With employers adding another 164,000 new jobs to payrolls in April, the nation’s unemployment rate is down to 3.9 percent. This means that there are growing labor shortages in tech, skilled trades, and health care are putting more workers in the driver’s seat when it comes to negotiating for pay. But before negotiating salary, you’ve got to find a job, right?!
Whether you’ve just gotten your AA, BA, MA or PhD, you’re a new grad looking for that first entry-level job that will unlock the door to the rest of your career. You’ve got the skills and the knowledge, now you need the right role.
We’ve made it a bit easier for you by identifying companies that are actively hiring for entry-level or new grad roles. After you’ve checked and triple checked your resume, click submit on one of these open jobs.
Where Hiring: Chantilly, VA; Melbourne, FL; Clifton, NJ; Colorado Springs, CO; Columbia, MD & more.
What Roles: Finance, Mechanical Engineer, Software Engineer, Subcontracts, Material Planning, Systems Administrator, Systems Engineer & more.
What Employees Say: “The greatest part being what we do for the military. Our products have saved lives and I am proud to work at Harris for that reason alone!” —Current Employee
Where Hiring: El Segundo, CA; Mojave, CA; Melbourne, FL; McLean VA; Baltimore, MD & more
What Roles: Intelligence Analyst, Supply Chain, Information Systems Project Manager, PeopleSoft Developer, Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, RF Microwave Design Engineer & more.
What Employees Say: “The company is forward thinking, diverse, and of course technically advanced. There is a lot of opportunity within the company to grow careers and advance your education.” —Current Solutions Architect
Where Hiring: Boston, MA; Westlake, TX; Smithfield, RI; Covington, KY; Albuquerque, NM & more.
What Roles: Financial Analyst, Specialist in Corporate Security, Service Trainee, Market Data Analyst, Investment Sales Associate, Financial Representative, Customer Relationship Advocate & more.
What Employees Say: “Great benefits and work life balance. Employees you work with are great and always happy to be there.” —Current Financial Representative
Where Hiring: Seattle, WA
What Roles: Distribution Specialist, Barista, Customer Triage Manager, Shift Supervisor, Data Analyst & more.
What Employees Say: “Great Benefits, Flexible Schedule, Education help — Learn many different things.” —Current Employee
Computer Aided Technology
Where Hiring: Cincinnati, OH, Seattle, WA; Indianapolis, IN; Buffalo Grove, IL & more.
What Roles: Inside Sales Representatives & Account Managers
What Employees Say: “Very engaged management, great benefits, an impressive culture to work in, given the ability to drive my own success.” —Current Account Manager
Where Hiring: Reno, NV; Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY; Omaha, NE; Sacramento, CA Madison, WI & more.
What Roles: Brand Ambassador, University Ambassador, Field Sales Representative, Key Account Manager, Associate Field Marketing Manager & more.
What Employees Say: “Working remotely on a university campus gives you a ton of flexibility with creating your own schedule. I loved being able to collaborate with other organizations on my college campus, and it was great to have my regional manager and other campus ambassadors readily accessible via email, GroupMe, etc. for fresh ideas and advice.” —Former University Ambassador
Where Hiring: Crum Lynne, PA; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA & more.
What Roles: Relationship Account Executive I, Credentialing Representative, Billing Associate, Customer Service Representative,
Business Analyst – Sales and Business Operations, Marketing Strategy Analyst, Technical Product Analyst & more
What Employees Say: “The environment is very casual and relaxed. The focus on work life balance is very much appreciated. The managers strive to ensure their teams succeeds.” —Current Employee
Where Hiring: Centreville, VA & more
What Roles: Customer Support Specialist, Inside Sales Consultant, Inside Outside Sales Consultant of Advertising & more.
What Employees Say: “The culture is amazing, some of the most incredible people I’ve ever met. Genius developers and great senior team.” —Current SEO Analyst
Where Hiring: Burlington, MA; Maple Grove, MN; Marlborough, MA & more.
