Our Culture

Alnylam was founded in 2002 on a revolutionary vision and bold mission which remain firmly in place today. We are a growing biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics based on RNA interference, or RNAi. To learn about current opportunities, click here.

VISION: Harnessing a revolution in biology for human health®
MISSION: Build a top-tier biopharmaceutical company founded on RNAi

We are leading the translation of RNAi as a new class of innovative medicines with a core focus on RNAi therapeutics toward genetically defined targets for the treatment of serious, life-threatening diseases with limited treatment options for patients and their caregivers. Our commitment to innovation and excellence is reflected in everything we do, earning us a leadership position in both the science and business of RNAi therapeutics that is recognized worldwide. We come together from dozens of countries. We speak over 20 languages. We have diverse educations, backgrounds, skill sets, lives, and turns of phrase. We listen. We laugh. We know what to take seriously. We work incredibly hard. We do many things at a time, but have a resolute focus on creating innovative medicines. Click here to learn about opportunities to join us. For questions about job opportunities at Alnylam, please email

Summer Internships & Co-Ops at Alnylam
Alnylam’s Summer Intern & Co-Op Programs provide talented undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to gain industry exposure, practical experience and mentoring. Alnylam is a dynamic, rapidly growing, Kendall Square-based biopharmaceutical company at the cutting-edge of drug development. Alnylam is developing an entirely new class of innovative medicines based on a breakthrough discovery in biology known as RNA interference, or RNAi. There are a number of departments that participate in these programs, including, but not limited to: Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Human Resources, Medical Affairs, Manufacturing, Regulatory Affairs, Finance, Drug Safety, and Corporate Communications. Click here for more information on these programs. Click here to learn about the current opportunities to join us as a summer intern.

Executive Search/Recruitment Agencies
Alnylam has a Preferred Supplier List (PSL) in place for the provision of recruitment services.

Only agencies on our PSL can provide CV’s via our on-line recruitment system. We will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL. We reserve the right to add candidate details from unsolicited CVs from non-PSL agencies into our own candidate database, with no obligation to the agency concerned.

Recruitment services are supplied under contract, if a tender is not planned, we will retain your details for consideration at the appropriate time. This does not constitute any form of pre-qualification status.

Career Opportunities