Inspiring Insight, Innovation, and Intervention

Working at Akston

Akston’s team shares a common mission to develop affordable, innovative medicines for everyone, everywhere in the world. Our team members come from across the country and around the globe. We work together in a collaborative environment, exchanging ideas and exploring options for success.

Akston has had a huge impact on my career development while allowing me to be there for my three young children. I love coming to work every day knowing the impact we are making to the world.  I love the fast pace environment and working with such talented and driven colleagues.”

Andrea Delpero, Manager Veterinary Projects

Akston is a place where excellence is the norm. It is a collaborative environment where employees are encouraged to reach their topmost potential.”

Rassol Laleau, Quality Control Manager - Assay Development

I am fascinated by the fast-paced environment at Akston. I am even more impressed with Akston’s culture. We work as one, with one goal. It is a team project. We follow the philosophy of ‘one team, one dream’ at Akston.”

Shashikant Nagre, Manager Upstream Process Development

At Akston, you see the fruits of your labor and the impact of your actions. Everybody’s efforts had directly visible results. We may have a commercial drug within 2 years of the inception of the idea (the Covid-19 vaccine), and within that timeframe, we built a cleanroom and became GMP”

Jeff Haworth, Manager Downstream Process Development

Benefits at Akston

We care about our employees’ well-being.

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Financial Wellness

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Stock Options
  • Fidelity SIMPLE IRA Retirement Plan
  • Patent Incentive Plan
  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dependent Care Account (DCA)
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Healthcare

  • CIGNA Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • VSP Vision Care
  • Accident Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
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Employee Wellness

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Discount
  • Wellness Room
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Time Off

  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Sick Time Pay
  • Parental Bonding
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Additional Benefits

  • Education Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • Social Committee Events
  • Free on-site covered parking
  • Electric car charging stations

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Our Culture

We value our employees

Learn more about Akston’s commitment to maintaining a productive, fulfilling, and inclusive workplace for all.

Working at Akston

Visit Akston and see for yourself

Akston is located just north of Boston, in the MetroNorth’s premier business and life sciences campus.