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Careers FAQs

Where is Allergan's Headquarters?

Directions to Allergan's Headquarters?

What is the best way to apply for a position at Allergan?

What is the purpose of a profile?

How long after creating my profile can I expect to hear from Allergan?

How can I change my e-mail address in my profile?

Do I have to complete the entire profile and application?

What browser version does the Candidate Profile require?

How is the information in my account used and does it remain confidential?

When can I update my account?

I am locked out of my Allergan account. What do I do?

What should I do if I am having technical difficulty when completing my profile or applying for a position?

What do I do if I am having trouble uploading my resume?

I've submitted a resume and applied for a position. Now what?

How can I talk to someone about my resume and job interests?

What are the steps in Allergan’s hiring process?

There isn't a position currently listed that is the right fit. Should I create a profile anyway for future openings?

What are the eligibility requirements to work for Allergan in the United States?

How can I be sure that my application has been received?

Can I submit my resume/CV via e-mail?

What other benefits am I eligible for?


Careers FAQs


Where is Allergan's Headquarters?

Allergan is conveniently located in Irvine, California, less than one mile from the John Wayne/Orange County/Santa Ana Airport (SNA), approximately 40 miles south of the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and approximately 85 miles north of the San Diego International Airport (SAN).

Allergan, Inc.
2525 Dupont Drive
Irvine, CA 92612


Directions to Allergan's Headquarters?

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX):

  • Follow the airport signs to Century Boulevard
  • Take Century Boulevard to the southbound San Diego Freeway (405)
  • Continue south for approximately 30 miles to the Jamboree exit in Irvine
  • Turn right onto Jamboree and continue straight for approximately half of a mile
  • Turn right onto Dupont Drive
  • Allergan is located between Teller and Von Karman on the right-hand side of the street

From John Wayne/Orange County/Santa Ana Airport (SNA):

  • Follow the airport signs to MacArthur Boulevard
  • Cross over MacArthur Blvd. and you will be on Michelson
  • Turn right onto Dupont Drive and follow it around
  • Allergan is located between Von Karman and Teller on the left-hand side of the street

What is the best way to apply for a position at Allergan?

Create a candidate profile with your information and resume. Then search for jobs and apply to positions you are qualified for and interested in. To create your profile with Allergan, go to “My Candidate Profile” and click on “new user” to create a new account, or login to your existing one. You can also click here to get started.


What is the purpose of a profile?

The profile enables you to enter your information only once and apply for many positions. You may keep your information and resume up to date and when a member of our staffing team reads your resume, it will always use the current version. Creating a profile also allows us to find current and future jobs that may suit you.


How long after creating my profile can I expect to hear from Allergan?

Your profile and resume are immediately made available to our staffing team who specialize in the areas matching your skills, strengths, and areas of interest. We strongly encourage you to apply for all positions for which you are qualified and have interest. A staffing team member may contact you if an open position matches your skills and background.


How can I change my e-mail address in my profile?

To change your e-mail address, login to “My Candidate Profile” using your username and password. You will be able to update your e-mail, password or any other personal information by clicking “edit” next to the relevant section.


Do I have to complete the entire profile and application?

We don’t require you to complete the entire profile, but we strongly recommend that you do. The more information you put into the profile, the better the chance that we will find your resume while searching our database. If you are chosen to interview at Allergan, we will need you to complete the entire profile and application.


What browser version does the Candidate Profile require?

We recommend you use the newest version of Internet Explorer. The Candidate Profile supports version 5.5 and higher of Internet Explorer.


How is the information in my account used and does it remain confidential?

The information in your account always remains confidential to Allergan. It will only be shared with members of our staffing team and with the manager who would be overseeing the position(s) for which you have applied. The information will be used for us to keep in contact with you regarding your interest in our positions and to evaluate your skills and experience against the requirements for the positions in which you have expressed interest.


When can I update my account?

You can access and make changes to your password-protected account at any time. Our staffing team will see your most current information and resume at any time even for positions that you applied for in the past.


I am locked out of my Allergan account. What do I do?

If you are temporarily locked out of your account, close your browser and try logging back into your account in an hour to see if another login attempt is successful. If you are locked out because it is not accepting your password, e-mail IR-Talent_Acquisition@allergan.com for assistance.


What should I do if I am having technical difficulty when completing my profile or applying for a position?

Please contact IR-Talent_Acquisition@allergan.com to address any technical issues you may have while completing your profile or applying for a position at Allergan.


What do I do if I am having trouble uploading my resume?

Allergan is able to accept Microsoft Office 97-2003 files (.doc format) and Adobe PDF files. Currently, we are unable to accept Microsoft Office 2007 documents.


I've submitted a resume and applied for a position. Now what?

Your resume will be reviewed against the position's qualifications. If it is determined that there is a match, a member of our staffing team will contact you to schedule a telephone or on-site interview.


How can I talk to someone about my resume and job interests?

If we find a good match to Allergan requirements and qualifications after you have submitted your resume, you will be contacted directly by a member of our staffing team. At that time we will be more than happy to discuss your resume and job interests. While we would like to speak to everyone that has an interest in working at Allergan, the volume of resumes does not allow us to perform this courtesy.


What are the steps in Allergan’s hiring process?

After an initial screening of your resume by a member of our staffing team, qualified resumes are then forwarded to the hiring manager for review. The manager will then request interviews to be set up with those determined to be a good match. A series of interviews, including telephone and on-site, are conducted. Based on the results of these interviews, an offer for employment is extended to the most qualified applicant.


There isn't a position currently listed that is the right fit. Should I create a profile anyway for future openings?

Yes. By creating a profile, your resume is in our database and available to our staffing team to search and review. They may find a future position that matches your qualifications and they will then contact you.


What are the eligibility requirements to work for Allergan in the United States?

We consider all qualified candidates, regardless of citizenship or visa status. However, please recognize that in order to work for Allergan; you will need to show proof of your legal right to work in the United States.


How can I be sure that my application has been received?

When you apply for a position, you will receive an e-mail notification letting you know that you have successfully submitted your application.


Can I submit my resume/CV via e-mail?

With the amount of positions we currently have open, we require that you create a profile through our system. Your resume/CV will then be available to the entire staffing team.


What other benefits am I eligible for?

Allergan has a generous and comprehensive benefits package that you will be eligible for as a regular, fulltime employee. Click here for an Overview of Allergan Benefits.