Genentech
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www.gene.com South San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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Valuable experience as a Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA (US)

I have been working at Genentech full-time for more than 3 years

ProsHighly motivated employees, top-tier R&D department, valuable therapies for patients, international, environment, great budget and possibilities in discovery research, fast-pace environment

ConsScientific isolation as a Postdoctoral Fellow, little interaction with other parts of the company, little teamwork, fast-changing community

Advice to Senior ManagementMore openness/ communication with common employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I worked at Genentech full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Genentech care about Patient, employee, Science & Shareholders. Gym child care work from… Cons: Roche care about Money, Money, Money, then Shareholder, Patient and at last the employee. The employee in the Drug Safety department are unhappy and… Advice to Senior Management: Overhaul the DS Management team, because it not working. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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I worked at Genentech


Pros: Casual jean-wearing culture, smart team. Fair pay and good benefits, great work/life balance. Yes, to those who are wondering...should I apply for a… Cons: Inward culture, sometimes misses the mark in reality of industry. Extremely difficult to get in without inside friend, family member; leadership tends to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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