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Like our technology, our people have limitless potential, and we encourage them to achieve it. Join us in thinking outside the lines for the future of RNA therapeutics.

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We close the loop between science
and patients – our true impact
comes only upon success.

A circle has no limits – we push
beyond obstacles to discover new
ideas and new answers to the
challenges of meeting patient need.

Our sphere of impact extends
beyond ourselves to patients, friends,
family, neighbors, the community. We
never lose hope for a better tomorrow.

Every arc is profoundly similar yet
completely unique. Our circle of
collaboration and teamwork encloses a
safe space where we listen deeply, speak
openly, and honestly share perspectives.

We go all in. We work hard,
we have fun, we deliver on our
promises and achieve results. We
inspire each other to be our best.

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We believe in the power of belonging. At Orna, we’re building a team reflective of the world’s diversity, and cultivating a culture where our Ornacorns feel safe, included, and heard. Here, we can complete the circle, bring our whole selves to work, and reach our full potential.

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Each member of our team is rare and unique, similar to a unicorn, making Orna a magical place to work!
Hear what some of our “Ornacorns” have to say about why Orna is the place to be:

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    Orna gives me the opportunity to work at the technological forefront of RNA therapeutics in a fun, exciting, team-oriented environment.

    Corey Ciullo | Principal Scientist
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    I love how the fast paced nature of work constantly provides learning opportunities while trying new things. I’m truly inspired to ask questions and creatively solve problems being surrounded by so many smart and ambitious individuals who I can also call my friends when the going gets tough.

    Yessica Wiryawan | Senior Associate Scientist
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    Orna’s evolving total rewards package aims to support our hardworking employees and their dependents. We offer comprehensive and competitive benefits.

    Orna Benefits Summary – Plan Year 2023

    Health Coverage

    • Competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
    • Health Reimbursement Account to reimburse 100% of your medical deductible
    • Generous paid leave offerings, including up to 20 weeks 100% paid leave for birth mothers and up to 12 weeks 100% paid leave for non-birth parents to bond with a child
    • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care expenses
    • Paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages
    • Complimentary access to Healthee, a health advocacy platform designed to make benefits less confusing and more user friendly
    • Access to telehealth visits

    401(k) Matching Program

    • Dollar for dollar company match up to 5%
    • No vesting period, no waiting period

    Paid Time Off

    • Bi-annual company shutdowns (summer and winter)
    • 15 days of PTO annually, up to 10 unused days may rollover to next year
    • Up to 80 hours of sick time annually; additional 40 hours of COVID-specific sick time
    • 12 company holidays
    • Volunteer time to participate within your community

    Lifestyle, Wellness, and Mental Health

    • $50 monthly cell phone stipend
    • Up to $500 one-time reimbursement for home office setup and supplies for new hires
    • Up to $500 annual reimbursement for health and wellness activities
    • Access to Headspace Care, an on-demand mental health platform offering 1-1 coaching and therapy, psychiatry, and additional on-demand resources
    • Complimentary access to an Employee Assistance Program
    • 100% transportation subsidy, includes on-site parking, BLUEbikes, MBTA passes

    Additional Benefits

    • Reimbursement for professional development activities
    • Access to entertainment discounts through TicketsatWork
    • Free MassBio membership
    • Company swag
    • Weekly on-site lunch
    • Monthly birthday celebrations

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    Together, we continue to think outside the lines, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in treating disease. If you’re interested in reshaping next-generation RNA therapies, check out our current job openings below.

    Please note that Orna partners with select organizations to recruit talent. To avoid scams targeting our candidates, correspondence from our recruiting team will only come from or other addresses. Our recruiting team and any recruiting agencies with whom Orna partners do not ask candidates to provide sensitive information via email and do not conduct interviews using Telegram, WhatsApp, or text messaging.

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    Transparency in
    Coverage Notice
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    The Transparency in Coverage Rule is issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and requires health insurers to disclose pricing for covered services and items. In response, the machine-readable files provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA are now available and included on this page. These files include negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. Important note: Each of the files accessible through the Table of Contents is in JSON format and may be as large as one Terabyte (TB) in file size, which has significant system requirements for use. Please ensure you have the required memory capacity, hardware, and software capabilities before attempting to download.