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

January 5, 2022
As we reflect on 2021, we’d like to say thank you to our employees who have continued to adapt and deliver during another unprecedented year. It’s the dedication of our teams like the essential workers in Pharma Technical Operations (PT), who allow us to continue to develop and manufacture our breakthrough medicines for those in need. Learn more about our manufacturing and engineering teams on our site.
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Manufacturing and Engineering (PT)
September 13, 2021
Our goal is for every person with cancer to receive the care that is precisely right for them. We’re working to achieve personalized care for patients by advancing access to comprehensive biomarker testing and other advanced diagnostics. We are pursuing an unmatched range of targeted therapies; and harnessing real-world data, analytics and digital technology to personalize every aspect of patient care. Learn more about our work in oncology from Charlie Fuchs, our Head of Oncology and Hematology Global Product Development.
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The Future of Cancer Care is Personal

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"Best Place to Work for a reason!"

Aug 6, 2021 - Senior Scientist in South San Francisco, CA
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-Surrounded by brilliant, literally world-class colleagues -Management, teams, and colleagues always trying to make the company a better place to work -Meaningful, challenging work, -Great work-life


-Large organization can make decision-making slower, though it is well-reasoned and well thought out
-Hiring process is slow, but does result in high quality colleagues

Advice to Management

Continue to focus on what the company does best, continue to innovate and solicit feedback
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Diversity & Inclusion at Genentech

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

We firmly believe that embracing diversity and inclusion (D&I) drives innovation, improves scientific and clinical outcomes and contributes to equitable healthcare access for all.

Here at Genentech, that means fostering belonging within our own walls, advancing inclu

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Genentech Interviews

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    Average Interview


    Video Interview Panel. In addition, during the Interview I had to answer various Data Structures and Algorithms Questions. Interview also went over my resume and current projects. Several Behavioral questions were also brought up such as how I would work with a team on a Software Project.

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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?

...still very good benefits and a six week paid time off sabbatical after working for six years...

December 6, 2019

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