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"Great company"

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  • Senior Management
Current Intern - Research Assistant in South San Francisco, CA
Current Intern - Research Assistant in South San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Genentech as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

Commuting benefits. Summer benefit concert. Friendly work atmosphere.

Cons

Located in South San Francisco, which is extremely expensive to live and far from anything entertaining.

Advice to Management

Management is great

Other Employee Reviews for Genentech

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great colleagues, reasonable work requirements"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computational Biologist in South San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Computational Biologist in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Genentech full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with lots of clever people makes things more fun and interesting
    Successfully producing new drugs that help people makes work fulfilling
    The work life balance is very reasonable so long as you are efficient at getting your work done
    Management really cares about employees and wants us to be happy

    Cons

    Flat structure makes it hard to be promoted in more than name
    Not a great location for living close to work, everyone just about has some sort of commute


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Roche is destroying its culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Medical Writer in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Medical Writer in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Genentech full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Still has great benefits, nice atmosphere.

    Cons

    Too much Roche influence and control. Too much bureaucracy.

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