11. National Instruments

Overview

Today's greatest engineering accomplishments are just a preview of the future. NI thinks beyond today's challenges, so you can develop tomorrow's solutions.

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What you should know

National Instruments supports initiatives that get young people interested in STEM, including its investment in the FIRST Robotics Competition. In 2011 when the FRC first came to China, 43 NI China employees volunteered to serve as robotics and engineering mentors to hundreds of students from 17 middle schools around the country. NI specifically seeks to address the knowledge gap that widens when students in underserved communities do not have access to the same technology as their peers.

NI also focuses on developing supportive people managers through its Supervisory Development Series (SDS). One of the SDS modules is called “Recognition is Free and Unlimited,” and it focuses on the importance of recognition. The goal is to catch employees doing something good, encourage positive behaviors, and integrate recognition into the culture of teams throughout the organization. NI has other programs that help nurture continual appreciation, such as the annual Marketing Excellence Awards event and the Sales Circle of Excellence program for outstanding and consistent performance.

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Employee Comments

"The activities, celebrations, external events, team-building and general morale/atmosphere are driven by the people on the ground with support from management, but it shows how people love working here."
"I have worked outside NI for most of my professional career and can say with total confidence that NI is the best place to work grow, through its blend of great people and unwavering focus on making our customers successful."
"It's a dynamic company that values its employees and is continually looking for ways to improve by considering the needs of its workforce."