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PPD Overview

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Wilmington, NC
10000+ employees
1985
Company - Public (PPD, Inc)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
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PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our customers include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in ... Read more

Mission: PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our customers include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in

PPD Reviews

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PPD full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance is good.

    Cons

    Work is not challenging enough.

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PPD Photos

PPD photo of: PPD employees serve along side the Food Bank of Central
PPD photo of: PPD employees in Wilmington, N.C., partner with Surfers Healing to help enhance the lives of kids with special needs, specifically those with autism.
PPD photo of: PPD goes #PINK for #breastcancer awareness month!
PPD photo of: Our San Diego office is staying heart healthy - wearing red for American Heart Month.
PPD photo of: Our #SouthAfrica office provided food, blankets and books for orphans in honor of #MandelaDay. #Time2Serve
PPD photo of: PPD Worldwide Headquarters
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PPD Interviews

Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at PPD.

    Interview

    Interviewers were extremely friendly and answered each one of my questions. The interview itself was fairly straight forward with no unexpected questions. It had standard behavioral and responsive questions. Response questions were in stars format.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions about previous lab experience outside of course work.   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • PPD careers update during COVID-19: At PPD, we are committed to our mission to help our customers deliver life-changing therapies, and we hold the health and safety of our candidates and employees as a top priority. In keeping within the current coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines, the majority of interviews for all locations have shifted to phone and video conferencing. To learn tips for a successful virtual interview, please visit the link below!

  • Upcoming PPD® Laboratories OPEN HOUSE & CAREER FAIR in Middleton, Wisconsin! Friday, 06 Mar 2020, 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM Open House & Career Fair - PPD® Laboratories GMP Lab PPD® Laboratories GMP lab is hosting an open house and career fair at our lab in Middleton, Wisconsin. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with our team of talent acquisition professionals and scientific leaders about available openings and career movement across our campus. Facility tours will be provided. Please bring copies of your resume. Find out more about our GMP lab in Middleton: https://www.ppdi.com/Careers/madison Location: PPD Address: 8551 Research Way, Suite 100, Bldg 9, Middleton, Wisconsin Region: North America

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PPD Awards & Accolades

  • Named to list of America’s Best Large Employers, Forbes Magazine, 2019
  • Honored for excellence in employee learning and development, Training Top 125, Training Magazine, 2019
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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