Benefits of being part of the NewLink Genetics family

At NewLink Genetics, our most valuable resource is our employees. Every day, they bring their passion, talents, and dedication to a challenging environment. Here, they are rewarded with opportunities to realize their potential and change the future of cancer treatment for patients.

Our total compensation package is designed to keep you healthy and engaged.

Yearly paid time off Health benefits
  • PTO that includes 8┬ácompany holidays plus a day for community volunteering
  • Medical, prescription drug, and dental
  • Vision*
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee assistance program
Company perks Financial incentives
  • Health and fitness program discounts
  • Wellness program


  • Traditional/Roth 401(k) plan and investment options offered
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Stock options