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» Meet Chapman's Top Employers, our Think Chapman First Champions.

These valued partners represent organizations that are leading the way via the impressive numbers of Chapman interns and alumni on their team; their consistent, high-impact participation in recruiting activities with Chapman; and their intentional, valued, industry partnership and engagement with Chapman University.  
Each logo represents a unique, personalized partnership with Chapman University. For some, a notable percentage of their employee base are Chapman talent. For others, they actively participate in Chapman recruiting activities. In all cases, we are making an impact in industry, solving the world's challenges and forging a future together.

We are proud to honor the following organizations as
Chapman University's Top Employers 2024


3 Arts Entertainment






Angels Baseball LP

Apple Inc.


Arts and Learning Conservatory

Backhaus Dance

Bank of America

Berger Kahn

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Blumhouse Productions, LLC

The Boeing Company

Bremer Whyte Brown & O'Meara, LLP

CBRE Group, Inc.

Center Theatre Group

Chance Theater

Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

City of Hope

City of Orange

County of Orange

Coury and Buehler Physical Therapy

Creative Artists Agency

CSI Professionals Inc.

CVS Pharmacy, Inc.


DreamWorks Animation LLC

E & J Gallo Winery


Edwards Lifesciences

Elevo Learning

Emily Blair Media

Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc.


Enterprise Mobility

Eurofins Scientific SE



Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

First American Financial Corporation

Fisher Phillips

Fusion Biotec

Garden Grove Unified School District

Goldman Sachs

Google LLC

Grant Genovese & Baratta LLP

Green Street

Harvey & Company, LLC


Ingram Micro

Insight Global

Internal Revenue Service

Irvine Unified School District

Johnson & Johnson

JP Morgan & Chase Co.

Kaiser Permanente

Koeller Nebeker Carlson & Haluck, LLP


Law Firm of Higbee & Associates

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Lockheed Martin

Long Beach Symphony

The Los Angeles Master Chorale

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Lynberg & Watkins


MGM Resorts International

Microsoft Corporation

Morgan Stanley

NBCUniversal Media, LLC


The Nasdaq Stock Market


Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF)

Orange County District Attorney's Office

Orange County Music and Dance

Orange County Public Defender

Orange Unified School District


Pacific Symphony

Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Paramount Pictures Corporation

Patriot Consulting Technology

Peace Corps

The Philips 66 Company



PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited

Providence Health & Services

Riverside County District Attorney's Office

Roblox Corporation

Santa Ana Unified School District

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Sony Pictures Entertainment

South Coast Repertory

Sovereign Flavors, Inc.

Tustin Unified School District

United States Department of State

United Talent Agency (UTA)

Village Green Foods

Voice of OC


The Walt Disney Company

Warner Brothers Discovery, Inc.

The Wooden Floor

Wells Fargo & Company

Zymo Research Corporation

First American Financial Corporation
Parker Kennedy, Chairman Emeritus
"First American has enjoyed a wonderful relationship with Chapman University for more than 50 years and we have hired Chapman graduates for almost that long. We will continue this tradition in the years to come because Chapman graduates make very good employees (and young leaders) that understand the importance of team play and hard work."
Enterprise Holdings
Sarah Buford, Talent Acquisition Manager
“I love partnering with Chapman on campus. The staff and volunteers are amazing to work with and the students are eager to network. I look forward to continuing to help Chapman students and alum find career opportunities such as an internship or full-time positions for after they graduate.”
City of Hope Orange County
Annette Walker, President
“Our Chapman graduates are exceptional individuals. They are intellectually curious and understand the importance of using their gifts for a higher purpose.”
The Walt Disney Company
Carrie Nocella, Director of External Affairs
“The Walt Disney Company is proud to be included in Chapman University’s Top Employers. Chapman University is one of many higher education institutions just miles from Disneyland Resort that enrolls many of our employees. In addition, Disney also employs a large number of Chapman University alumni. There’s magic in learning, and we’re proud to h...
Karen Caswelch, Chief Operating Officer
“We are honored to be partners with Chapman. We are extremely impressed with both the faculty and the quality of the students. We believe that the School of Engineering Vision of merging theory and practical knowledge creates students who can add value day 1.”
Orange County Public Defender
Irene Pai, Assistant Public Defender and Training Officer
“Although we are honored to be a Top Employer for 2024, we are far more grateful that Chapman Law is admitting, educating, and developing future attorneys who exhibit the highest standards of conscientious, ethical, and zealous representation of the least of us in courtrooms across Orange County.”
Paul Huynh, Area Healthcare Supervisor
“The talented [pharmacy] students at Chapman are the future leaders of tomorrow. We are glad to walk with them on their journey to success.”
Jennifer Backhaus, Founder and Artistic Director
“As founder and artistic director of Backhausdance, I have always looked to the artistically talented graduates of Chapman University's dance department to become ambassadors, apprentices and members of the company, advancing their careers as professional dancers, choreographers and educators in Orange County and beyond.”
Green Street
Dana Lujack, Human Resources Coordinator
“We absolutely love recruiting Chapman students to join the Green Street team. Meet the Firms: Finance is one of our favorite campus events to attend... Our relationship with Chapman is highly valued and their partnership is greatly appreciated. We are honored to be selected as a top employer.”
Insight Global
Kamryn Coffey, Talent Acquisition Specialist
"Insight Global has proudly hired Chapman Alumni since we first opened our doors in Orange County. Chapman students are taught the work ethic, integrity, and hunger for success that shapes them into wonderful employees and teammates. The tight knit community and positive values that Chapman holds is translated into the office by every alumnus th...

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Chapman University’s Top Employers for 2024 Announced

“I want to take a moment to thank all the [organizations] who trust us with providing the workforce that they need for their success,” said Struppa. “Thank you for the confidence you have in us and in the students that we graduate.”

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Premier Employer Partnership Program

Recruiting (and hiring) is a key component of being an industry partner with Chapman University. These Top Employers represent the leaders in that commitment. Learn more about the partnership opportunities that await your organization as part of our Premier Employer Partnership Program — recruiting and beyond.