Our Culture

At Purdue University, you’ll find a strong community built on collaboration. It’s where all people are welcomed,
supported and encouraged to bring their best to campus every day and build a better world together.

Tight Community | We cherish shared experiences

At Purdue, work alongside your neighbors and friends. Celebrate the opportunity to collaborate with a rich network of connections.

“The best part about working at Purdue is the people you get to meet. From peers, faculty and students, you form friendships that
can last a lifetime.” – Purdue employee

  • Global Perspectives | We get to know the world right from where we work

    With a vibrant, diverse community of students and colleagues, international learning opportunities, and an infusion of global perspectives, Purdue provides a work experience with a truly unique culture. Unlock pathways to new worlds and ideas – without getting on a plane.

    “I enjoy seeing the value of education in action, and the global, diverse focus on campus keeps Purdue moving forward.” – Purdue employee

Boilermaker Pride | We have staying power and star power

Purdue is a place of pride, where the spirit of the Boilermakers runs deep. With a legacy spanning more than 150 years,
our proud history as a land-grant university continues to shine. Our positive reputation among prospective students and
faculty continues to grow, as does the list of our notable alumni.

“The rich history and all the important research that happens here is unique. It's amazing! Very proud to work here.” – Purdue employee

  • Opportunities | We have endless opportunities to live, learn and grow

    Explore our career streams and use our Career Path Maker tool to plan your next step. Take advantage of our educational benefits, including a 100% tuition discount for part- and full-time employees through the Purdue Global.

    “The best part of Purdue is how we balance striving for excellence while considering the importance of employees’ well-being. Purdue cares about us as human beings.” – Purdue employee

Our Values

At Purdue, we believe that the success of every employee – every member of our Boilermaker community – is built on six pillars: Integrity, Respect, Honor, Inclusion, Innovation and Growth.

Embracing Diversity | We are dedicated to promoting inclusion

Our Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging aims to cultivate greater understanding and mutual respect, thus strengthening Purdue by creating a more inclusive and intercultural climate. Purdue has seven cultural and resource centers, five diversity organizations and several diversity initiatives, awards and recognition.

Our Benefits and Perks

Everyday Perks | We provide something for everyone

From spending your workday on a beautiful campus to tuition reimbursement for family members, Purdue employees enjoy a range of additional perks.