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Genentech Overview

South San Francisco, CA (US)
10000+ employees
Roche
1976
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
£5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year
Competitors

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A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases.

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Genentech Reviews

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    Current Employee - Scientist in London, England
    Current Employee - Scientist in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Genentech full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent career progression and fuunding

    Cons

    Very very very very few

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Genentech Photos

Genentech photo of: Employees dress up for our annual Bay to Beakers Children's Walk, which benefits important children's causes.
Genentech photo of: From 5th grade mentorships to college scholarships, we're working to inspire the passion that changes patients' lives.
Genentech photo of: B34 was built on four pillars: sustainability, wellbeing, community, and innovation.
Genentech photo of: Giving back is in our DNA.
Genentech photo of: We actively encourage creativity, discussion and leadership among our scientists
Genentech photo of: Employees team up at a local elementary school for a campus beautification project.
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Genentech Interviews

Experience

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Getting an Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Genentech in July 2020.

    Interview

    There were two interview sessions. The first one mainly about the introduction and assessing communication skills. And the second wand concerned with the research experience and technical aspect of your resume.

    Interview Questions

    • What are the challenges of communicating with pathologists?   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • Our Pharma Technical Operations team turns cells into the final medicine that is delivered to patients, managing all aspects of manufacturing and supply, including quality, engineering and supply chain. Thank you to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Leadership Council for recognizing us with three Manufacturing Leadership Awards for excellence in sustainability, community service and talent management. Learn more about how we make and deliver medicines.

  • Embracing D&I within and beyond our company drives innovation across our business, improves scientific and clinical outcomes, and helps contribute to equitable healthcare access. We were recently featured on Glassdoor for our broad approach to D&I and as a company hiring now. See the article below.

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Genentech Awards & Accolades

  • The 50 Best Places to Work for New Dads, Fatherly.com, 2015
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune Magazine, 2015
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