Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated 29 October, 2014
Updated 29 October, 2014
95 Reviews
3.8
95 Reviews
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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals President, CEO, and Director Leonard S. Schleifer
Leonard S. Schleifer
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Smart people, friendly atmosphere, good work-life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • well work-life balance, good salary and benefits, good work environment, supportive colleagues, (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Beware and please note that the location has high cost of living (in 4 reviews)

  • Upper management are in an ivory tower looking down on their peons (in 4 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    great company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Patent Liaison in Tarrytown, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Patent Liaison in Tarrytown, NY (US)

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    well work-life balance, good salary and benefits, good work environment, supportive colleagues,

    Cons

    less career opportunities, moving up the corporate ladder is extremely tough

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    The company has a bright future, employees has great job security yet easy to glass ceiling

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Scientist in Tarrytown, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Scientist in Tarrytown, NY (US)

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The company expanded dramatically in the recent years and is expected to have a bright future. The employees enjoy good salary, benefits and job security. The company also has an overall friendly and flexible working environment, which encourages collaboration and innovation.

    Cons

    The promotion system is not ideal, which generated glass ceiling for a lot of senior titled researchers. This would compromise enthusiasm of some high-quality researches in a long run.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more attention on rewarding hardworking, senior titled researchers who had outstanding performances yet not promotable by the current system. Maybe even modify the system.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    I was a research intern in various laboratories for 4 years

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    Former Employee - Research Intern in Tarrytown, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Research Intern in Tarrytown, NY (US)

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals as an intern (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great mentors, plenty of academic, facility and financial resources, very fair pay, balanced work-life balance. HR is always planning events for interns and employees. Most scientists are very friendly and approachable. The company is also kind to its staff by providing free rides from the north white plains and tarrytown train stations in the morning and afternoon. Gym facilities and a discounted food court, offering quality food are also very nice!

    Cons

    Would be nice if interns had access to the gym facilities. The location is a bummer for young people, since there isn't much to do in suburban Tarrytown. There really isn't an option to eat-out (walking distance)...everything is take-out.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    A good start and in a promising, growing phamaceutical company. A place rich of resources and talented people.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Tarrytown, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Tarrytown, NY (US)

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    smart people around to help
    rich resources
    Good mentor

    Cons

    If you worked here in the same department for a long time, you have the privilege of choosing if you want to do certain work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Secure, fun and exciting atmosphere but not perfect...

    Current Employee - Research Associate III in Tarrytown, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Research Associate III in Tarrytown, NY (US)

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    With the industry still contracting (ie Merck's recent layoffs) it is comforting to have peace of mind that we should be secure for the next few years with our recent success. Fun environment (lots of parties), great benefits (stock options are a huge plus even for those of us in lower positions), above average 401K and insurance, tuition reimbursement even increased. With recent success, salary is catching up to industry norms, I started ~4 years ago and felt fairly underpaid at the time, especially considering the cost of living, but since then the compensation has improved where I no longer consider it a con and it was a huge one to start.

    Cons

    Unclear direction for growth/advancement. RA's (non-Phds) generally have a rather define glass ceiling (RA V). In my group, not a lot of distinction between the levels (RA II vs RA V). Promotions are difficult to obtain. Position can be monotonous and unchallenging after time again due to lack of growth and increased roles/responsibilities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide more opportunities for growth, rather then bringing in outside applicants could a role be filled internally?

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    The culture and atmosphere is very positive and motivating. There are great opportunities to advance your career.

    Cons

    Only one cafeteria. The area tends to flood and make commuting difficult at times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Excellent place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Scientist in Tarrytown, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Scientist in Tarrytown, NY (US)

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Emphasis on good science
    Good home/work balance
    Lots of encouragement by senior management
    Great benefits

    Cons

    Promotions are dependent on time worked rather than purely merit

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotions of individuals based on time worked rather than merit is a bit bad for morale

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Phenomenal

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Development in Tarrytown, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Software Development in Tarrytown, NY (US)

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    It was amazing experience ever as working as an inter at this company. I thought It was the perfect platform to find your self where you are and what need to change in you. Innovative people, friendly environment, FREE FOOD and many more

    Cons

    limited space for your desk due to growing company.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    RA

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice working enviroment, great people

    Cons

    Low pay unless join really early, then you would have got nice stock

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    I have been working at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Value research and innovation. Plenty of vacation. Flexible hours. Quite a bit of celebrating. Plenty of opportunities for learning and development.

    Cons

    Hours can be long. Too many high priority projects. Difficult to take vacation.

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