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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions before starting a career with Evotec and a few tips for your application.

Tips for your application

Research the Company

Before applying, take the time to thoroughly research Evotec's mission, values, and current projects. Understanding the company's focus areas and collaborations will demonstrate your genuine interest and alignment with Evotec's goals during the application process.

Tailor Your Application

Customize your application materials, including your resume and cover letter, to highlight relevant skills, experiences, and achievements that align with the job requirements at Evotec. Emphasize your passion for drug discovery, collaboration, and making a positive impact in the life sciences industry.

Network and Seek Referrals

Utilize professional networks, such as LinkedIn, and reach out to current or former employees of Evotec for more in depth insights into the company culture. Additionally, referrals from employees can significantly enhance your application's visibility and credibility.

Prepare for the Interview Process

Familiarize yourself with Evotec's interview process and anticipate questions related to your background, technical skills, problem-solving abilities, and alignment with Evotec's values. Practice articulating your experiences and be prepared to demonstrate your enthusiasm for joining the team.

Demonstrate your fit

During interviews and interactions with Evotec's team members, showcase your alignment with the company culture by emphasizing qualities such as curiosity, resilience, teamwork, and adaptability. Highlight specific examples from your past experiences that illustrate how you embody these qualities and contribute to collaborative success. We look forward to hearing your story.

Most commonly asked questions 

What is Evotec and what does it do?

Evotec was founded in Hamburg, Germany, by a group of scientists around Nobel Laureate Manfred Eigen.  From the start Evotec focused on products and services to increase the speed, accuracy and efficiency of drug discovery processes. Evotec partners with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies globally to help accelerate the process of bringing new drugs to market. They specialize in providing integrated drug discovery services, development partnerships, research collaborations and drug manufacturing.

How can I apply for a job at Evotec?

You can apply for a job at Evotec by visiting their careers page on their official website There, you can search for open positions and submit your application online.

What qualifications does Evotec look for in job candidates?

Qualifications vary depending on the specific job role, but generally, Evotec seeks candidates with relevant educational backgrounds, work experience, and a passion for collaborating in a life sciences environment.

Does Evotec offer internships or entry-level positions for recent graduates?

Yes, Evotec does offer internships and entry-level positions for recent graduates. These opportunities provide valuable hands-on experience and the chance to work alongside experienced professionals in the field.

What is the interview process like at Evotec?

The interview process at Evotec may involve multiple stages, including exploratory conversations, in-person or virtual interviews, technical assessments, and insightful conversations with hiring managers and team members. The specific process may vary depending on the role you are applying for.

What are some qualities that Evotec looks for in candidates?

Evotec values various qualities in candidates that contribute to cultural fit and overall success within the company. Here some of the traits we typically looking for:

  • Curiosity
  • Resilience
  • Creative Mindset
  • Team Player
  • Forward-Thinking
  • Adaptability

Does Evotec offer opportunities for career advancement and professional development?

Yes, Evotec is committed to fostering the growth and development of its employees. They offer various training programs, mentoring opportunities, and career advancement paths to help employees reach their full potential within the company.

What is the company culture like at Evotec?

Evotec fosters a collaborative and inclusive company culture where employees are encouraged to share ideas, work together towards common goals, and continuously strive for excellence in their respective fields and teams.

How can I stay updated on job opportunities and news at Evotec?

You can stay updated on job opportunities and news at Evotec by following their official social media channels, subscribing to our job alerts, and regularly checking our careers page for new openings and updates.

Does Evotec offer remote or flexible work options?

Evotec recognizes the importance of work-life balance and offers flexible work arrangements where feasible. However, the availability of remote or flexible work options may vary depending on the role and team requirements.

Are there opportunities for international assignments or travel within Evotec?

Evotec operates globally and may offer opportunities for international assignments or travel, particularly for roles that involve collaboration with partners or projects in different regions. However, the extent of international involvement may depend on the specific job responsibilities.

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