20 Great Employers for New Grads

Fortune teamed up with Experience Inc. to find companies that offer impressive perks to new hires just out of college - ranging from generous salaries to workplace flexibility, from enviable benefits to serious growth opportunities.

Microsoft
Microsoft
Headquarters: Redmond, WA
2006 Revenues: $44.3 billion
Full-time employees: 71,172
Website: www.microsoft.com
Get quote: MSFT
Type of company: Software

What makes it so great? The software king seeks out problem-solvers and creative thinkers, who are enticed by a youthful work environment (the average age of employees is 36.8 years), a highly competitive average starting salary around $75,000 per year, full medical coverage with no deductible, signing bonuses, options grants, and 401(k) matching. Xbox kiosks help keep energy levels high - that's one perk you won't see at Google - and the free soft drinks and Starbucks don't hurt either. In 2006, the company hired 1,200 college grads out of 60,000 applicants; 40% of those new hires were minorities.


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Key Bank

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Intel

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Citi

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