Alnylam Reviews

Updated 11 Dec 2020

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4.2
87%
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99%
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Alnylam CEO and Director John M. Maraganore
John M. Maraganore
65 Ratings
Pros
  • "Alnylam is a fast paced, energetic innovative company with some of the greatest talent I have ever been exposed to at every level(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great science, great people, development treatments for high impact diseases(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alnylam full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    people. culture, work-life balance,

    Cons

    lack of career opportunities in some areas

  2. "Supply and shipping for Alnylam"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alnylam full-time

    Pros

    Good Company to work for honestly

    Cons

    I had a enjoyable expreience


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Clinical Operations Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alnylam part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture and people were great

    Cons

    Communication could have been better

  4. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager Quality in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alnylam full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Flat organization, promotions are difficult

  5. "Good experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Financial Reporting Co-op in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alnylam full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good people, benefits, culture, location

    Cons

    None I can think of

  6. "Wonderful"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Scientist in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alnylam full-time

    Pros

    Amazing company, cares about employees strong culture

    Cons

    Work life balance can be strained

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Co-op review"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Financial Reporting in Boston, MA

    I worked at Alnylam full-time

    Pros

    Terrific community and teamwork oriented group

    Cons

    Work was sometimes very repetitive

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Co-operative Education Review in Commercial Function"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Global Marketing Co-op (Co-operative Education) in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alnylam full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great company culture, important mission, driven people

    Cons

    I don't have any cons - was there for 6 months in the middle of my junior year in undergrad.

  9. "Good, but intense"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Alnylam full-time

    Pros

    Patient focused, dynamic, transparent, agile, innovative

    Cons

    Reactive, intense, critical, elitist, unfocused

  10. "Fast growing"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Zug

    I worked at Alnylam full-time

    Pros

    Fast growing, great science, work culture is go go go

    Cons

    Leadership and some managers are not capable of keeping up with fast pace, lower level are working hard to complete deadlines. No support from manager. Some team members are unethically and judging which is not needed in such a fast growing company. Employees on lower levels aren’t always given the chance to climb the ladder on the other hand employees have 2 to 3 positions and just get dumped on the end.

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