Intel Corporation is a multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in Silicon Valley. It is the world’s largest and highest valued semiconductor chip manufacturer. Intel supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, and Dell. Intel also manufactures motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.
The company recruits the brightest minds from all around the world. While employees are providing their brains, intellect, hard work, and labor to the company, Intel in return takes care of its employees by providing competitive perks. These perks include eight weeks of parental leave that can be taken anytime within the first year of a new baby’s life in addition to child care support, emergency backup Child Care. Beyond that, they offer lots of support for parents with special needs children. Intel also provides employees with creative options for balancing work and family life like compressed work weeks, flextime programs, other start times, and telecommuting options.
Child Care Assistance and Support Program
Intel employees can save 15% on full-time, part-time, and drop-in tuition for their children ages six weeks to 12 years of age at any KinderCare Learning Center or Champions before and after-school sites nationwide. This discounted rate is available to new families and those that are enrolled already at one of the Child Care centers.
Emergency Backup Child Care Program
Intel also has backup Child Care in place for its employees. Backup Care from Intel helps families ensure that their loved ones are cared for when their regular care arrangements are not available for any reason, whether it be holiday closures, sick caregivers, or any other unexpected circumstances. Reservation for backup care can be made up to 30 days in advance.
New Parent Benefits
Intel offers benefits for families during those life-changing moments, such as staring a family (adoption included). Parent employees are provided with special parking and on-site nursing options in addition to extra time off if needed.
Children Sick Leave
An employee can also take up to 12-weeks of paid parental leave to take care of their sick child.
Intel believes in helping Intel employees prepare for their children’s future. They have programs for employee’s children that are dedicated to tutoring, college coaching, and scholarship opportunities.