FIU has been named to Forbes' prestigious list of Best-in-State Employers. The university is ranked No. 30 in Florida.
“This recognition affirms FIU’s unwavering commitment to continually create and nurture a workplace where Panthers can reach their potential, grow and serve their community through rewarding careers,” says Interim President Kenneth A. Jessell. “Our success is based on our faculty and staff. They fuel the excellence and energy that drive FIU and our students forward. We are grateful for all that our Panthers do every day for FIU.”
The award was presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. America's Best-in-State Employers 2022 were identified in an independent survey based on a sample of approximately 70,000 Americans working for companies with more than 500 employees in the U.S.
The evaluation was based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees who were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. Employees were also asked to evaluate other employers in their respective industries and state that stood out either positively or negatively. Employees were contacted anonymously online without the involvement of their employer.