Bold at Our Core

To be an Apellucian is to be part of a community that’s taking on a mission to do life-changing work. We are nimble, fearless, and empowered to take risks and stretch to achieve the extraordinary.

To succeed in our mission requires complementary strengths, different perspectives and lived experiences, and the space for every voice to be heard. The diversity of our teams and our inclusive culture are reflective of that commitment.


Our Culture

We lead with humanity, compassion, unrelenting optimism, and a healthy dose of fearlessness. We deeply care about each other and our work, and we are at our best when overcoming obstacles together.

A commitment to live our values has cultivated an Apellis community that is diverse and inclusive. To sustain it requires intention. We actively embrace our differences, the value of lived experience, and all who may not look, love, or worship the way we do.

We’re in this together and stronger for it.

Our Values

At Apellis, our values are the roadmap for our people and our leadership, guiding every step, every decision, and every action we take. They’re not just how we operate. They’re who we are.

Our Benefits

Apellucians are driven and deeply committed to this work. In return, we care for the health, well-being, and futures of our people and their families through robust total rewards and supporting programs.


Health Coverage

  • We pay the full premium for health, dental and vision insurance for employees and their dependents
  • Best-in-class health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA with two options to choose from: PPO or High Deductible Health Plan with Health Savings Account California-based employees have additional Kaiser HMO plan available. 
  • Dental insurance is provided through Delta Dental including orthodontia
  • Vision insurance through VSP
  • Flexible Spending Accounts available to fit a variety of needs: standard healthcare for use with PPO, limited purpose for use with HDHP, and dependent care account
Financial Planning and Protection

Financial Planning and Protection

  • 401k retirement savings through Vanguard with company match. Contributions can be made into a traditional 401k plan or a Roth plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with a 15% discount managed by Fidelity Investments
  • Basic life and supplemental life insurance options for self, spouse, child(ren)
  • Short and long-term disability Insurance to protect your income when medical events take you away from work
  • Voluntary legal provides access to licensed attorneys through MetLife for a wide range of legal matters
Maintaining Balance

Maintaining Balance

  • 20 paid time off days 
  • 11 paid holidays, including flexible holidays and company-wide closures 
  • Company-wide closure from Christmas Day through New Year’s Day
  • 10 weeks paid parental leave at 100% pay and includes birth, adoption and foster placement. An additional 6-8 weeks provided for birth parents 
  • Highly flexible and hybrid working model to support the individual and unique needs of our people
  • Benefits for commuting and parking
  • Access to Ginger, the emotional support app that connects users to trained mental health coaches 24/7

Benefits listed are for U.S. employees.

Adventure Awaits 

Every one of us has a role to play in transforming the lives of the patients counting on us. It takes fierce passion and the ability to be adaptable, resourceful, humble, and driven.

If this sounds like you and you’re ready to transform lives, consider joining Apellis. Are you ready? Your adventure awaits.


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