We know: Job searching can be tough. Whether you’ve been looking for months or are just starting to think about your next step, finding a company with the perfect culture and job opening for you—and in the right location—is no small feat.

That’s why we wanted to give you a little boost with 20 companies that are all hiring now, right in your stomping grounds. Take a peek inside their offices, browse job openings, and see if your perfect “next thing” just landed in your lap.

1. Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin company profile

Founded in Bethesda, Maryland in 1912, Lockheed Martin has become an industry leader in both the global security and aerospace areas. The company’s team of experts research existing advancements and technologies, then design and develop their own unique products and services that support missions spanning from the depths of the sea to the far reaches of outer space.

3. Axios

Axios company profile

Axios is a news and technology company that provides consumers with content worthy of their time and attention. Axios offers a mix of original and smartly narrated coverage of the topics and trends that matter today—and those that will shape the next decade—through newsletters, a news stream, podcasts and Axios' HBO show. Axios puts the trust of its consumers first and strives each day to make news consumption an easy, efficient, and worthy experience. The company calls this Smart Brevity.

4. USA TODAY NETWORK

USA TODAY NETWORK company profile

USA TODAY NETWORK stands as one of the top 20 digital companies in the country with a loyal following of readers who value fact-based journalism, commitment to serve local communities, and innovative content delivery. The USA TODAY NETWORK doesn't just understand the different paths people take in life, they celebrate them. They empower communities to connect, act, and thrive. The NETWORK's goal is to be essential to consumers and marketers seeking meaningful connections with their communities. And the NETWORK's diverse voices, backgrounds, and specialties are fundamental to achieving it.

5. GEICO

GEICO company profile

Standing for Government Employees Insurance Company, GEICO was originally founded in 1936 to provide quality insurance for government employees and military personnel. Today, GEICO has kept its tradition of exceptional service alive, but has expanded its coverage. GEICO serves over 14 million people across the U.S. and offers a diverse array of policies from auto to homeowners to identity theft insurance.

6. BAE Systems

BAE Systems company profile

BAE Systems turns defense, aerospace, and security blueprints into tangible realities by partnering with government agencies and other forces in the industry. From delivering technology and cyber solutions to equipping the military with superior resources and optimizing aircraft and intelligence, BAE Systems tackles each project and delivers end results that transcend what previously seemed impossible.

7. The Knot Worldwide

The Knot Worldwide company profile

In 15 countries around the world, The Knot Worldwide inspires, informs, and cheers on people and communities as they move through life’s most amazing—and sometimes stressful—milestones. From a marriage proposal to creating a home and starting a family, its set of brands—The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, The Nest, The Bump, GigMasters, How They Asked, and Lasting—help people navigate—and ultimately enjoy—life’s biggest moments.

8. Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman company profile

Northrop Grumman helps do the work that matters. Whether the company is developing the next generation of cyber-secure technology or pioneering a new kind of information network, they're doing it as one team on a single mission of helping enhance global security.

9. Bozzuto

Bozzuto company profile

Bozzuto develops, builds, and manages vibrant communities in amazing locations with a focus on passion, integrity, and attention to detail. The company continues to diversify its mix of products and services, expanding geographically while remaining true to its vision—to create extraordinary experiences. This vision extends to everyone who comes in contact with the Bozzuto brand—residents, clients, partners, and employees. Because of this, employees' opportunities to positively impact people's lives are unlimited.

10. PCORI

PCORI company profile

PCORI, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, is a Congress-authorized organization that seeks out medical research opportunities in order to shed light on important areas of patient and caregiver concern. The company is committed to improving health by substantially increasing the quantity, quality, and timeliness of useful, trustworthy information available to support big decision-making processes.

11. Appian

Appian company profile

Appian builds a world class low-code application development platform that enables businesses to rapidly develop powerful and unique software applications with flexible visual models instead of clunky custom code. The apps created on Appian’s platform help companies drive digital transformation and competitive differentiation.

