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"Great place to work. Great people."

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Former Employee - Marketing and Communications in Research Triangle Park, NC
Former Employee - Marketing and Communications in Research Triangle Park, NC
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I worked at North Carolina Biotechnology Center full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

NCBiotech is a great place to work. As a former employee, I was able to work on a wide variety of projects. The mission of the organization is to bring jobs in the life sciences to North Carolina. All of the staff are motivated to achieve this goal.

Cons

Dependent on funding from the NC General Assembly. Needs to be less reliant on state funding in this political environment.

Advice to Management

Create a development plan that is less dependent on the capricious nature of the state legislature for funding. The biotech community could serve as one source of funds for the organization.

North Carolina Biotechnology Center Response

Mar 13, 2017 – VP, Corporate Communications

One of the great things about working at the Biotech Center is the breadth of our work, and the opportunity to make an impact on so many different things. Ultimately, we like to think that we are... More

Other Employee Reviews for North Carolina Biotechnology Center

  1. "Great Place, Uncertain Budget"

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    Current Employee - Xxxxxxx Xxxxxx Xxxxxxxx in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - Xxxxxxx Xxxxxx Xxxxxxxx in Research Triangle Park, NC
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    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at North Carolina Biotechnology Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people with a mission to bring biotech jobs to North Carolina. As a long-time employee who was laid off, I hope my next opportunity is as fulfilling.

    Cons

    Funding is set by the NC General Assembly. They cut annual funding even though NCBiotech was fulfilling its mission. This lack of vision by our lawmakers have will allow other states to gain an edge on the strong foundation built by NCBiotech. One only needs to look at the growth in the life sciences made by Virginia, Maryland and others to see this.

    Advice to Management

    Find a new source of funding via development. Offer more services on a fee-based schedule. Consider out-sourcing administrative overhead to qualified contractors.

    North Carolina Biotechnology Center Response

    Mar 13, 2017 – VP, Corporate Communications

    Yes, 2013 was an extremely difficult year for the Biotech Center. We cut our spending and our staff by about one-fourth. Since then, our funding has stabilized. We realigned our programs and recently... More


  2. "Library Intern"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at North Carolina Biotechnology Center as an intern

    Pros

    Supportive staff that really trusts you. Flexible hours. Variety of project types.

    Cons

    One of the work stations is in a hallway next to a meeting room with a door that doesn't close. Not the best work situation.

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