Illumina Overview

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  • San Diego, CA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1998
  • Company - Public (ILMN)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

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Illumina is a global leader in genomics – an industry at the intersection of biology and technology. We are improving the future of human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Our mission is everything to us. We are deeply passionate about what we do because we know we ...
Mission: To improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome.

Illumina Reviews

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- benefits are top notch: flexible time off and company wide shutdowns around holidays twice a year is better than any other place I’ve worked - career progression opportunities and a focus on


None - love working here so far.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Illumina

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

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How is race or ethnicity talked about at Illumina?

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Illumina Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online74%
Employee Referral11%

  1. NextSeq Product Management Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    Illumina’s iAspire Internship has a structured process. Apps open in October, phone screens in November/December, and an on-site day of interviews in January. My 30 phone screen was great, I learned about the opportunity, talked about the culture/team, and learned about what success in the role looked like. The on-site in Jan was a combination of activities, with a mini presentation, group activity, and 30 min face to face interview with the hiring manager. Overall great experience through the process.

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Company Updates

27 April 2021
We are thrilled to be included in the inaugural TIME100 Most Influential Companies list! #TIME100Companies
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We have been included in two prestigious lists that recognize organizations demonstrating leadership in diversity and inclusion: Bloomberg LP Gender Equality Index (GEI) and the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI). We are inspired that our diversity, inclusion and fairness initiative continues to build opportunities to strengthen the relationship between our employees, our company and our communities. #CEI2021 #BloombergGEI
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Illumina Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Corporate Equality Index (2021)Human Rights Campaign2021
  • America's Most JUST Companies ((#1 for workers in Pharma and Biotech)Forbes2021

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What is health insurance like at Illumina?

...Good employee benefits (60 days MC, Good flexi benefits, good insurance)...

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