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Sprint

(Public)  
Telecommunications
10,000 - 25,000 employees  |  
Overview

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 48.8 million customers at the end of the third quarter of 2010 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, Common Cents Mobile and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company.

Culture

One of the exciting things about Sprint is the company’s consistent leadership in new technologies and the multitude of related career opportunities. At Sprint, you can be part of a diverse, creative and talented team of employees. We're always looking for motivated people who share our goals and commitment to excellence.

Benefits

Sprint’s success begins and ends with you. We want to attract the best and keep the best. You provide expertise, creativity and leadership. You deserve comprehensive meaningful compensation and benefits that fit your lifestyle. Your Health and Well-being Live a healthier life! Good health and wellness takes commitment, motivation and access to helpful resources. Sprint’s programs are as unique as the people who make our company great. You can take charge of your health and wellness by selecting the plans and programs that are best for you. Medical / Prescription Drug Dental We offer coverage for a full range of services including an option to choose a plan with orthodontics. Vision Get regular eye exams, eyeglasses and contact lenses, and even a discount on laser eye surgery. Flexible Spending Accounts Keep money in your pocket by saving pre-tax dollars to cover certain Health Care and Dependent Day Care expenses. Short-term and long-term disability insurance This program replaces a percentage of your income if illness or injury keeps you away from work for a while. Wellness Programs This special confidential program provides access to useful health resources, services and tools as well as a 24-hour nurse line for you and your covered family members - all at no additional cost to you. Your Wealth From your very first day, Sprint can help you build financial security for you and your family, plan for your future and invest in our company. Our compensation and reward programs are designed to bring opportunities and rewards while reflecting our company’s culture. 401(k) Invest for your retirement through pre-tax, after-tax or Roth contributions with the potential for profit sharing matching contributions. Choose from a wide variety of investment funds. Compensation Our goal is to attract the best and the brightest. The Sprint compensation philosophy is designed to offer great pay that is market competitive. Our performance based approach recognizes and rewards your contributions to our success as a global communications provider. Employee Referral Program As a Sprint employee, you may refer friends, family, and acquaintances for open positions. If the person you referred is hired, you will be entered into a monthly drawing for a chance to win a cash prize. Financial Planning This valuable service can help you make better-informed financial decisions. Rewards and Recognition Recognition is a powerful way to motivate our employees, build our culture and drive success. At Sprint we take the opportunity to let employees know we appreciate them and have robust programs to support our passion for recognition. So, no matter where you work in Sprint there are managers and co-workers just waiting to recognize you. Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) Buy Sprint stock at a discount. Life Insurance Employee and dependent life insurance are offered to help maintain financial security for your survivors. Accidental death and dismemberment insurance Extra financial protection to enroll for in case of an accident or death for employee and/or dependents. Business Travel Accident Insurance Provides added coverage when you're traveling on business.

Career Opportunities

The International Consumer Electronics Show is taking place at the Las Vegas Convention Center Jan. 6-9. Thousands of exhibitors and attendees will gather to experience the latest consumer electronics industry trends and products. Visit the 2011 International CES press kit to learn more about Sprint's announcements during the show.

2011 International CES press kit

Contact
Sprint
P.O. Box 660075
Dallas, TX 75266-0075