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The George Washington University
Washington, D.C. [South Atlantic]
The George Washington University
Why you want to work there

The IT division at this university, the largest private employer in the District of Columbia, regularly recognizes employees who earn certifications, complete degrees or reach other career milestones. The IT team also launched its own recognition program that allows tech staffers to nominate their peers for several awards. Employees receive a benefit that covers 96% of tuition and expenses for undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and nondegree programs.

Rank by company size Large, No. 40
Employee Statistics
Total employees 11,059
Total IT employees 257
IT employee turnover in 2011 14%
IT employee promotions in 2011 9%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2011 5
Training budget per IT employee in 2011 $4,280
Women in IT
Total percentage of women within IT 36%
Percentage of IT managers who are women 32%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women 37%
Minorities in IT
Total percentage of minorities within IT 44%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities 27%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities 49%