12. The Headfirst Companies

The Headfirst Companies company profile

The Headfirst Companies are committed to developing and inspiring the individual aspirations and talents of children and young adults across the country. The organization's award-winning live events and camp programs—whose annual enrollment exceeds 14,000 participants—use the power of play as a gateway to social, emotional, athletic, and academic skill-building. Much more than a typical camp, Headfirst's unique experiences not only allow campers to be a part of a fun-filled, tight-knit community, but empower them to engage with the world, meet challenges head-on, and unlock their endless potential.

13. The Washington Post

The Washington Post company profile

Founded in 1877, the 65 Pulitzer Prize-winning Post is one of the world’s most storied media and media technology companies. Purchased by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in 2013, and named the eighth most innovative media company in 2018 by Fast Company—and still on the list today—The Post has emerged, disrupting the era in journalism by positioning itself as the leader in technology.

14. AbleVets

AbleVets company profile

AbleVets develops IT solutions to help the Department of Veterans Affairs—or VA—and other federal health agencies better serve the nation's Veterans. The company plays a crucial role in VA's modernization efforts, working with the agency to advance Veterans' healthcare, security, and services. While the solutions and services that AbleVets delivers are complex, the company’s mission is not—solve problems to improve the lives of Veterans, servicemembers, and their families.

15. Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory company profile

APL leads the 21st century into the future by operating on the cusp of technological exploration. The nonprofit research center has an impressive name tied to it—but has a more impressive list of accomplishments and goals. APL scientists, engineers, and analysts deliver solutions for national security and scientific challenges to keep America and its innovators looking toward tomorrow.

16. Comscore

Comscore company profile

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, and with more than 30 offices spread across 20 countries, Comscore employs over 1,700 creative professionals dedicated to the collection, analysis, and synthesis of data to measure what matters, making cross-platform audiences and advertising more valuable. Comscore is the trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms. Comscore is pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence.

17. Convene

Convene company profile

Convene designs and services premium places to work, meet, and host inspiring events. Through strategic partnerships with prominent commercial landlords, Convene operates a network of hospitality-driven locations in Class A office buildings across major U.S. cities, with plans to expand globally. Convene has raised $260M in equity funding to date, and has been named one of America’s 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes and a Best Workplace by both Inc. and Fortune Magazine.

18. Storyblocks

Storyblocks company profile

Storyblocks wants more stories being told around the world. To achieve this, the company provides low-cost access to high quality content so anyone can be a creator and share the story they want to tell. And Storyblocks is a great place to build a career, too. Employees receive trust and autonomy from day one, and leadership is constantly looking for ways to build a healthy work culture in which team members feel safe taking risks. There's a comprehensive onboarding mentorship program, company-sponsored social events, and opportunities for co-workers to get to know each other one-on-one (often over donuts—yum!).

19. MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

MedStar National Rehabilitation Network company profile

MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MNRN)—part of MedStar Health and one of the top acute care hospitals in the mid-Atlantic—is a regional system of rehabilitation care that offers inpatient, day treatment, and outpatient services in Washington, DC, Maryland, and northern Virginia. Its tireless and passionate team is dedicated to helping patients increase their ability to function safely and independently. Team members at MNRN are able to work with diverse populations, witness the direct impact their work has on patients, and participate in continuous learning opportunities. At MNRN, you can learn, grow, build lasting friendships, and change countless lives.

20. Network for Good

Network for Good company profile

Founded in 2001 by tech giants AOL, Cisco, and Yahoo!, Network for Good has been instrumental in helping tens of thousands of nonprofits more efficiently fundraise by engaging donors in a more impactful way. Its refreshingly easy-to-use donor management software, fundraising pages, and personal fundraising coaches provide nonprofits with a complete fundraising solution—reducing their need for disparate systems, saving them time, and enabling them to raise more funds to support their mission. The company is a for-profit software as a service—or SaaS—company as well as a B-Corp, which means its goals are tied to both the company and the community.

21. Frontpoint

Frontpoint company profile

Frontpoint is a security-first, smart home technology company set on changing the way the industry makes families feel safe. The company’s elegant, intuitive products and best-in-class services revolutionize the way customers are able to interact with their homes, while instilling confidence that they are protected. Frontpoint is committed to putting customers first by creating great experiences and providing home security that is simple, safe, and smart.



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