Top

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Boston Scientific

8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 18 ratings in 2016)
"Friendly, with opportunities to develop as an individual."
Pros: 
  • The flexi-time system allows employees a lot of freedom with their work/life balance.
  • It’s widely perceived that hard work will result in recognition and career progression.
  • The complete process, from R&D to manufacturing is all done in one location.
  • There is good support available from managers and supervisors as well as a strong social culture.
Cons: 
  • Some employees felt that there wasn’t enough space for everyone in the offices.
  • There were many systems and procedures to learn early on.
  • The company is so large that it can be overwhelming at times.
  • The training programme ran into problems and didn’t run to schedule.
Culture
8.7 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
6.8 / 10
 
Hours
8.6 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.5 / 10
 
 
Training
7.4 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"It's an online application process with an initial Skype interview. If successful,..."

"I originally worked as a Co-op in Boston and am now an engineer through the graduate..."

"The issue is not so much the office as individual desks. Some desks are located in..."

"I work a 39 hour week. There is a flexi-time system in place where you have core..."

"It was well above average for a graduate engineer."

"Free health insurance and a good sports and social club with discounted tickets to..."

"Give me an example of where you used teamwork to accomplish a goal. If you could..."

"There are cycle to work schemes in place and carpooling is both accommodated and..."

"I have great interaction with my supervisor who is a senior engineer. However, after..."

"As a plant, there is great diversity. However, I am the only female in my depart..."

"It looks like many people move up within the company. However, it's not as clear..."

"I'm generally satisfied with the work assigned and I get very varied day-to-day tasks,..."

"Helpful and informative. It opens a lot of opportunities for development."

"With so many people working in the company, things can sometimes take longer than..."

"The reception area of Boston Scientific Galway was originally a manufacturing site..."

"Driven to succeed. A great work culture and environment."

"It won the graduate employer of the year award."

"I have picked up some skills around process validation. However, there is definitely..."

"Give graduates the option to apply for the mechanical engineering and R&D roles separately..."

Remember to mention gradireland when contacting employers!