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Our Values Define Us

Alnylam’s core values are at the heart of our growth and success. They are specific beliefs that guide what we focus on, how we conduct ourselves as employees and as a business, and whom we hire. Get to know our core values, and you’ll understand more about what makes Alnylam special.

Passion for Excellence
We strive to be the very best so we can improve human health and achieve extraordinary outcomes
Transformational, world leading science and flawless execution are at the heart of who we are
Commitment to People
What we do is personal and doing right by our colleagues and communities leads to the best outcomes for patients and Alnylam
We love the power of ideas and share them freely
We operate with a relentless drive to deliver on our mission for patients, striving continually to meet daring and audacious goals


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Important Policies and Notices:

Learn more about our applicant policies such as equal employment opportunity, accommodation requests, notice for recruitment & staffing agencies, fraudulent recruitment activity and pay transparency nondiscrimination provision.

At Alnylam, we commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equal employment opportunity. We are dedicated to building an environment where employees can feel that they belong, can bring their authentic selves to work, and achieve to their full potential. By empowering employees to embrace their unique differences at work, our business grows stronger with advanced and original thinking, allowing us to bring groundbreaking medicines to patients. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, marital status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics prohibited by law. Alnylam is an E-Verify employer in the United States.

If you need assistance or an accommodation in connection with the hiring process, please make a request to your Talent Acquisition Partner or email This information will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of determining an appropriate accommodation for the interview process.

External recruitment firms are an important component of our talent acquisition strategy at Alnylam; we value the partnerships built with our vendors. As a policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruitment firms. All resumes submitted by external recruitment firms must be submitted through our applicant tracking system and all correspondence should be directed to a contact within Talent Acquisition – engagement with external firms requires that a signed Alnylam Employment Agency agreement be on file. External agency submissions that are sent to any employee or hiring manager, outside of the outlined process, will be deemed unsolicited and no fee will be paid in the event that the candidate is hired. Credit will be attributed as a referral or hired through other means.

Our external recruitment partners must also comply with all Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) guidelines.

Please be aware of the potential for scams and fraudulent recruitment activity from individuals claiming to represent Alnylam Pharmaceuticals. Alnylam never conducts its interview process via messaging apps, freelance sites, or social media platforms (i.e., Google Hangouts, WhatsApp, Signal, etc.). Alnylam team members only communicate with potential candidates through an official Alnylam email address ending in “” Please do not provide any personal information if you receive a suspicious inquiry or job offer.

If you suspect any fraudulent activity or misrepresentation in connection with an Alnylam job opportunity, please report it to Additionally, you can report any suspicious recruitment activity to your state’s Attorney General’s office, Internet Crime Complaint Center, or Official Guide to Government Information and Services | USAGov.

Please click here to view our Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision statement.

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