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Stevens Institute of Technology Earns Great Place To Work Certification™ Second Year in a Row

“We owe our improved response to a concerted effort to foster a culture of continuous development.” —Sheraine Gilliam, Stevens' vice president and chief human resources officer

Hoboken, N.J., Feb. 8, 2024 — Stevens Institute of Technology is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place To Work® for the second year in a row. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Stevens Institute of Technology. This year, 81% of employees said it’s a great place to work — 24 points higher than the average U.S. company.

Stevens’ leadership dedicated itself to increasing employee satisfaction following the results from its 2023 Great Place to Work® certification and made a point to further engage and build trust with its employees.

“We owe our improved response to a concerted effort to foster a culture of continuous development,” said Sheraine Gilliam, vice president and chief human resources officer at Stevens Institute of Technology. “We moved from talk to action and let the community know we heard them by prioritizing actionable items, developing a strategic plan, deploying listening sessions, keeping employees informed of progress and recognizing improvements and achievements along the way.”

A summary of the company's scores is on Stevens’ Great Places to Work™ profile, with highlights including:

  • 87% of respondents felt like they had a lot of responsibility

  • 86% are proud to tell others they work here

  • 85% of respondents feel a sense of pride when look at what the institution accomplishes

  • 85% felt they were made to feel welcome when they were hired

"Great Place To Work Certification is a highly coveted achievement that requires consistent and intentional dedication to the overall employee experience," says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, the vice president of global recognition at Great Place To Work. She emphasizes that Certification is the sole official recognition earned by the real-time feedback of employees regarding their company culture. “By successfully earning this recognition, it is evident that Stevens Institute of Technology stands out as one of the top companies to work for, providing a great workplace environment for its employees."

Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

About Stevens Institute of Technology
Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier, private research university in Hoboken, New Jersey, overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Since our founding in 1870, technological innovation and entrepreneurship have been the hallmark of Stevens’ education and research. Within the university’s schools, Stevens prepares its more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students for an increasingly complex and technology-centric world. Our exceptional students collaborate closely with world-class faculty in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment, readying them to fuel the innovation economy. Academic and research programs spanning finance, computing, engineering and the arts expand the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront the most challenging problems of our time. Stevens is consistently ranked among the nation’s leaders in ROI and career services and is in the top 1% nationally of colleges with the highest-paid graduates.

Stevens Media Contact
Kristen Daily
Assistant Vice President for Strategic Communication and Public Relations
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About Great Place To Work®
As the global authority on workplace culture, Great Place To Work® brings 30 years of groundbreaking research and data to help every place become a great place to work for all. Their proprietary platform and For All™ Model helps companies evaluate the experience of every employee, with exemplary workplaces becoming Great Place To Work Certified™ or receiving recognition on a coveted Best Workplaces™ List.

About Great Place to Work Certification™
Great Place To Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place To Work-Certified.