Questions and Answers about Illumina

Here's what people have asked and answered about working for and interviewing at Illumina.

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Be extremely aggressive if you get hired on and be very flexible. If you like fast paced environment you may like it there. If you are used to a GMP environment it will drive you nuts. I have found that there is little room for growth and advancement. A PhD does not get you much advancement here.

Answered - Senior Analyst (Current Employee) - San Diego, CA

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You'll be interviewing with multiple teams, which can take ~4 hours. Focus on building connections with the people interviewing you. It's all about getting them to like you, so get comfortable with them and enjoy yourself.

Answered - Manufacturing Technician (Former Employee) - San Diego, CA

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Search what the company is about and what position you are applying for and have questions prepared. Know what quality is and importance of following Procedures.

Answered - Manufacturing Technician 4 (Current Employee) - Hayward, CA

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Just go for it

Answered - Manufacturing Technician I (Current Employee) - San Diego, CA

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Questions will include things out of your background from technology to science.

Answered - Engineer Technician (Contract) (Former Employee) - San Diego, CA

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