The Scripps Research Institute Reviews

Updated Jul 15, 2020

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The Scripps Research Institute CEO Richard A. Gephardt
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41 Ratings
Pros
  • "If you want to focus on research, then this is a great place to be(in 20 reviews)

  • "highly engaging work environment with access to a lot of excellent seminars(in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • "Too much exploitation of postdocs(in 20 reviews)

  • "TSRI has a well organized and established post doctoral association which works to improve the quality of experience for post docs(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Science by the beach"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow 

    I have been working at The Scripps Research Institute full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great science in an awesome location!

    Cons

    Campus is located in retirement community.

  2. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Scripps Research Institute part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing staff and scientists and overall amazing people

    Cons

    Pay is not that great


  3. "Good place for grad school, but requires strong self-determination"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at The Scripps Research Institute full-time

    Pros

    Good research, frequent events, great connections to Pharma/BioTech industries.

    Cons

    Little supervision of PI conduct, sink-or-swim attitude towards graduate students

  4. "Revew from a Research Intern"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Intern in Jupiter, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Scripps Research Institute full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent research condition. Scripps Research is very good for scientists because of it excellent community.

    Cons

    Almost noe cons, the only thing is sometimes you may feel lonely.

  5. "Great place to research and learn"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate 
    Recommends

    I have been working at The Scripps Research Institute full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great PIs and colleagues - Cutting edge equipment - Culture - Career support

    Cons

    - Benefits may not be as great as nearby UCSD

  6. "Nice place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant 

    I worked at The Scripps Research Institute part-time

    Pros

    Many of the people there are very friendly

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for growth within

  7. "Amazing Research"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Jupiter, FL

    I have been working at The Scripps Research Institute full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Incredible Science and collaborative environment

    Cons

    Need. to publish high impact and long hours

  8. "postdoctoral researcher at SCripps research"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at The Scripps Research Institute full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    you have more experience doing a Postdoc

    Cons

    Low salary. You work alone

  9. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student Engineer in La Jolla, CA

    I have been working at The Scripps Research Institute part-time

    Pros

    -Awesome location -Great weather -Dress code is casual

    Cons

    -Parking is very difficult to get

  10. "Good place to learn cutting edge science and technology"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Research Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at The Scripps Research Institute full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    One can learn from and collaborate leading experts in the field

    Cons

    compensation is not as good for postdoc

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