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Updated June 26, 2017
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  1. "Sales Rep Intern"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative Intern in Ithaca, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Representative Intern in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great boss, flexible hours, learned a lot!

    Cons

    Cornell's campus is huge, so had to walk in the winter to get to all buildings

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  2. "Excellent Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Offers great training, has excellent culture, and growth opportunities

    Cons

    Distribution sales is extremely competitive

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Radnor, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Radnor, PA
    Recommends

    I have been working at VWR full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    opportunity to learn and grow, surrounded by good people

    Cons

    lacking diversity in our leadership


  4. "Internal Audit Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lansdale, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lansdale, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VWR (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learned so much from my managers. Was able to meet and talk with corporate executives on a daily basis.

    Cons

    No real cons. Tasks were difficult but better than getting my hand held and making copies all day.

    Advice to Management

    No real advice. I have had internships before and this was by far my favorite one.


  5. "CREDIT Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Philadelphia, MS
    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Philadelphia, MS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VWR full-time

    Pros

    Freedon to do tour wirj wigh out someone diwn your back

    Cons

    Took my bonus away wgen 2000 cane & they had a crap system!

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "CUSTOMER CARE EXPERT"

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    Former Employee - CUSTOMER CARE EXPERT in South San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - CUSTOMER CARE EXPERT in South San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VWR full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great interactions between staff and management. A lot of activities employees can participate in
    like Customer Service Week, Holidays parties, free brown bag lunches training. Great 401 K plan,
    better than average salary. Supportive management. One on one coaching if personal numbers falls below monthly average.

    Cons

    Contact Center closed down due to budget cuts.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing.


  7. "Sales Intern"

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    Current Intern - Student Sales in Fort Collins, CO
    Current Intern - Student Sales in Fort Collins, CO

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

    Pros

    Very open, easy to work with

    Cons

    Didn't enjoy the sales aspect of the job

  8. "Great Company to Work For"

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    Current Employee - Procurement Specialist in Radnor, PA
    Current Employee - Procurement Specialist in Radnor, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Positive atmosphere, no micro-managing, great benefits, wellness focused.

    Cons

    I think the only con is the location; it is located in a pricy area so it is difficult to live very close.


  9. "Sales Rep Intern"

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    Former Employee - Sales in Auburn, AL
    Former Employee - Sales in Auburn, AL

    I worked at VWR (Less than a year)

    Pros

    All my coworkers were very helpful. I was given a lot of freedom, I could basically work as much as I could/wanted.

    Cons

    They went public and were not looking for another sales rep in my area so I was not able to continue working with them in the area I was living.


  10. "TECHNICIAN"

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    Former Employee - Technician in Wayne, PA
    Former Employee - Technician in Wayne, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VWR (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Not much services for this particular region of the country.

    Cons

    None! Wished that the aparent company Abbott Vascular/Laboratories in Temecula would have keep the contract with us VWR for the services that were offered.


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