- 5.04 Nov 2023Senior ManagerCurrent Employee, less than 1 yearLiverpool, England
Great site with great colleagues who care about each other. Senior management range for experienced to new but great to see a diverse team working together. Great package with benefits and feel really looked after. My opinion and skills are really valued here and you feel part of something bigger that helps society. Would recommend to work at this great, friendly site!
Some of the processes are old and slow so they need to be open to improvement and change.
- 5.027 Nov 2023Summer InternFormer Employee
I had an amazing internship experience at AstraZeneca last summer. I worked with a talented team doing metabolic-related bioanalysis and bioinformatics.
The site in South San Francisco is far away from where I want to locate.
- 4.027 Nov 2023SupervisorFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsGaithersburg, MD
There will always be favoritism wherever you go but if you work hard enough, the actual good leaders will recognize your efforts and help you on your career journey at AZ. I was lucky enough to have managers who actually saw this, others weren’t as fortunate. Pay is decent, considering I came from a CRO that paid very little. Bonus structure was good as long as the company performed well. Work/life balance wasn’t great…when I first started there, my team manager yelled at our team for not meeting goals (even though some of us were meeting our individual goals) and said “you guys are being paid more so you should do more”. This really helped bring up our team morale *please note sarcasm* Thankfully, I was able to move to another team where the sup and manager actually worked together to keep our team motivated and treated us like team members rather than plebeians. Overall, I had a positive experience at AZ by the end and was sad to leave my team.
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