Our Culture

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 strongly believe in the power of a positive culture as a key differentiator for individual and business success. That is why we are so proud of winning a spot on the Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work” for the last 4 years running.


Our employees come from a diverse background, representing dozens of countries and more than 20 languages. What is common to all Alnylam-ites is turning our passion for helping patients into concrete actions by leveraging the strengths of all.

At the Core of Alnylam

We have strong values that guide who we hire, what we recognize, what we value, and that serve as the foundation of our culture.

  • Passion for Excellence
  • Innovation and Discovery
  • Commitment to People
  • Open Culture
  • Sense of Urgency

In our latest Culture Survey, 97% of our employees were aware of and aligned to core values and 95% of employees agreed that our values mirrored their own personal values.


Considering a career with Alnylam—a growing biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics based on RNAi?


We believe that a truly diverse and inclusive workforce is critical to our goal of bringing a new class of medicines to market.
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We’re passionate about improving lives for people with rare diseases and the communities we live and work in! Our annual Community Service Day is one of many ways we get to show it.


We are committed to supporting the global rare disease community and the patient organizations in the therapeutic areas we focus on.
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At Alnylam, we are driven by our mission to bring a new class of medicines to market. We are growing quickly and are seeking people ready to accept the challenge. We’re hiring for a broad range of positions in North America and Europe.
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