Employee FAQs

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

For easy reference, below are answers to some of the questions we hear from individuals seeking career opportunities at Alkermes.

I am interested in working at Alkermes. How do I submit a resume/CV?

The best way to seek career opportunities at Alkermes is to apply to a specific position through the Job Search section of our website. For current career opportunities at Alkermes, explore our searchable job database.

What happens to my resume once I apply to a position in the recruiting system?

When you apply online for a specific job, your resume will be entered into our electronic resume database. All Human Resources recruiters have access to this database and continually search for resumes that most closely match our current job opportunities. This means that you will be considered for the position to which you applied, and you may also be considered for other opportunities that match your qualifications. It is not necessary to send a hard copy of your resume.

How do I know whether my resume was submitted?

You will receive a confirmation of submission from our recruiting system as well as a confirmation email.  

Will I be contacted directly by a recruiter?

If your skill set is appropriate for the qualifications of a posted job, a recruiter may contact you for an initial phone screen or to schedule an interview.

If a job is posted on your web site, does this mean it is still open?

Yes. If a position is listed on the web site, it typically means the position has not yet been filled.

How often are the job openings updated on Alkermes.com?

The job openings listed on our web site are updated daily.

Will I receive feedback following an interview?

We strive to provide feedback to all candidates following interviews, either on the phone or in writing.

How will I know the status of the job I applied to?

All applicants will receive an e-mail notification once a job has been filled.

If I don’t get this job, can I continue to apply for other Alkermes positions?

Yes. New openings are being added to the website frequently and there may be one that is a better fit. We encourage you to apply on-line for any additional positions that are of interest and match your background.