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Biogen Idec Reviews

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Biogen Idec CEO and Director George A. Scangos
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    Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Biogen Idec

    Pros

    Top notch benefits including excellent healthcare, subsidized cafeteria with fantastic healthy food selection, etc. Great management, encourage employees to share ideas and contribute creatively

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, hard to get things done sometimes.

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Biogen Idec Interviews

Updated Aug 16, 2014
Updated Aug 16, 2014

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    Area Business Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Biogen Idec.

    Interview Details

    This interview had to be the most odd interview that I have ever had. I had a phone screen and then flew out of state for the first face to face interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What were you like as a child? What was your fav subject in elementary school? Who was your fav teacher in elementary school? What did you like about him/her? What activities were you involved in at high school? Why did you choose the positions and career path that you chose?   Answer Question
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Biogen Idec Awards and Accolades

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Top Employer, Science Magazine, 2012
Top Employer, Science Magazine, 2011
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Additional Info

Website www.biogenidec.com
Headquarters Cambridge, MA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1978
Type Company - Public (BIIB)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Unknown

With its pipeline full of biotech drugs, Biogen Idec aims to meet the unmet needs of patients around the world. The biotech giant is focused on developing treatments in the areas of immunology and neurology. Its product roster includes best-selling Avonex, a popular drug for the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS); Tysabri, a drug treatment for MS and Crohn's disease (developed with Elan); Rituxan, a monoclonal antibody developed jointly with Genentech that treats non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and rheumatoid arthritis; and Fumaderm, a psoriasis drug marketed in... More

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