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At Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 90 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 930 employee surveys, with a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.80. It was published on Aug 21, 2015. 27178 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
95%
 
When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.
93%
 
People celebrate special events around here.
93%
 
People here are given a lot of responsibility.
92%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
92%
 

What They Do

We asked Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Passion for science and its ability to improve human lives motivates employees at Regeneron. Regeneron is a biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines. 

About this Company

Website: www.regeneron.com US Headquarters: Tarrytown, New York
US Sites: 3 Major Locations: Tarrytown, NY; Rensselaer, NY; Basking Ridge, NJ
Stock Symbol: REGN US Employees: 3836
US revenues: $4100 million Worldwide revenues: $4100 million
Employees worldwide: 4208 Founded: 1988
Industry: Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has been awarded:

Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work for® 2016 (ranked 72)

Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work for® 2015 (ranked 99)


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Perks and Programs

We asked Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Eye Matter: Eye Matter is a company-sponsored program of unbranded information about eye disease and eye health, raising community awareness and employee understanding.
  • Monthly Beer & BS; Bullsh*t: At a monthly event called Beer & Bullsh*t, employees enjoy pizza and beer as they decompress and discuss new developments, make forecasts on breakthroughs and listen to scientific and commercial lectures.
  • Feedback Programs: Employees give feedback on work-flow improvements through QUEST, a program that includes skip-level meetings and other initiatives. Managers end up learning about career development and employees are actively engaged and heard.
  • Regneron Patient Ambassador Program: The Patient Ambassador program connects newly diagnosed patients with others (including employees) who've gone through the same experience.
  • SLIMMY Awards: Employees are rewarded for their feedback and input concerning their ideas on work flow and business improvements through the SLIMMY awards (Simple, Logical, Improvements Matter). Employees have gotten $500 to $1,000 for their input.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

50% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 4% of an employee's salary 76% Company-paid health coverage for employees
76% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 30 hours Weekly hours at which part-timers receive health care coverage
$10000 College Tuition Reimbursement

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • 401(k) or 403b plan
  • Pre-tax savings account

PERKS TO MAKE LIFE EASIER

  • Free beverages during the day
  • Massage therapy
  • Fitness classes
  • Hair salon
  • Banking
  • Subsidized lunch on a regular, daily basis
  • Discount ticket sales
  • Weight watchers meetings
  • Dry cleaning
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WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

33 days Holidays & vacation days after one year of employment 60 days Job protected maternity leave
28 days Paid leave for adoptive parents

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Unpaid sabbaticals
  • Offsite subsidized childcare
  • Elder care resources
  • Telecommute option (15% use it)
  • Lactation room(s)

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy
  • Alternative treatments, such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Fertility treatments

ONSITE HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Breast cancer screening
  • Flu shots
  • Subsidized offsite gym memberships
  • Cholesterol tests
  • Fitness center

Demographics

 
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How to Get Hired

We asked Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

If the following resonates with a prospective employee, Regeneron will most likely be a good fit.  We call them our REGN 5

Science drives our business and passion drives our science.

We are a select team.

You will be challenged. Every day.

“That’s the way we’ve always done it,” is the wrong answer.

We won’t let bureaucracy block good ideas.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

A great candidate would say something like:

“I want to work with people and on projects that challenge me every day”

“I am motivated by scientific discovery focused on improving patients' lives.”

“Turning science into medicine isn’t just something 'I do', it’s a passion I can’t explain.”

Are there any unusual or especially rigorous steps of your hiring process that candidates should be aware of?

We take a team-based approach to interviewing.  Our goal is to ensure that the candidate has the opportunity to completely understand Regeneron before they start.  Similar for Regeneron, we want to ensure the candidate will be a good fit.  All these meet and greets take time! So to a prospective candidate, the interview process will involve meeting many different people!

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We continue to build out every part of Regeneron both domestically and globally.  Check out careers.regeneron.com for open roles!

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Please stay in touch with us on Linkedin or navigate to careers.regeneron.com and see what jobs are open!

hiring Outlook

40% Job Growth 41 Average applicants per opening
5% Total voluntary turnover of full-time employees in the past year 24411 Applicants in past year
1275 Openings in past year 20% New hires by employee referrals

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