Outstanding Employer Partner Awards

NCE Outstanding Employer Award logoThese annual awards recognize employers who have a sustained record of hiring RIT/NTID deaf and hard-of-hearing co-op students and graduates. There are three awards categories:

  1. corporations and federal agencies,
  2. state or local government, nonprofit agencies, and educational institutions
  3. small to midsize companies.

The awards are presented each fall during the NTID Job Fair.

Winners of the Outstanding Employer Partner Awards for 2016 were:

  • OhioHealth
  • Solar Turbines 

Past Winners of Outstanding Employer Partner Awards

2015:
The Gleason Works
University of California-San Diego (Moores Cancer Center)
Purple Communications

2014:
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

2013:
Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan 
University of Michigan-Kresge Hearing Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan
ZVRS, Clearwater, Florida

2012:
Sorenson Communications, Salt Lake City, Utah 
City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Bender Consulting Services, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2011:
American School for the Deaf, West Hartford, Connecticut
IBM, Austin, Texas
Crane Group of Companies, Columbus, Ohio

2010:
Defense Finance & Accounting Service, Rome, New York
BNY Mellon, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

For information about the employer awards, the job fair and the benefits of hiring RIT/NTID students and graduates, see this news story.