The World’s Most Attractive Employers In 2016


Every year, Universum, an employer branding company, looks at the employers which are most attractive to students in the business and engineering fields. The 2016 list of world’s most attractive employers was released by Universum in June last year and is topped by none other than Google in both the business and engineering category. The top 3 employers in the business category were rounded off by Apple and EY (Ernst & Young) whereas Microsoft and Apple make it into the top 3 of the engineering category .

The business category includes all of the ‘Big 4’ accounting firms in the top 10 whereas tech companies dominate the top 10 in the engineering category.

Below are the top 10 most attractive employers in the world as rated by students surveyed by Universum. Does your employer make the cut?

Business Category

  1. Google
  2. Apple
  3. EY (Ernst & Young)
  4. Goldman Sachs
  5. PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
  6. Deloitte
  7. Microsoft
  8. KPMG
  9. L’Oréal Group
  10. J.P. Morgan

Engineering Category

  1. Google
  2. Microsoft
  3. Apple
  4. BMW Group
  5. IBM
  6. GE
  7. Intel
  8. Siemens
  9. Samsung
  10. Sony

According to Universum’s website, the company surveyed 267,084 students in 1,774 universities between October 2015 and April 2016 to arrive at the complete list which can be accessed here.


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