Universum Top 100 – 2012 Edition

What company do you consider the best to work for?

While most people are known to say Microsoft or Google right off the bat, Universum, a global leader in employer branding, surveyed over 400,000 students and professionals and came up with the Universum Top 100 — rankings on the most popular employers in the U.S.  And while both Google and Microsoft were ranked numbers 1 and 2 on the list of “Top 100 IT companies,” other companies like NASA, the NIH, and Walt Disney scored number 1 spots as well.

No matter what industry you’re looking to work in, the Universum Top 100 lists rankings that will appeal to any college major or career track, including the top employers in humanities, natural sciences, and business.

Top 5 companies to work for in each category:



2. Boeing

3. Lockheed Martin Corporation

4. Google

5. General Electric


1. Google

2. Microsoft

3. Apple

4. Facebook

5. IBM

Natural Sciences:

1. National Institutes of Health

2. Mayo Clinic

3. Centers for Disease Control

4. American Cancer Society

5. Walt Disney Company


1. Google

2. McKinsey & Company

3. Apple

4. Bain & Company

5. The Boston Consulting Group


1. Walt Disney Company

2. United Nations

3. Teach for America

4. Google

5. US Department of State


1. Google

2. Apple

3. Walt Disney Company

4. Ernst & Young

5. Deloitte

For the complete list of rankings, pick up your print copy of the Universum Top 100 in the New York Times today or visit Universum Top 100 online.


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