To ensure employees at this biotech and drug company are up-to-date with the latest research, it gives $10,000 in tuition reimbursement every year. Genentech also provides resources for employees to publish academic papers. And to ensure its scientists don’t get burned out, the company offers six-week paid sabbaticals after six years. Employees can use these sabbaticals for their own research or vacations. Senior VP of development sciences Sara Kenkare-Mitra spent her sabbatical teaching dance to children with disabilities. Read the Great Place to Work review.
South San Francisco, Calif.
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
|Type of Organization|
|Total # of Employees|
|% of Asian-American employees surveyed who say it's a great workplace||95%|
|% of Women||52%|
|% of Women in Executive Positions||45%|
|% of Women in Manager Positions||40%|
|% of Minorities||46%|
|% of Minorities in Executive Positions||25%|
|% of Minorities in Manager Positions||36%|