Genentech Overview

  • South San Francisco, CA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1976
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $10+ billion (USD)


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. The little things we do every day add up to big ...

Genentech Video

Genentech Reviews

Recommend to a Friend
Approve of CEO
Alexander Hardy
Alexander Hardy
157 Ratings
17 Oct 2016
Genentech icon

"Genentech is great"

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Australia

I worked at Genentech full-time


Great work environment during the entire period of time


a bit far from home

Advice to Management

doing a great job all around
See All 2,899 Reviews

Diversity & Inclusion at Genentech

(91 reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

All answers shown come directly from Genentech Reviews and are not edited or altered.

Does there seem to be diversity at Genentech?

...too much consensus makes for delayed decisions, not enough diversity, too many re...Read More

Read 7 more responses>

Genentech Photos

+ Add Photo
Genentech photo of: [photoCaption]Genentech photo of: [photoCaption]Genentech photo of: [photoCaption]Genentech photo of: [photoCaption]Genentech photo of: [photoCaption]Genentech photo of: [photoCaption]Genentech photo of: [photoCaption]

Genentech Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online43%
Employee Referral21%

  1. [employerShortName] icon

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied online. I interviewed at Genentech (United States)


    The interview was mostly a couple casual chats about research with the research heads/PIs. It was pretty straightforward. It mostly depends on whether you mesh with your program lead. Characters

    Questions about research background, how I would approach a study

    Answer Question

See All 841 interviews

Company Updates

Company Logo for Genentech


4 Jan 2021

We are dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. If you want to make a career change this new year, consider joining our team and learn about our mission-driven, patient-focused culture. Head to our site to view open opportunities today!


From the beginning, Genentech has been a team of highly dedicated, passionate individuals. We pride ourselves on a culture of openness, integrity, and creativity. Learn more about what we do, and maybe even join our team. The little things we do every day add up to big breakthroughs.

Company Logo for Genentech


7 Dec 2020

In case you missed it, we're among the top companies named to the 2020 Science Careers Top Employer List! We're honored to have been included on the list for 19 consecutive years. Learn more about the award below.

Genentech Awards & Accolades

  • The 50 Best Places to Work for New DadsFatherly.com2015
  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune Magazine2015

Genentech FAQ

(40 Questions)

All answers shown come directly from Genentech Reviews and are not edited or altered.

See questions about:

What is health insurance like at Genentech?

...The staffing agency I worked for offered minimal benefits, no sick time, and the absolute minimum in healthcare as required by law....

12 October 2020

Read more

See 2 more answers

Work at Genentech? Share Your Experiences

Click to Rate