Why Charles River

Make an impact: We are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help make a real difference in the world every day.

Effect change: In 2019, Charles River supported the development of ~85% of drugs approved by the FDA.

Development of our exceptional employees—both personally and professionally through sabbatical, job growth, and training opportunities.

Give back: Our employees participate in over 3,200 volunteer opportunities in their local communities and volunteer over 14,000 hours through 430 events around the globe. “I enjoy and am proud of what I do at Charles River. Flexibility, benefits, promoting from within, and the comradery between employees.” –Employee in Raleigh, NC

Why We're Here

Each and every one of us at Charles River understands how the research we do improves human health.

For many, this understanding is deeply personal. Here are a few of our stories, connecting and celebrating how Charles River’s contributions have impacted our lives. You’ll see why we are so dedicated to Charles River’s mission and the important work we do every day.

Andy Wong, Research Technician III

Paula Miliani De Marval, Associate Research Director

Ashleigh Derrick, Laboratory Research Technician III

 

Our Motivation

All of us at Charles River have a passion for the work we do because Together We Create Healthier Lives. A passion that motivates us, provides the momentum towards a job well done and, finally, produces our life-changing research. Drive, dedication, zeal – these things all figure into the stories of why we work at Charles River, yet all are different and personal.