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Many candidates apply for a job here without knowing much, if anything, about the employee programs that help make Intel such an amazing place to work. We offer a broad variety of services and benefits that help make life more convenient and enable employees to make the most of their time at work and at home. Learn about some of our most popular benefits below:

Intel’s Sabbatical Program, aka the King of Benefits

This is definitely the most coveted benefit at Intel and the one new hires seemingly drop their jaw at when they discover it. Every 7 years, you can take an 8-week, fully paid sabbatical. Want to take extended time off sooner? You can opt to take a 4-week paid sabbatical after only 4 years instead. Once you’re eligible for sabbatical, you have up to 3 years in which to take your time off, so there’s plenty of time to plan and save for the perfect experience.

This benefit is one of the reasons that Intel was named on Glassdoor’s 25 Highest Rated Companies for Vacation & Paid Time Off list.

Fly Intel Air

shuttle.jpg On-the-fly collaboration made possible with Intel’s shuttle program.

It may not offer frequent flyer miles, but Intel has a fleet of private airplanes available to all employees at major U.S. campuses for convenient campus-to-campus travel. It’s a key element in face-to-face collaboration and innovation culture. With delicious snacks, beverages, and Wi-Fi, you’ll wish the commute was longer. Our safe and secure private terminals allow no-hassle flying (no taking your shoes off!) so you can get to where you need to be quickly and conveniently. It’s not uncommon employees to jump on an early morning shuttle in Arizona and meet colleagues in Oregon for important face-to-face collaboration and be back home in Arizona for family dinner.

Green Campuses

Green.jpg Intel’s Folsom Campus is home to the largest corporate solar carport in the U.S.

We take corporate sustainability seriously, with a wide array of environmental programs, initiatives, and benefits that help us offset our carbon footprint and manage our resources responsibly. Our conservation efforts vary in size and scope, from maintaining the largest corporate solar carport in the U.S. to providing individual EV charging stations, but they each make a real difference on our campuses and in our communities.

Learn more about our commitment to restore 100% of our water use, sustainable energy initiatives, and our LEED-certified green buildings.

Adoption and Fertility Assistance

Erica.jpg Intel’s 2017 Working Mother of the Year Erica Benisch used her benefits to help cover the cost of adoption.

We expanded fertility and adoption benefits in 2016, helping us lead the industry in family-friendly benefits. Having the ability to grow their family in a variety of ways has made a difference in countless employees’ lives.

Whether through birth, foster, or adoption, it’s an exciting step to bring a child into your family. Intel employees who are considering adoption for their family plan are eligible for up to $15,000 per finalized adoption with no lifetime maximum. Fertility benefits are also available up to $40,000, with an additional $20,000 for prescriptions.

Onsite Amenities


Our vision is to have the healthiest and happiest workforce on the planet. We all work hard, and it’s important to take the time to focus on personal fitness, health, and well-being so that we can continue to live and work at the top of our game. To that goal, we offer incredible workplace amenities to make a life just a little bit easier.

Employees have access to onsite health and fitness centers, along with group training sessions from our corporate wellness partners. After you hit the gym, unwind further with the Intel SPA. This relaxing space is available employees to stop in for a dose of self-care or fresh coat of colorful, mood-lifting polish. Many of our campuses have onsite spas where the top service requested is a pedicure! While some services are not free, convenient access helps employees fit “me time” in between important meetings.

Still curious about life at Intel? Learn more about Intel benefits and why Amazing Works Here.
The benefits listed above are for general full-time employees of Intel and can vary from site to site within the U.S.  Benefits are reviewed continuously and can be augmented, modified or removed in any given year.
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