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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Overview

Boston, MA (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
1989
Company - Public (VRTX)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$2 to $5 billion (CAD) per year
Competitors

Biogen

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases.

We discovered and developed the first medicines to treat the underlying cause of cystic ... Read more

Mission: THE SCIENCE OF POSSIBILITY

Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine to cure diseases and improve people's lives. We work with leading researchers, doctors, public health experts and other collaborators who share our vision for ... Read more

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Reviews

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    I worked at Vertex Pharmaceuticals full-time

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    Great Company, great staff, excellent conditions

    Cons

    Very fast paced, lack of efficient communication

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Interviews

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    Enter the building and get a visitors badge, go to the designated floor and wait for the interviewer to get you. Have the interview in a room. Bring resume.

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Company Updates

  • COVID-19

    We’re taking steps to ensure the health and well-being of our employees and their families, the patients and families we serve, and the communities in which we live and work. Our actions have been, and will continue to be, driven by science, data and thoughtful policy approaches, as well as by empathy and compassion for those who are at particular risk from this virus. We must all work together to stem this outbreak.

  • We take Diversity & Inclusion seriously at Vertex. We’re proud to be ranked number 5 in the Forbes 2019 Best Employers for Diversity.

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Awards & Accolades

  • Boston Business Journal Best Places to Work, Boston Business Journal, 2017
  • Boston Globe's Top Places to Work, The Boston Globe, 2017
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