Advantages of a Purdue Career
Valuable Benefits and a Great Community
The perks of a Purdue career are numerous, offering everything from the satisfaction of working for a nationally renowned university, to the arts and intellectual stimulation, to just living in a great community. What appeals most to you?
Below are just a few of the reasons our employees have chosen a Purdue career.
Benefits and Retirement
Purdue offers your choice of medical plan options. And, to help you with the important responsibility of planning and saving for your retirement, Purdue provides a variety of retirement plans, some of which are linked to the type of position you hold.
Purdue offers a generous Tuition Fee Remission for the employees and their spouses and children.
Paid Time Off
Purdue University offers its employees a valuable and varied package of leaves, including vacation, sick leave, paid parental leave, and military leave.
EAP and WorkLife
Worklife Programs’ mission is to improve the health of Purdue’s faculty, staff, retirees and spouses/same-sex domestic partners. Worklife Programs Employee Assistance offers confidential and professional on-site counseling and referral services to benefits-eligible employees.
Fitness and Entertainment Perks
Purdue faculty and staff are eligible for employee rates at Purdue’s Recreational Sports Center and enjoy discounts and priority ticket-buying days for athletic and entertainment events.
Discount Programs at Select Retailers and Free CityBus Access
The Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee (CSSAC) works to provide discounts to all faculty, staff, and retirees. View the list of employee discounts. The Greater Lafayette CityBus is free to employees who show their Purdue Staff ID. Visit the CityBus website to see campus maps and other routes.
#11 on Forbes’ List of Best Small Places for Business and Careers
The Lafayette/West Lafayette community – Purdue’s hometown – boasts a low cost of living and an overall high quality of life.
Are you sometimes hungry for the big city? We’re conveniently located between Chicago and Indianapolis.