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EMCORE’S Culture

EMCORE is focused on delivering quality products in an efficient manner and we realize that our employees make this happen. We are continually updating our systems to provide our employees with up-to-date tools to increase efficiency levels and ensure defect free products.

EMCORE is committed to fostering an environment where employees can contribute and grow. Employees are encouraged to participate fully at their level and transparency and accountability are important considerations throughout the organization.

EMCORE also encourages good health and attitudes in our employees. In addition to the health benefits that we offer, EMCORE offers a Wellness Program filled with fitness classes, seminars and employee challenges. EMCORE has an on-site gym for its employees’ use. EMCORE encourages employees to give back with participation in community charitable events as well such as Blood Drives and Community Food Bank donations.

What Our Employees Say About Working at EMCORE

“My colleagues at EMCORE have become family to me! I have had the privilege of working with many different teams over the years, all of which have been extremely welcoming, friendly and supportive. I love that everyone is eager to help one another so we can succeed as a whole. EMCORE really encourages personal and inter company growth and provides the tools to do so. I have learned a great deal since I’ve been here and will continue to learn and grow with the company. I am grateful to say that for the past 9 years I have truly worked with the best group of people!”
Christina F., Planner

“EMCORE’s culture is diversified, having different cultures but being able to respect each other’s differences at the same time. The best part about the culture is celebrating many different holidays and expanding our mindsets to other people’s traditions and values. We have become close enough to call each other family and not just co-workers. The people and their enthusiasm, friendliness, support, and hard-working attitudes is the best part about working at EMCORE.”
Jacqueline L., Engineer

“The qualities I’ve come to admire and value most in the diverse culture of the EMCORE Corporation is, its perseverance and dedication to stay cutting edge with the latest in Business Intelligence and technology. EMCORE’s progressive stance in custom build to spec production in the semiconductor market, has consistently placed them above their competitors. From the quality of the products we build, to the continued education and growth of our team members in B.I. today. For decades now, EMCORE employees have been driven by the innovation, quality, and results our customers have come to expect and rely on. EMCORE has been built by people whom continually invested the time and resources into the growth and development of its employees. We are among the proud and privileged to call EMCORE our home for opportunity and employment.”
Joseph T., Wafer Fab Operator

“I have been at EMCORE almost 20 years. I have always worked in a group with a very positive can do attitude with the ability to get things done. Now we are starting to see changes with the way we do things. With new systems we are establishing that teamwork across the whole company, people have accountability and there are defined projects and goals. The company is updating tools so that there are better controls and consistent processes with the products. Combining these elements, it’s exciting looking forward to the future at EMCORE.”
John P., Technician, R&D

“The 9 years I have been with EMCORE Corporation, are the most rewarding and best learning years of my career. If you want to work in a good environment, you can join any place, but if you want to work in a great environment – this is the place. For hard working and committed employees, EMCORE offers a great place to grow and develop. My manager focuses on and rewards employees’ contributions and achievements. We are recognized for the value we bring to the company and consistently given opportunities to learn additional skills. My manager provides me with the information and support to overcome any roadblocks. In my position, I have the chance to think outside the box and identify new solutions while continuing to learn and grow in my role. In the end, EMCORE provides the right platform and environment for work-life balance, career growth, and recognition and job satisfaction. “
Mark K., Principal Engineer, IT