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Biggest Employers in the Research Triangle Park (RTP)
Top Companies - And How to Apply for a Job
The largest operating research park in the nation, located on more than 7000 acres, the Research Triangle Park is located midway between Raleigh, Durham and Cary North Carolina.
Home to more than 170 companies with more than 52,000 employees and contractors, some companies are startups with only a hand full of employees while other companies employ more than 11,000 people.
Here are the largest employers in the Research Triangle Park as of July 2008 in alphabetical order. We've included easy links to the careers/job opportunities page for each company.
With more than 4,200 employees and patients in more than 90 countries, Biogen Idec develops therapeutic care in areas with unmet medical needs such as multiple sclerosis and lymphoma. If you are looking for a career in research and development that could change lives, have integrity, commitment, and work well with others, Biogen Idec may be the place for you. Please click here for more career information and opportunities.
Located in the Research Triangle Park with more than 54,000 employees worldwide, Cisco has named a top 40 family friendly company for the last 4 years. Cisco offers on-site child care as well as a Network Access Program that connects families to 170 child development centers across the US. They also offer elder care assistance, employee discounts, continuing education, and employee assistance programs. To learn more about their careers and benefits, click here.
An international company that provides financial and investment services, Fidelity Investments strives to help people as well as institutions meet their financial goals. For the last 50 years, Fidelity has been working to educate others in financial matters go they can be better prepared down the road. If you are interested in a career in the financial world, please click here for job openings in the Raleigh area.
A pharmaceutical company that provides research and vaccines for HIV/AIDS, Thberculosis and Malaria, GlaxoSmithKline works hard to try to make a difference for human life as we know it. The RTP campus is home to one of the large two headquarters in the United States and employs some of the sales, marketing, administrative and corporate employees as well as provides research for metabolic and viral diseases among others. With more than 100,000 employees in over 100 countries, please click here to look for employment in the triangle area.
For almost 100 years, International Business Machines, better known as IBM, has been dedicated to client success, innovation and responsibility. With more than a quarter million employees in 170 countries, IBM looks for diverse, focused people looking for results. Inventing, developing and manufacturing the newest, most advanced computer systems, and information systems, IBM is always looking for creative thinkers who would like to make a difference. For career opportunities, please click here.
Through research on environmental factors, influences and interactions with humans, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences strives to reduce illnesses and disabilities that strike the population. With 27 research institutes and centers, NIEHS offers a variety of employment including professional, technical, administrative, research training, emergency hazmat training and more. For current openings, please click here.
Creating storage and data management solutions, NetApp works with clients to achieve the highest cost efficiency and business breakthroughs possible. With more than 8,000 employees and a Fortune 1000 company, NetApp strives to help companies get where they need to go better, faster and more organized than ever. NetApp has been on the "Fortune's Best Companies to Work For" list for the last six years, as well as the "Best Companies to Work for in the Research Triangle". For more information on current job openings, please click here.
A leader in the communications world, Nortel provides technology that is ever evolving to create the most current, fastest communication possible. Nortel has been researching and developing new ways to communicate for over 100 years starting with the telephone created by Alexander Graham Bell. Whether its software development or hardware design, Nortel is looking people who love what they do, are team workers, and have a great passion for their work. For current career opportunities, please click here.
With more than 3800 employees in 40 countries, RTI is one of the leading independent nonprofit research and development organizations. If you are looking for a career in pharmaceuticals, international development, the environment, education and training or health research, RTI may be the place for you. For career opportunities within the six Raleigh area offices, please click here.
Known as a world leader in design and innovation, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications was started in 2001 after Sony Corporation and Ericsson joined forces to form a partnership. Now, creating and providing state of the art phones, accessories and PC cards, Sony Ericsson is doing better than ever with more than 7,500 employees in over 40 countries. If you are looking for a career in product research, design, development, manufacturing, marketing, sales, distribution and/or customer service, Sony Ericsson may be the place for you. Please click here for more job information.
If you are interested in helping keep the environment clean and finding ways to better interactions between humans and the earth, the US EPA may have the job for you. The division of the US Environmental Protection Agency located in the RTP focuses on areas such as air, water, soil and food pollution, toxicology research and environmental contamination research. As a federal employee, child care at the First Environments Early Learning Center is available. For more information on current jobs available in administration, regulations or research and development, please click here.
But Wait - There's More! 160 Other Companies Make Their Home in the Research Triangle Park
There are more than 160 other companies located in the Research Triangle Park, for a complete list and a map, please click here. The RTP is home to more than 1,500 start-up companies, so whether you are looking for a job, or thinking of branching out on your own and renting space in the RTP, there is something for everyone.
Here is a link of quick facts and information regarding the Research Triangle Park.
And That's Not All... Job Opportunities in Other Parts of the Triangle
The Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill Triangle area offers immense and varied opportunities. Here is information on just a few other areas and companies:
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