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Headquarters Waltham, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (ALKS)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Alkermes, whose name is Arabic for "magic potion," is working some biotech alchemy. The firm uses its proprietary drug-delivery systems to make fragile biotech compounds that require less frequent dosing or provide more targeted delivery. Focusing on widespread diseases like diabetes, central nervous system disorders, and addiction, it has a couple of drugs on the market that use its injectable extended-release technology, which lets patients take a drug once or twice a month, rather than once or twice a day. One such drug is Risperdal Consta, a long-acting version of... More

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Alkermes Chairman, President, and CEO Richard F. Pops

Richard F. Pops

Chairman, President, and CEO

Tremendous colleagues & good benefits

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Pros: Compensation is above average and despite being over 300 employees on site still has company outing & Christmas party each year.. The scientists are very talented. Company's aggressive approach has been rewarded with the stock nearly tripling over… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Nov 2010 – Reviewed Apr 03, 2012

Interview Details I had already been in contact with the company previously, so this was a second round for me. The interview process went very well and Alkermes staff is very professional and thorough. All parties involved are easy to communicate with and are eager and energized to meet new people and select…Full Interview

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