Headquarters: Princeton, New Jersey
Covance, founded in 1997, is one of the largest and most comprehensive drug development service companies in the world. With annual revenues exceeding $2 billion, Covance operates the world’s largest central laboratory network to provide leading animal testing and drug development services.
Covance is the drug development business of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), after its acquisition of the company in 2015. Covance is a contract research organization that provides animal testing and drug development services and is one of the world’s largest companies. Specifically, Covance offers safety assessment, research, manufacturing support, consulting, informatics, analytical services, and clinical development services and solutions. Headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, Covance employs over 15,000 professionals throughout its 60 locations worldwide. Covance has been the recipient of numerous awards including being named one of the top 100 employers by Diversity Employers Magazine.
Covance is dedicated to supporting students in their career endeavors, therefore, offers three programs for students pursuing careers in STEM disciplines, including an internship program, student mentorship program, and a spring break job shadow program. As an employer, Covance offers ample professional development opportunities, programs to help balance work and life, such as flexible scheduling arrangements and health and wellness programs. In the past, Covance has supported flexible work by hiring for both freelance and telecommuting work opportunities.