The objectives of Genentech's intern and co-op program are to be a best in class program providing industry experience for students currently enrolled in a related academic field wherein they gain expert knowledge and connections while Genentech grows a robust pipeline of future talent.
Internships are typically 10-12 weeks during the summer months. Recent graduates are also eligible for year-long Internships.
Co-op terms are 6 or 12 months
Co-ops terms cannot exceed 12 months
Candidate must be a current student enrolled in a minimum of six units in a degree program related to the work of the co-op project
The student must submit proof of school registration and coursework to the hiring manager and to the staffing consultant to be eligible for the program.
The manager should scope out the intern/ co-op project, job description and intern/ co-op qualifications (major, degree, lab and computer skills, year in school) and then contact the Programs Manager to open a requisition.
All letters of recommendation should be uploaded into your applicant profile. We are not currently accepting them in any other manner due to the volume of applications.
A degree which is related to the work of co-op the project qualifies for the program. It is the hiring managers discretion with consultation from University Talent Acquisition and Strategy to set the major and the degree level requirements (AA, BA, BS, MA, MS, PhD, PharmD, MBA, JD, etc.)
Yes, we do accept applications from international students, however visa sponsorship support varies by position and department. All Internships are paid, so you must be legally authorized to work in the United States during your Internship.
Interns and Co-ops who are relocating over 50 miles are eligible for a relocation stipend. Relocation amount varies by location.
Intern and co-op compensation is determined by market data to ensure we have competitive intern/co-op compensation. Intern and co-op rates are determined by degree program and year in school and are consistent across Genentech to ensure internal equity for the program.
Yes, current students not enrolled in summer courses are eligible for the program.
Yes, interns and co-ops are eligible to work part time hours.
Yes, the intern manager should complete the intern/co-op exit process.
Our summer Intern job postings generally begin in November of the previous year and run through the end of March. Selections for Internships vary by position, but are generally made during January through April. Although we do hire Interns throughout the whole year, the majority of our Interns are hired during the summer. Our Interns may qualify and are given strong consideration for full-time opportunities, including rotation programs.
Yes students who have graduated within two years are eligible for the 10-12 week internship program. Recent grads are not eligible for co-ops.
Co-op terms are 6-12 months. Once the co-op term is completed students must have a 6 month break in service and will then be eligible to return for another co-op.
Yes, students who take a semester off school to complete a co-op are eligible if they remain enrolled in school and will be returning to school are after the co-op is completed. Proof of current enrollment is required.
If a co-op graduates during their co-op term they can continue working at Genentech 90 days from their graduation date.
Yes, current students who are continuing their education and have been accepted into a degree program are eligible. Students must provide proof of acceptance.
No, Genentech's co-op program is for students currently enrolled in school. If a student has recently gradated the should be hired as a Term employee or contractor.