MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Louis Berger recently received the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Partnership Award for the Most Innovative Engagement Partner. The award honored Louis Berger's ability to create innovative and unique opportunities for NJIT students.
"This recognition is special for Louis Berger. It demonstrates our company's ongoing commitment to investing in quality education for engineering professionals," said Bob Nardi, Louis Berger principal associate, planning and economics. "We are proud to support NJIT and its students through our company's various career programs."
In 2014, the company, in cooperation with the public research university, established the Louis Berger Graduate Internship and Fellowship Program. This six-year program gives students the opportunity to complete and fund their master's degree while performing professional work with Louis Berger during summer internships in one of its global offices.
In addition, the company also supports students through the Louis Berger International Scholar Award and the Louis Berger Group Endowed Scholarship. Many NJIT graduates are current or former Louis Berger employees, including the company's chief executive officer (CEO) Jim Stamatis.
The award was presented at the NJIT Recruiting Partner Awards and Recognition Event, held on Tuesday, April 11, in New Jersey. The ceremony acknowledged organizations that actively participate in campus professional development activities, resulting in successful recruiting and employment outcomes for students.
Click here to see an image of John Booth (left), human resources director for Louis Berger's U.S. operations, accept the Most Innovative Engagement Partner Award from Sotirious Ziavras, NJIT assocaite provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate faculty.
About Louis Berger
Louis Berger is a $1 billion global professional services corporation that helps infrastructure and development clients solve their most complex challenges. We are a trusted partner to national, state and local government agencies; multilateral institutions; and commercial industry clients worldwide. By focusing on client needs to deliver quality, safe, financially-successful projects with integrity, we are committed to deliver on our promise to provide Solutions for a better world.
Louis Berger operates on every habitable continent. We have a long-standing presence in more than 50 nations, represented by the multidisciplinary expertise of 6,000 engineers, economists, scientists, managers and planners.
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