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Genome Canada
Genome Canada employees at the 'Genomics on the Hill' event  

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Genome Canada was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2021):

  • Genome Canada established a working from home committee as part of its response to the pandemic to help ensure staff are supported during the transition to remote work -- employees received care packages with gift cards to local restaurants and coffee shops, as well as a reimbursement allotment of up to $550 for home office expenses
  • As part of Genome Canada's health benefits plan, employees receive a generous health spending account of $2,000 annually, allowing them to top up coverage to suit their personal needs
  • Genome Canada offers excellent family-friendly benefits including maternity and parental leave top-up for new and adoptive parents (to 82 per cent of salary for 37 to 52 weeks, depending) and a variety of flexible work options for when they are ready to return to work
Genome Canada employees stay connected with a fun weekly virtual scrum during the pandemic  

Highlights

Industry Non-profit organization
Established in Canada 2000
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 21
Average age of employees in Canada 46 years
Longest serving employee 20 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $2,000 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

COVID-19

Pandemic response dedicated working from home committee to help ensure staff are supported through the transition, reimbursement of up to $550 for home office expenses, care packages sent to employees with gift cards to local restaurants and coffee shops

The Career Directory

Genome Canada has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Genome Canada employees participating in a community campaign, 'Smiles for Seniors'

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Non-profit organization
Full-time employees in Canada 1 to 50
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Student opportunities paid internships in life sciences and business administration, paid internships
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, in-house training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Program Manager
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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