Industry: Telecommunications


Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York City, generated $131 billion in 2018 revenues. Verizon has 139,500 employees worldwide and has 59% workforce diversity. At Verizon, we don’t wait for the future. We build it. Our purpose is to deliver the promise of the digital world by enabling people, businesses, and society to innovate and drive positive change. Verizon is far and away the established leader in 4G LTE wireless networks. But “established leadership” isn’t enough. So we’re surging ahead to build game-changing 5G networks more powerful than anything that has come before.

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Hiring & Onboarding

Opportunity & Advancement

Culture & Commitment

Support & Retention

Policies & Compliance

Recruiting & Sourcing

Why Work at the Company?

Verizon is recognized as the leading military friendly company and one of the best places to work for veterans. We value veterans for their training, discipline, leadership, dedication and experience supporting our country. We recruit veterans as they transition from the military into a civilian career with Verizon. We support military hires from the beginning, including competitive salaries/performance-based incentives, full suite of benefits, adoption assistance, matching gifts program, platforms to show military pride, and military discounts. Our Veterans Advisory Board (VAB) Employee Resource Group (ERG) provides ongoing support, recognition and development of veteran employees from the time they're hired.

Top Jobs

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Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

Top Degrees

Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to assemble, install, operate, maintain, and repair one- and two- way communications equipment and systems, including television cable systems and mobile or stationary communication devices. Includes instruction in diagnostic techniques, the use of testing equipment and the principles of mechanics, electricity, and electronics as they relate to the repair of communications systems.