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    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.

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    Company Information

    HQ Location
    South San Francisco, Calif.
    Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
    Type of Organization
    Year Founded1,976
    Web Address
    Total # of Employees
    Best Companies Rank9
    Best Companies URL/best-companies/genentech-9/


    % of Women52%
    % of Women in Executive Positions45%
    % of Women in Manager Positions40%
    % of Minorities46%
    % of Minorities in Executive Positions25%
    % of Minorities in Manager Positions36%

    Race and Ethnicity Groups

    % African-American/Black4%
    % Asian31%
    % Hispanic/Latino8%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    % Two or More Races1%
    % Caucasian/White55%