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Bristol Myers Squibb

Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

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INDUSTRY Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
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CEO of Bristol Myers Squibb
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Chris Boerner, PhD and Giovanni Caforio
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Employee Focused Culture

10/19/2023 - Capital Projects Manager
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Overall, BMS is incredibly supportive of its employees. The mission and values are wonderfully clear and the organization does a great job of tying the work done daily back to that core. I found that the compensation was more than fair and they really invested in my personal and professional development.


It's a large company and there are a huge amount of resources out there for your education and support, finding them can be a significant challenge, though, as the company spans multiple countries and timezones--finding who to ask your questions and get an effective answer can be quite time consuming.
Cellular Therapy

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we're leading the way in CAR T therapy. This emerging immunotherapy reprograms a patient's T-cells to recognize and attack cancer.

What is CAR T?
CAR T stands for "Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell" therapy.

How does it work?
T-cells are pieces of our immune system that attack and eliminate malignant cancer cells. During the CAR T process, the patient's T-cells are genetically modified and then administered back to the patient in specialized centers.

At BMS, every cell therapy product that we manufacture represents a unique cancer patient. CAR T manufacturing requires a personalized process, and each therapy is created from an individual patient's cells.

This is truly meaningful work.
Hear from Rhonda Greer, a Senior Manager, Cell Therapy Manufacturing:

"It's a personalized process...That's as close as I can get to a patient without being a nurse or a doctor. So that's meaningful to me. I'm making a difference for one individual at a time."

Learn more about our CAR T and cellular therapies >

Are you ready for a career in cell therapy?


Working at BMS

When you join BMS, you are joining a diverse, high-achieving team united by a common mission. Here, you’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities that are uncommon in scale and scope. You’ll pursue innovative ideas while advancing professionally alongside some of the brightest minds in biopharma. With our emphasis on inclusion, employee engagement, and collaborative teams, you can expect to find dynamic support and unique resources to drive your career forward.

Inclusive Benefits

We're doing important work.
You believe in patients, we believe in you.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Our benefits and compensation provide Total Rewards experiences designed to enrich, empower and engage our employees at every stage and milestone of life. Our Total Rewards experience enriches your life today and engages and empowers you to save, perform, grow, and build toward all of your tomorrows.

Rewards & Recognition
We recognize, reward and celebrate those who consistently embody our mission and behaviors to reach above and beyond, driving our business forward. We do this in a few ways:

  • Compensation: Our competitive compensation program aligns with a pay-for-performance culture and an unwavering commitment to the company’s mission. We provide competitive base salaries and significant opportunities to earn variable compensation in the form of annual bonuses and/or stock-based compensation.

  • Recognition Awards: We believe in the power of "thank you“ and celebrating the extraordinary behaviors, efforts and achievements of our employees. With our global Bravo platform, you can recognize fellow employees from across the aisle or around the world, encouraging others to join in through social recognition.

Financial / Savings
When you participate in our tax-advantaged 401(k) plan, we match your contribution dollar-for-dollar up to 6% of eligible pay for U.S. employees. (excludes employees who participate in a collective bargaining agreement)

Time off

  • Extended Time Off: For extended absences, paid and unpaid leaves, we offer extended time away from work so you can focus on what is important to you, such as adoptions, family and parent care. Our policies are designed to be inclusive of the diversity of families at all life stages and to help you bring your best energy to the important work we do each day for patients.

  • Vacation: Beginning with your hire, we offer three weeks of vacation. Vacation time increases to four weeks at five years of service, five weeks at 15 years of service and six weeks at 25 or more years of service.

  • Holidays: Ten fixed holidays and three optional holidays for celebrations that are meaningful to you. There is also a global shutdown for most sites during the last week in December.

  • Sick Time: Paid time off for illness, and short-term and long-term disability plans for an extended absence mean you can focus on one thing: healing.

Life, Work & Family
Our benefits extend to all employees’ spouses, both opposite-sex and same-sex, as well as children.

  • Flexible Ways of Working: We offer the opportunity to explore creative approaches to work that can help you be more effective and still meet business results. The company’s goal is to offer flexible options to better serve employees’ diverse needs and enhance bottom line results. Flexible hours, summer hours and work from home options offered at most U.S. based offices.

  • Childcare Onsite: On campus full-time, part-time, back-up daycare, and summer camp programs available at many of our larger offices.

Health & Well-Being

  • Health Care & Employee Health Services: We provide competitive medical and dental plans as well as our Living Life Better wellness program and, at our larger campuses, onsite employee health services that offer annual health screenings, flu shots, travel advice, job-related medical surveillance.

  • Living Life Better: To support steps to a healthier life, we offer a web-based wellness platform that provides a number of health resources including online and telephonic health coaching, with the opportunity to earn wellness incentives through healthy actions.

  • Fitness Centers: Available for membership at our larger campuses, fitness centers provide a wide range of workout equipment and classes.

  • Pharmacy Benefits: When you enroll in one of our medical plans, pharmacy benefits are included.
Our Company

Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

Each day, our employees around the world work together for patients – it drives everything we do. We work every day to deliver innovative medicines for patients with serious and life-threatening diseases.

Bristol Myers Squibb is a differentiated company, led by our unique BioPharma strategy that leverages the reach and resources of a major pharma company paired with the entrepreneurial spirit and agility of a biotech firm.

Our medicines are helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, hematology, immunology, cardiovascular and neuroscience. Through our R&D organization, we have built a sustainable pipeline of potential therapies and partner with external innovation to broaden and accelerate our work.

We work sustainably, responsibly and seek to give back. Through the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, we promote health equity and strive to improve health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious diseases and conditions, giving new hope to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

Bristol Myers Squibb Awards & Accolades

Military Friendly Employer, Viqtory Inc., 2022 Top Companies for Executive Women, Seramount (part of EAB), 2022 100 Best Companies, Seramount (part of EAB), 2022 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company, 2022