Vertex Pharmaceuticals Overview

  • www.vrtx.com
  • Boston, MA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1989
  • Company - Public (VRTX)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative new medicines so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. Vertex scientists and their collaborators are working on new medicines to advance the ...
Mission: THE SCIENCE OF POSSIBILITY Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine to cure diseases and improve people's lives. We work with leading researchers, doctors, public health experts and other collaborators who share our vision for transforming the lives of people with serious ...

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Reviews

4.2
84%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Reshma Kewalramani
Reshma Kewalramani
215 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 8 years

"Good science, good compensation"

15 Aug 2022 - Research Scientist in Oxford, England

Pros

Good science and great compensation

Cons

Long hours, long commute high pressure
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Diversity & Inclusion at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

4.4
(256 reviews)

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Interviews

Experience
Positive56%
Negative26%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online64%
Employee Referral12%
Recruiter10%
Difficulty
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Awards & Accolades

  • San Diego Business Journal Best Places to WorkSan Diego Business Journal2021
  • Corporate Equality IndexHuman Rights Campaign2021
  • Boston Globe Best Places to WorkBoston Globe2021
  • Top EmployerScience Magazine2021
  • Boston Business Journal Best Places to WorkBoston Business Journal2021

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals FAQ

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Does Vertex Pharmaceuticals offer massages?

...Generous PTO and benefits like free breakfast bar....

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Employees rate Vertex Pharmaceuticals 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 849 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 84% of employees would recommend working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals to a friend. This is based on 680 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

56% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Vertex Pharmaceuticals as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.9 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

86% of employees think that Vertex Pharmaceuticals has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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