BC Cancer Research Centre Reviews
75% would recommend to a friend
(27 total reviews)
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Updated Oct 27, 2023
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- 4.0Sept 10, 2023Research AssistantCurrent Employee, more than 3 yearsVancouver, BC
-If you are fortunate enough to find yourself in a warm and welcoming lab group work is a pleasure - Some benefits - Very nice building and view - 2 weeks payed leave
- low pay - no parking, waiting list of 3-5years, ironic because the parkade is normally more than half empty every day. - not much community
- 4.0May 18, 2023Research AssociateCurrent Employee, more than 1 yearVancouver, BC
The HR is very helpful, the hiring process simple and smooth. They provide training and all the tools to succeed in research. Everybody is driven by an authentic passion for science and the desire to be useful for cancer treatment improvement. Very compassionate people, a lot of competent researchers. Good extended insurance.
The salary is not competitive with industry salaries, and in an expensive city like Vancouver this can impact the quality of life. Not much possibility of career once becoming staff.
- 3.0Jan 1, 2023Laboratory Research Animal TechnicianCurrent Employee, less than 1 yearVancouver, BC
Basically unlimited dental coverage, and the location is easy to get to by transit. Benefits start immediately after hire.
Working in a basement all day with short-notice schedule changes that result in unpaid overtime (where you take hours off from another day instead), due to the nature of the industry, is something not everyone finds acceptable. Not much room to grow as senior staff have been there for a while and they will probably stay in their role. There are a certain number of skills you'll learn and there's only so many skills to learn. In the end, they become variations of the same skills.
- 4.0Feb 2, 2023Animal Research TechnicianCurrent Employee
Good environment and benefits. Enough vacation time (more than 2 weeks per year). Great medical coverage.
Low wage, broad role, hard to get a parking if you have a car
- 5.0Nov 3, 2022Co-OpCurrent Employee, less than 1 yearVancouver, BC
Very amazing place for undergrads with minimal lab experience to build their skills in cutting edge Cancer research
Minimum wage pay like most academic labs
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BC Cancer Research Centre has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5, based on over 41 reviews left anonymously by employees. 75% of employees would recommend working at BC Cancer Research Centre to a friend and 64% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -5% over the last 12 months.
75% of BC Cancer Research Centre employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated BC Cancer Research Centre 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.