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We Dare for
Every Day

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Working Here

We believe that being a positive force for change begins when we dare to expect more of ourselves, and of the broader healthcare ecosystem. Collectively, we strive with relentlessness and compassion to help improve options and outcomes for patients, families and communities impacted by psychiatric and neurological disorders.

Whether it's manufacturing and commercializing medicines or researching potential new treatment options, our employees exemplify passion and connection to our purpose. Many are motivated by their own experiences or those of loved ones who have lived with diseases central to our mission. Their tireless dedication to the people we serve is celebrated and recognized throughout the company. We believe in rewarding hard work, recognition and sharing our successes so that our employees feel valued and are encouraged to succeed.

As you discover more about our company and our people, we hope you will notice the unique elements that define our culture.

Our Culture

Our culture is rooted in respect for all and an unwavering commitment to, and passion for, our work.

We value collaboration, creativity and compassion, as we are driven to develop and deliver innovative treatment options to people living with serious health conditions.

The unique qualities that each person and every voice contributes to our culture are valued, and we strive to foster and maintain an environment of diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplaces.

Alkermes is About People 

We are very proud of the special place that Alkermes is for our employees. In this video, you'll hear from a variety of colleagues about what it's like to be part of our company.

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What really differentiates this company is the strength of our culture, our values and our people. Every employee that I've encountered here is absolutely committed to having a positive impact on the lives of the patients, families and communities that we serve.

Stephen Schiavo,
Head of Human Resources

Employee Resource Groups

We have five employee-led Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) based on shared identities and/or interests, each with a common purpose of building community, providing opportunities for professional development and networking, as well as having a positive impact on our culture and our business. Our ERGs are open to all employees who wish to participate in them.

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Focused on the LGBTQA+ community and allies who support equality and compassion in our workplaces by promoting practices, policies and benefits that are inclusive for all sexual orientations, gender expressions and characteristics.

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Promotes a vibrant workspace where multicultural employees feel welcomed, supported and included by embracing different cultures and beliefs while maximizing skills and talents.

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Supports a workplace that develops and supports all, regardless of gender. The Women Inspired Network (WIN) provides an open venue for members to collaborate, network, engage with, learn from and inspire each other.

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Recognizes the unique perspective and contributions that veterans bring to Alkermes. Operation Salute creates opportunities for veterans and non-veterans alike to learn from and support one another while also supporting local veteran-focused organizations and service groups.

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Advocates for people impacted by disability or illness with the purpose of building an accessible, inclusive, compassionate and empathetic workplace.

Employee Compensation and Benefits 

The work we do isn’t the only thing that makes a career at Alkermes rewarding – our employees have access to a competitive benefits package that includes all the basic options (like medical, dental and vision), and a number of benefits and programs to help employees build their financial future, manage their health and wellness and balance the demands of their lives outside of work.


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Alkermes offers competitive salaries, a retirement savings plan, bonus opportunities and company equity for eligible employees.

Healthcare coverage

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Our flexible benefit programs provide options and opportunities for comprehensive coverage for employees and their families.

Wellness programs

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Our wellness programs encourage fitness, proper nutrition and mindfulness.

Family care

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Alkermes has a variety of programs that support family life and help employees navigate work-life balance and other challenges.


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Our RISE program allows employees to recognize each other for achievements and contributions that exemplify Alkermes’ Purpose and Values.

Paid time off

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Whether you want to hit the beach or just feel under the weather, we have a generous paid time off program to help you care for yourself and your family.

Information for Job Seekers

External Recruiters and Placement Firms

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies for any employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Alkermes or directly to hiring managers in any form without a signed Alkermes Employment Agency Agreement on file, and search engagement for that position, will be deemed unsolicited in nature, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

Message Regarding Potential Recruiting Scams

We are aware of the potential for scams from individuals, organizations and internet sites that claim to represent Alkermes' Talent Acquisition team. Alkermes has a formal interview process for all open positions and does not conduct interviews via social media or other third-party sites. All current open positions can be verified by visiting our Career Opportunities page. Please report any suspicious recruiting activity to TASupportGroup@alkermes.com as well as to the Internet Crime Complaint center at www.iC3.gov.

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Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, any veteran status, any military status or application for military service or membership in any other category protected under applicable federal, state and local law. Alkermes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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Join Our Team

Many employees stay at Alkermes because they find it is a place where they can discover new ideas, learn and grow, collaborate to solve issues and connect with others. You are encouraged to explore our open positions – and to apply if there is one that is a good fit for you.

Visit our career opportunities page