SCHENECTADY, NY – November 16, 2016 – SI Group, a leading global developer and manufacturer of chemical intermediates, specialty resins, and solutions announced today that the company has been ranked as a 2016 Top Entry Level Employer by CollegeGrad.com, the #1 Entry Level Job Site.

The Top Entry Level Employers list represents more than 125,000 entry level jobs for the Class of 2016. It details the 2016 entry level hiring plans for more than 400 employers and includes links to entry level and internship job postings for each employer.

“SI Group is committed to providing professional opportunities for the next generation of STEM innovators,” said Deb Patterson, Vice President, Global Human Resources for SI Group. “We understand that innovation relies on individuals who possess the knowledge and skills to forge new paths. But progress cannot be made without opportunity. It is incumbent on private industry to provide opportunities for those talented young women and men entering the workforce.”

According to a survey by Accenture and the American Chemistry Council, “More than 20 percent of the chemicals workforce is approaching retirement in the next three to five years.” In 2016, SI Group filled 55 entry level positions in the United States alone, with plans to add more positions in 2017. “Robust knowledge transfer programs, coupled with professional development opportunities, empower new employees to help drive economic expansion, innovation, social impact, and global distinctiveness,” said Patterson.

The company’s mission is to provide solutions that address global megatrends—a clean environment, diminishing resources, global mobility, and changing demographics—align with evolving generational values, such as those which seek to have a positive impact on the world. SI Group provides a team-oriented culture ripe with opportunities for interesting and impactful work, including global assignments, support for professional development, and equitable work/life balance.

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About SI Group

SI Group is a leading global developer and manufacturer of chemical intermediates, specialty resins, and solutions that are critical to the quality and performance of countless industrial and consumer goods. Founded in 1906 and headquartered in Schenectady, New York, SI Group is a family-owned company with over 2,700 employees worldwide. SI Group operates over 20 manufacturing facilities on five continents with over $1 billion in annual sales. In 2016, SI Group received a silver award for corporate social responsibility by EcoVadis, and is ranked among the top 13 percent of more than 25,000 worldwide companies. SI Group is The Substance Inside. For more information, visit www.siigroup.com.

 

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