What Roles: Customer Service Rep II, Supplier Engineer, Deskside Technician II, Customer Service Rep., Customer Support Specialist & more.
What Employees Say: “Excellent mission. Thoughtful orientation and onboarding process. Always thinking about improving the quality of life and saving lives of patients.” —Current Employee
Where Hiring: Cincinnati, OH; San Pablo, CA; Nashville, TN; Windsor, CT; Plainfield, IN & more.
What Roles: Part-time Operations Supervisor, Account Executive, Inside Sales Representative, Aircraft Load Planner, Customs Brokerage Rep, Revenue Recovery Admin & more.
What Employees Say: “The benefits and pay are great. The company’s reputation speaks for itself. Stable environment and professionalism at its best.” —Former Accounting Assistant
Where Hiring: Boston, MA
What Roles: Sales Process Support Associate, Data Scientist, Consolidation Coordinator & more.
What Employees Say: “Great job for someone starting out who’s interested in financial markets.” —Former Employee
Where Hiring: Lindon, UT
What Roles: SDR – Sales Development, Marketplace Partner Specialist, Demand Generation Marketing Specialist & more.
What Employees Say: “Culture, culture, culture. The benefits are above average. Annual raises (if you perform well). The company has and continues to be all about its employees.” —Current Employee
Where Hiring: Austin, TX; San Jose, Costa Rica & more.
What Roles: Sales Development Representative, Account Executive, Market Researcher, Software Developer & more.
What Employees Say: “The people that work here all have great attitudes, are incredibly talented, and genuinely care about what they are doing. The biggest pro about working at SecureLink would without a doubt be the amazing culture. It’s energizing, refreshing, and engaging to work in an environment like this.” —Current Employee
Proctor and Gamble
Where Hiring: Cincinnati, OH; Saint Louis, MO; Boston, MA & more.
What Roles: Product Supply Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing Plant Technician, Sales Account Manager, Junior Assistant Brand Manager, Finance Analyst, Regional Microbiologist & more.
What Employees Say: “Great academy for leadership skills, challenging experiences from day 1 and excellent working environment. There’s a lot of opportunities for growth, they really care on developing their people.” —Current Assistant Brand Manager
Where Hiring: Indianapolis, IN; Branchburg, NJ; Carolina, PR; Clinton, IN & more
What Roles: Associate Consultant-IT Audit, Sales Support Specialist, Sales Representative, Operations Engineer, Associate-Clinical Trial Management, Automation Engineer, Statistician-Computation, Commercial Data Analyst (CDA) & more.
What Employees Say: “Great people and great company. Awesome work environment with brilliant and kind people, who really care. Lots of deep knowledge and expertise.” —Former Employee
Penske Automotive Group
Where Hiring: Austin, TX; Bedford, OH; Santa Ana, CA; Benton, AR; Duluth, GA; Phoenix, AZ; Vienna, VA & more.
What Roles: Entry-level roles in: Sales, Management, Customer Service, Automotive Repair and Services, Administrative Support, Accounting and Finance & more.
What Employees Say: “Penske is all about ensuring employees are included in the growth of the company, and building strong relationships with our customers. Sales, service, or otherwise, the focus is on making sure customers and employer’s alike are satisfied.“ —Current Employee
Where Hiring: Independence, OH
What Roles: Sales & Aflac Benefits Consultant
What Employees Say: “Unlimited income potential but only if you work hard at it and take full advantage of the training and immerse yourself in gaining knowledge.” —Current Employer
Where Hiring: San Francisco, CA;
What Roles: Field Sales Representative, Business Development Intern, Customer Service Account Specialist, Product Coordinator, Assistant/Associate Brand Manager, Marketing Project Coordinator, Customer Service Representative & more.
What Employees Say: “Large global company with many internal opportunities for career growth. Good work environment, good benefits, easy for strong employees to move between locations, functions.” —Current Employee