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  • www.ppd.com
  • Wilmington, NC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1985
  • Company - Public (PPD)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)


PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our customers include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in ...
Mission: Our purpose is to improve health. Our mission is to help customers deliver life-changing therapies. Our strategy is to bend the cost and time curve of drug development and optimize value for our customers.

PPD Reviews

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David Simmons
David Simmons
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"Work/Life Balance and a company that cares!"

13 Jan 2021 - Clinical Research Associate
Positive Outlook
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In my experience, PPD has been great at promoting work/life balance, even as I'm in a traveling position. It can be stressful at times, as with any job when you have deadlines for tasks, but I have


As with any job, busy times can be stressful, but I have never felt like I wasn't supported, and my managers have always tried to make sure I had everything I needed and wasn't feeling overwhelmed.
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Diversity & Inclusion at PPD

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

PPD is constantly in pursuit of a more diverse, equitable and inclusive (DE&I) culture with cohesive efforts stemming from leadership with support throughout our global locations. We are dedicated to hon

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PPD Interviews

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Applied online64%
Employee Referral12%

  1. Research Technician Interview

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    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    It was a fairly simple and easy interview process with typical interview questions. There was a 20 or 30 minute phone interview where there were some behavioral questions. You need to know details on the position and the tasks you would be conducting.

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Company Updates

3 June 2021
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This Sunday, PPD observes National Cancer Survivors Day (NCSD) – a holiday celebrating life and raising awareness of the challenges that cancer survivors face. In support of NCSD, read PPD Hero and employee Ashley DeStefano’s inspiring story of survival and how clinical research has played a critical role in her life.
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PPD Hero | Ashley's Story
1 June 2021
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PPD celebrates Pride, because we respect one another and recognize that our diversity makes our business stronger.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | PPD Careers

PPD Awards & Accolades

  • Honored for training excellence for the tenth consecutive yearTraining Top 100, Training Magazine2021
  • Best Contract Research OrganizationVaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards2021

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