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Prudential – Why Work For Us?


When John Fairfield Dryden founded Prudential in 1875, he did so with a clear purpose: making life insurance affordable for working class families. It’s an ideal that has run through every phase of our company’s history.

Since then, our commitment to helping individual and institutional clients meet their financial challenges has grown to include a robust offering of products and services, each keyed to delivering strength and security.

From annuities and retirement-related services to mutual funds and investment management, Prudential today stands at the leading edge of the financial services category.


At Prudential, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is about more than simply doing the right thing.

It’s also about maintaining a distinct competitive advantage, one that helps us deeply understand the needs of our market -- and fuels innovations tied directly to those needs.

Bring your unique voice, talent and perspectives to Prudential.


Prudential understands that generating a financial return and advancing social goals are not mutually exclusive. We believe that all individuals should have the ability to dream big and realize their aspirations. But too often, barriers to economic success derail people's progress on their goals.

We bring our financial expertise and resources, as well as the time and talent of our associates, to support initiatives that promote financial and social mobility, and can make meaningful differences and improve lives.

For more information, visit Prudential's Corporate Social Responsibility pages at


With Prudential, you'll be part of a growing, dynamic company that values and supports employees through challenging work and a focus on development.

We understand our company's sustained success relies on the collective skills and diverse perspectives of our employees. So, we see our people as a competitive advantage, and work to nurture and grow talent.


You want the chance to step in, step up and stand out, at a global leader with a great track record for workplace training, diversity and community service. And you want to make a difference.

At Prudential, we give you the opportunity and support you need to do just that. Through a set of powerful programs where you can truly develop your talents:

* Peak Leadership Program (freshmen and sophomores)
* Summer Internship Program
* MBA/MA Program

We recognize that our recruits are the future of our company, and are committed to preparing you for a career guided by initiative and your own skills as a leader.

Take a minute to explore opportunities that can put you on a path for success - with Prudential.

Prudential Reviews

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    Excellent place to be, really allows you to grow and seek out that which you are most interested in

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    Current Employee - Actuary
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    I have been working at Prudential


    Very good salary, bonus, benefits, etc. Very entreprenurial atmosphere, often willing to let you go "off topic" a bit to work on other areas of interest


    Pretty few in reality, runs a bit lean on staff sometimes.

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Prudential Interviews

Updated Feb 25, 2015
Updated Feb 25, 2015

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    Operations Associate Interview

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    I applied online – interviewed at Prudential.

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    This was fairly quick . I enjoyed that they wanted to know more about me . The interview first on the phone which takes about 30 min and they checked on my background . Then I had a group interview which they explained the position and the history of the company . I like how they welcomed me with open arms

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Prudential Awards & Accolades

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Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2010
Top 50 Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2010
Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the West, Latinos For Hire, 2012
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Additional Info

Headquarters Newark, NJ
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1875
Type Company - Public (PRU)
Industry Insurance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

A Prudential career offers you the opportunity to truly make a difference. Since 1875, we've helped individual and institutional customers take on and tackle their financial challenges. Today, with operations in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Latin American, Prudential stands among the world’s largest financial services companies. Explore our opportunities today.

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