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Human Genome Sciences Overview

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Rockville, MD
1001 to 5000 employees
1992
Company - Public
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Human Genome Sciences (HGS) knows that the path to good health starts at the molecular level. Using its expertise in human genetics, the biopharmaceutical discovery and development firm is working on therapies for infectious and autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular disease, and ... Read more

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    I worked at Human Genome Sciences full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, nice facilities, smart people.

    Cons

    Some of the work was repetative

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Human Genome Sciences Interviews

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Rockville, MD
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Human Genome Sciences (Rockville, MD) in July 2011.

    Interview

    This was one of the most natural interview processes I have ever experienced. Received the typical email receipt, then a phone call from a very upbeat person, followed by an interview in person with several people about 30 minutes each. While interviewing I was always encouraged to ask questions and if I was comfortablef, needed breaks etc. Everyone acted as if they were happy that I took the time to look at HGS, and made to feel I had personal and professional worth. The position was represented accurately and I never felt like anyone was trying to hide anything or secretly give me any hidden warnings with a wink and a nod. I did not receive the job but felt like it was a positive experience. I left there wishing I could work there in any position because everyone was so positive.

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    • What was a negative work situation that you experienced that you were able to fix and how did you fix it?   1 Answer
    • What would your last set of coworkers say is the best and worst thing about you?   1 Answer
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