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2011 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads

Experience, Inc. Announces the 2011 Best Places to Work for Recent Grads

Twenty Organizations Recognized for Outstanding Gen Y Hiring and Retention Practices

Boston, MA — May 26, 2011 — Experience, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of career services for college students and alumni, today announced their fourth-annual Best Places to Work for Recent Grads. This list recognizes 20 employers from across the country for excellence in recruiting, hiring and retaining young professionals.

The next generation workforce delivers a fresh perspective that’s sorely needed to help organizations thrive in a competitive market,” said Jenny Floren, founder and CEO, Experience. “Companies like those identified in this list understand that — and they are finding ways to empower entry-level candidates by providing the right opportunities and career paths, while also keeping a sharp focus on the business goals.”

Experience’s Best Places to Work for Recent Grads was done in conjunction with Salary.com. The survey ran from March 2011 through April 2011, garnering responses from nearly 120 corporate recruiters and employers from across the country. In May 2011, the field was narrowed to 40 companies and then 20 companies were selected based on training programs, growth opportunities, benefits, and starting salary.

Each of the 20 employers featured in Experience’s Best Places ranking are currently recruiting from top universities nationwide and are hiring candidates set to graduate in 2011. Representing a wide range of industries, the 20 organizations recognized provide outstanding career opportunities for entry-level employees. This year’s list of Best Places to Work for Recent Grads includes:

  • Accenture
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Intel
  • Liberty Mutual
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Unilever

The complete list of winners and information about why these companies were selected is available on the Experience website at http://bestplaces.experience.com/2011 and via Salary.com.

About Experience
Experience has been the acknowledged leader in running career center websites for U.S. colleges and universities since 1996. We bridge the gap between entry-level candidates and employers around the nation. To learn more about Experience, visit www.experience.com.

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