver on our mission throughout the pandemic. Thank you for helping name us to Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list!
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Genentech | 2021 100 Best Companies

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Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy
218 Ratings
Former Employee, more than 10 years

"A truly transparent and progressive organization"

May 14, 2021 - Senior Clinical Marketing Specialist in Los Angeles, CA
Positive Outlook
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Entrepreneurial culture; committed, honest and inspirational management; positive and encouraging work environment; visionary leadership, great career and personal growth opportunities, excellent


Sometimes travel can be challenging but the company is aware of that and is somewhat flexible

Advice to Management

Continue to take risks and seek opportunities. Don’t let administrative tasks take precedent of what’s important to employees, customers and patients
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Diversity & Inclusion at Genentech

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How is race or ethnicity talked about at Genentech?

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Genentech Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online44%
Employee Referral20%

  1. Summer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    The hiring manager reaches out three days after resume and application care submitted and asks for availability, then managers send invites, schedule time and chat separately, takes about 2 weeks to make a decision, could be expedited

    Why Genentech? Team work example, very typical

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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 is paid time off like at Genentech?

...benefits, generous time off, flexible schedule...

February 28, 2021

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