Cultural Diversity Makes a Difference

Cultural Diversity Makes a Difference
As a global orga­ni­za­tion with more than 125 offices across the world, our employees come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. By creating an internal culture where everyone feels welcome and treated fairly, we can connect with each other and our clients to create innovative solutions, deliver excellent client service and embrace sound business practices. This aligns with our goal of becoming the employer of choice by attracting and retaining the industry’s top talent to lead our orga­ni­za­tion to long-term sustained and profitable growth. As our business services have grown and diversified across the world, we remain committed to having an inclusive workplace where everyone is valued for his or her ideas, experiences and contri­bu­tions.

Award-winning Diversity

CDM Smith is an AEC Advisors 2020 Diversity Index Firm for race and gender

  • 2020 Employer of the Year Award: Women in Transportation Seminar (WTS) Connecticut Chapter
  • 2020 Employer of the Year Award: WTS Florida Capital Area Chapter
  • 2020 Employer of the Year Award: WTS Kansas City Chapter

Building an Inclusive Environment

Our employees are the heart and soul of our company, so creating an inclusive working environment where everyone feels they can be their best self, share their points-of-view and learn from each other, ultimately, positions our firm to make a greater impact in the communities we serve.
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Diversity in the News
April Ricketts shares insights from her career in mechanical engineering in STEM Workforce Diversity Magazine's Fall 2020 edition.
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Restart Your STEM Career!
Took a break from your STEM career? Ready to work again? CDM Smith's Reboot Program is a 16-week career placement to help you get back in the game.
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International Women's Day
We celebrated Inter­na­tional Women's Day by recognizing the achieve­ments of women while supporting those challenged by stereotypes and bias. 
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A Culture of Caring
CDM Smith Cares is an employee-led volunteer outreach program fostering community development, promoting education and supporting multi-cultural programs.

Recruiting the Best

One of our major recruiting objectives is to ensure that our workforce reflects the communities we live in and serve. To accomplish this, we have developed partnerships with diverse student organization chapters and universities, such as the:

  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University—a historically black college or university (HBCU)
  • Society of Military Engineers (SAME)

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CDM Smith recruiting staff at Georgia Tech!

Interested in joining our growing team of profes­sion­als?
Visit our Careers page to learn more about our opportunities, apply or join our talent network.
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Learning for Tomorrow

Through CDM Smith University, we offer a variety of virtual and instructor-led courses, including:

  • Multi-Gener­a­tional Team Management
  • Diversity Recruiting
  • Managing Diversity

We continue to review and update our course offerings to provide managers and employees with the tools necessary to support a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Diversity Training

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Our commitment to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment

CDM Smith is committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and retaliation (victimization), and providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants in accordance with governing laws in the countries in which we operate. All employees will be treated with dignity and respect and receive fair and consistent treatment regardless of where they work.