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Affymetrix is now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific. As the world leader in serving science, we empower our people to advance innovative technologies, develop meaningful solutions, and build rewarding careers.


The vision, innovation, and devotion of our employees help us empower scientists around the world to alleviate human suffering. It is not just the sheer power of GeneChip® technology that inspires us; it is the potential for it to help people. Our path is clear - to provide researchers with the most powerful technology possible to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery.

Our employees create a highly energized, team-oriented work environment. We are an employer committed to supporting the aspirations and achievements of our employees.

Diversity is an integral part of our environment. We believe that valuing and encouraging a diversified workforce helps us enhance our competitive advantage. In addition, we believe that diversity fosters a work culture that is better able to meet the needs of the global market. Our commitment to a diverse workforce is demonstrated through all aspects of our hiring and employment practices.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Affymetrix, please e-mail hr@affymetrix.com.


At Affymetrix, we offer our employees a comprehensive, competitive program of benefits to care for you and your family today and build financial security for tomorrow.

Benefits Plan

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance Plans
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Plans
  • 401K with Employer Matching
  • Stock/Equity Programs
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Reimbursement Accounts

Time Off

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    *Accrue up to 4 weeks PTO from date of
  • Paid Holidays
  • Leave of Absence Plans
  • Disability
  • Family Care Leave

Work And Family

  • Family Resources Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Legal and Financial Services
  • Health Fitness Membership Discounts
  • Tuition Assistance Plan
  • Lunch Program

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University Relations

A career at Affymetrix, now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a chance to use your education at one of the world's most innovative companies. We offer the opportunity for you to work directly with some of the brightest minds in the industry, and participate in projects which will advance the frontiers of biotechnology.

To attract, motivate, and develop top candidates, we partner with leading colleges and universities throughout the United States. Our goal is to hire the best-qualified individuals who have the drive to apply their education in an exciting, constantly-evolving environment. We welcome your talent, enthusiasm and fresh ideas to help us continue our success and bring even more innovations to the world.

We offer rewarding employment for both students and graduates at the undergraduate and graduate level. Our internship opportunities lay the groundwork for successful careers while providing exposure to the company and to the biotechnology industry. We look for motivated students with a willingness and desire to apply, develop and enhance their academic excellence in the fast-paced world of genetic technology. Opportunities within the company include positions within the research and development, product development, information technology, operations and manufacturing, sales and marketing, finance, and human resources teams.

Please view our Affymetrix Career Opportunities to learn more about internships and full-time positions currently available. Learn more about opportunities for students and new graduates at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Career Development

Affymetrix’ work environment encompasses its values

Through innovative technologies, customer needs and continuous improvement, our agility to the changing business landscape can only succeed with a workforce that is equally dynamic, flexible and open to learning. We understand the importance of our employees and their development.

We offer various support vehicles, such as training classes and tuition reimbursement. In partnership with your manager, we want you to be empowered to seek out ways to grow and refine your skills. Our flexible learning philosophy allows you to develop a plan that suits your needs. Perhaps you'll choose a more structured approach or one that allows you to learn on the job. Or, maybe you'll initially focus on being paired with a mentor or advisor.

The bottom line: your path to learning and development is your choice. We offer the framework and resources, and you bring the initiative to develop a plan that best suits your needs.