Looking for your first job out of college can be overwhelming, especially in the current economic environment. But there’s no need to be discouraged about your prospects: Companies are still hiring entry-level positions that give new grads (or anyone else just beginning their careers) the chance to hit the ground running and start gaining real-world experience.
All the employers on this list are hiring right now—and they have their eye on entry-level candidates they can train and develop. For example, the more junior members of Asana’s software engineering team are paired with a mentor to support and guide them on the job. And E*Trade’s Associate Program gives recent graduates in-depth training to learn about the business before they join their respective office locations.
So whether you are seeking an opportunity to launch a career in cybersecurity at Northrop Grumman or in education with Great Oaks Charter Schools, browse through these companies and see what roles they have available.
The RingCentral culture is centered around innovation, excellence, and driving impact. At RingCentral, employees are constantly challenged by their job, while their unique backgrounds are celebrated and their interests are fostered. By investing so heavily in its company culture, RingCentral has become a leader in the communications space and is growing significantly every year, providing employees with amazing opportunities to build a fulfilling career.
2. Northrop Grumman
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.
3. Pernod Ricard USA
Pernod Ricard is in the business of conviviality. As a premium spirits and wine company, Pernod’s success is the result of the passion and creativity of its people, its exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to its values. Employees bring their passion to work every day and live by the values of openness, simplicity, collaboration, and entrepreneurialism. Pernod Ricard USA believes in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues. With an agile work environment and five employee resource groups (Women, LGBT, Asian Pacific, Hispanic, African-American), the company provides its employees with an environment where they can thrive.
Spectrum is the leading broadband communications company and the second-largest cable operator in the United States. They provide a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet access, and Spectrum Voice to connect more people in more places. Spectrum employees take pride in their fast-paced, dynamic work culture and encourage each other to reach their full potential.
SelectQuote’s mission is to help people protect their most valuable assets and overall financial well-being by finding the right insurance at the best price—in a matter of minutes. The company serves as a trusted resource, answering questions and sharing unbiased price comparisons from some of the country’s leading insurance companies. SelectQuote wants every individual to have a choice, know the value of what they’re getting, and have peace of mind. The company has expanded its offerings into the automotive, home, and Medicare verticals and is looking for employees who are interested in careers they can grow with for years to come.
6. Great Oaks Charter Schools
Highly effective instruction and a strong positive school culture are the keys to student success. Great Oaks is committed to recruiting and developing talented teachers, school administrators, and recent college graduates for their fellowship program through AmeriCorps. For all roles, Great Oaks seeks hard-working, tenacious people who share the belief that all students deserve a high-quality education. Excellent educators build bright futures. Join a network of exceptional teachers and leaders, dedicate a year to service with the Great Oaks Fellowship, or lay the foundation for a fulfilling career in the Great Oaks Teacher Residency.
Clearlink, a SYKES company, is an award-winning digital marketing, sales conversion, and technology company headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT. A trusted partner for Fortune 500 companies since 2003, Clearlink delivers intuitive, engaging experiences throughout the customer journey to connect consumers with its brand partners. The company’s people-focused culture has been recognized internationally for strong leadership, business growth, innovative employee initiatives, and corporate social responsibility.
8. Integral Ad Science
Integral Ad Science is a global technology organization that partners with advertisers and publishers to protect investments, capture consumer attention, and drive business impact. With 18 offices across 13 countries, the company is able to offer employees an incredibly diverse range of projects and growth possibilities to pursue, as well as many international travel opportunities. Integral Ad Science is currently accepting applications in all offices.
9. Jackson Hewitt
Jackson Hewitt® is always seeking to improve its financial products, promotions, and partnerships so clients get more. Jackson Hewitt is an innovator with nearly 6,000 locations, and on a mission to change the face of the tax industry.
After scoping out a brand’s ideal audience and creating messages to engage those customers, Epsilon helps connect with them for long-term business—with a sense of loyalty to match. The global marketing company factors in relevant data, technology solutions, and creative services to be an all-encompassing marketing shop that leads the way in successful modern marketing.
11. Sound Credit Union
Established in 1940 by 51 telephone workers in the Pacific Northwest, Sound Credit Union now serves more than 120,000 members and stays true to its founding mission of people helping people. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, Sound Credit Union is different from a bank. Their earnings are returned to members as competitive rates, fewer fees, and free member perks. Driven by their purpose of standing by its members, employees, and community through all waves of life, Sound believes in people first. Behind each transaction, there are real people managing real lives. Sound values its hardworking, trustworthy, and loyal team members, and the benefit they bring to the entire community it serves.
More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE—a financial services organization—pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever online trade placed by an individual investor. Since then, the company has continued to challenge conventions and put customers first. Today, E*TRADE advocates for all investors through its powerful technology and professional guidance.
Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. More than 75,000 organizations and millions of users rely on Asana, including AirAsia, AllBirds, Grab, KLM Air France, Kohl’s, Sephora, Traveloka, and Viessmann. Asana has been named as the number one best workplace in the Bay Area by Fortune, and is one of Glassdoor’s and Inc.’s best places to work. With nine global offices, including its San Francisco headquarters and flagship offices in Dublin, New York, Sydney, and Tokyo, Asana is always looking for collaborative and mission-driven people to help them enable the world’s teams to work together effortlessly.
Founded in 2016, Better.com is radically changing the antiquated mortgage infrastructure, replacing it with thoughtful technology that streamlines the homebuying process and eliminates commissions, fees, unnecessary steps, and time-wasting appointments. In 2019, the company launched homeowners insurance, title insurance, and a real estate network, bringing the entire homeownership journey into a one-stop shop. In addition to offering outstanding benefits, Better.com fosters a sense of ownership by giving equity to every employee. As a fast-growing startup, Better.com looks to hire employees who are adaptable, hardworking, and want to make an impact.
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