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    Top Employers 2020
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    Top Employers Wall in Chapman's Career House
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    Top Employers 2019
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    Top Employers Wall in Chapman's Career House
Top Employers

Chapman University

» 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.

Watch the announcement at the 2022 State of the University Address

Read the Chapman Newsroom announcement

We are proud to honor the following organizations as
Chapman University's Top Employers 2022

Aeropace Corp.

Aggregate Films



Angels Baseball



Automobile Club of Southern California


Bank of America

Beckman Coulter Inc.

Blumhouse Productions


Businesses of the Earth


Center Theatre Group

CEO Leadership Alliance (CLA-OC)


City of Hope

COPE Health Scholars

Corona-Norco Unified School District

County of Orange

Creative Artists Agency



di Bonaventura Pictures




Edwards Lifesciences

Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc.

Entity Dance

Ernst & Young LLP 


First American

Fusion Biotec


Green Street

Guitar Center


Heritage Museum of Orange County

Higher Ground Youth and Family Services




Ingram Micro

Insight Global

Irvine Ranch Water District

Johnson & Johnson

Kaiser Permanente

Katch Media


LA Contemporary Dance

LA Master Chorale

Law Firm of Higbee & Associates

Long Beach Symphony

Los Angeles Unified School District




Monster Energy





Northrop Grumman

Omics Live


Orange County Crime Lab

Orange Unified School District

Pacific Dental Services

Pacific Symphony

Palm Tree LLC

Peace Corps


Rain Management Group


Santa Ana Unified School District


SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Sony Pictures Entertainment

South County Dance

Southern California Coastal Water Research Project

Sovereign Flavors

St. Joseph Hospital

State Street Global Advisors

Taco Bell

Talley LLP


The JAVM Group

The Paragon Agency

Tustin Unified School District


United Talent Agency



Wells Fargo



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."
Ingram Micro
Greg Hauser, Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition
“Ingram Micro truly values our strategic partnership with Chapman University. Through our internship program or direct hires, Chapman students and alumni have contributed significantly to Ingram Micro’s growth and success over the years and we look forward to the continued partnership.”
City of Hope Orange County
Annette Walker, President
“The Chapman graduates we’ve hired are exceptional employees who are greatly contributing to our mission. We look forward to welcoming more Chapman students/alum into the City of Hope Orange County family. Go, Panthers!”
Higher Ground
Joe Baldo
“The student/community connection with Chapman is special. We see the results of the inclusive community that Chapman fosters as it empowers students to think creatively and embrace many different perspectives. The passion they bring to our community strengthens our programming with a fresh perspective and a work ethic that elevates our services.”
South County Dance
Stacy Hagen, owner
“Chapman graduates are amazing employees, instructors and incredible inspirations for the next generation of artists. They are professional, passionate, responsible, focused, timely, kind and extremely talented. They share their love and artistry of dance with our students and are held in the highest esteem by their students, staff and each other."
Sovereign Flavors
"Sovereign Flavors is proud to partner with Chapman University to bring the best talent to our industry. We love sharing our passion for flavor with the next generation of food scientists!"
Palm Tree
M. Charles Festa, Talent Acquisition Associate
Palm Tree hired their first Chapman alumni in 2019. They have since been promoted twice (now Vice Presidents) and continue to show bullish career growth. “We’ve been growing our relationship with Chapman year after year by participating in campus events and active recruitment for our internship."
Fusion Biotec
Steve Maylish, Cofounder and CCO
"Chapman alumni have fit well into our corporate culture and come up to speed as contributing engineers quickly. They have good attitudes, a willingness to learn and a genuine interest in their chosen field. We are glad to have Chapman alumni here at Fusion Biotec."
Automobile Club of Southern California
Galen Grillo, Vice President Office of the CEO
"We have found the Chapman alumni who joined our organization have come to us with the experience and knowledge that is aligned with what we need as an employer. Working with Chapman’s Career & Professional Development team over the years has provided us a great partnership and access to a very professional candidate pool."
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.”
Burris Law
Jason Burris
"Our firm’s Chapman family connection runs deep. When we are in a hiring position, we look to Chapman because we know that the candidates will have a certain drive, intuition and mindset that comes from a Chapman education and experience that promotes personalized attention and real-world practice readiness during school."
Center Theatre Group
Camille Schenkkan, Education and Community Partnerships
"We're proud to work with Chapman students and educators. As an employer, we deeply appreciate Chapman's attention to practical career development for all students."
CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP)
Mark F. von Rotz, Principal
“I’ve recruited at Chapman for over 15 years and have always found the students to be some of the best in Southern California. CLA intends to continue to provide opportunities for Chapman students as the University and CLA grow in the area.”
Eureka (SAP)
Michael Campbell
“Thank you Chapman for producing great students – our hires have all done outstanding work for us here at SAP.”

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Industry Partners

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 an Industry Partner — recruiting and beyond.