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4.6
Average Rating
(based on 5 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.6
Growth Opportunities
4.6
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.5
Rewards You Receive
4.7
Support You Get
4.5
Way You Work
4.8
Work Setting
4.7
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Intern
in San Diego, CA

"I worked for Vertex Pharmaceuticals, San Diego during the summer of 2019 for my summer internship. I was hired as an Instrumentation R&D(CPLD and FPGA) Intern. Vertex Pharmaceuticals is an excellent place to work, with very good work culture, work-life balance, and various opportunities to learn."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Software Developer
in Cambridge, MA

"I have a true love for the languages such as Java and even dream in them."

What do you like about working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

"Enjoy nice working environment, good conditions, arrangement, flexible time,friendly colleagues, good lunch."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"To read and understand more about the company's business and culture."

What don't you like about working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

"Far from bus station to walk, far from the dinner room."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I hope to have more meetings for the interns to know each other."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.6
Vertex Pharmaceuticals (7)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is Vertex Pharmaceuticals (7)
3.0 Lowest Rated in this Industry is DPT Laboratories (10)
3.8 Average of All Companies in this Industry (5,308)
Senior Research Associate
in Cambridge, MA
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Technical Writer
in Cambridge, MA
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4.2 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.2 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average Vertex Pharmaceuticals Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $4
2012 $3
2013 $5
Scientist
in San Diego, CA
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Mechanical Engineer

"Aurora was a good company to work for."

Software Engineer
in San Diego, CA

"Advance to new levels on your own initiative."

What do you like about working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

"I was able to sell the benefits of my own program design to management and work independently on providing this breakthrough detector program."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Get a detailed description of their current status and near future development needs from management before proceeding."

What don't you like about working at Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

"Overseas management is slow to react and too conservative to allow reasonable pacing of development. Layoffs were unpredictable and significant. New hardware equipment designs were approved that lacked basic thermal stabilization needed for biological testing accuracy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Find and retain capable employees. Make sure that new designs are reviewed to avoid disasterous deficiencies."

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