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  • "Work life balance can be an issue sometimes" (in 105 reviews)

  • "Hard to convert from intern to full-time position" (in 85 reviews)

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"Genentech is a great place to learn and collaborate, and has tremendous potential."

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Current Contractor - Support Technician in South San Francisco, CA
Current Contractor - Support Technician in South San Francisco, CA
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Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Friendly atmosphere - almost everyone I met is very friendly and open to discussion. Collaboration encouraged - whether walking between buildings, at lunch, or during the companies many social events. Nice location - beautiful views and campus in general. Great amenities - shuttles around the campus, buses that will pick you up around the bay area, relaxation rooms, free beverages, on-site dental, haircuts, exercise facilities, etc.

Cons

Opportunities for contract workers is very limited.

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Medicinal Chemistry Intern"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Medicinal Chemistry Intern in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Intern - Medicinal Chemistry Intern in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Genentech as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice facilities, large lab spaces, intellectual and creative individuals who were more than willing to show me around the company

    Cons

    Amount of interaction time with coworkers and manager was very little


  2. "Good working environment."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Stable job, very good resources.

    Cons

    limit opportunity for career advancement.

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