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Our success is rooted in people

Together, we make a difference.

The blending of our deep humanity and relentless innovation is what sets us apart and makes us such a unique place to work.

Our Purpose in action

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Recognizing Asian Heritage Month 2024 with our newest ERG

Meet some of the members of our newest employee resource group, Asian at Ciena, in ce...

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Announcing the Ciena Solutions Challenge Sustainability Award Winners!

Thank you to all students and educators who participated in this year’s Ciena Solutio...

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Meet the Ciena Cares Champions

We’re shining a light on our Ciena Cares Champions—the people who drive our workplace...

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Mentorship: how these unique relationships can boost careers and increase satisfaction

Ciena loves mentorship! Read about the mentoring resources available to team members ...

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Innovation and Collaboration: Researching AI with uOttawa

Discover how a collaboration between our research and development team and the Univer...

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A look back on doing good in 2023

We’re looking back on all the good our Ciena team members did for our communities and...

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Helping kids walk with the CHEO Foundation

Learn how our Ciena team in Ottawa donated a life-changing robot walker and continue ...

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Ciena’s Month of Goodness

Watch our recap video to see how our teams have made an impact.

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Giving Back

Ciena won Benevity's 2024 People Power Goodie Award, recognizing our employee-first culture that engages and empowers our people through purpose. This award is a testament to the success of our Ciena Cares program and our commitment to supporting our people’s passion for doing good.

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Our people stories

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Career insights

Helping to drive innovation through leadership

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Career insights: From intern to leader, Pradap shares his career journey

Pradap Rajagopal began his career as an intern and has grown his experience in engine...

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Leader insights: David Rothenstein on evolving your career path

David Rothenstein, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, shares how his c...

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Leader insights: Sheela Kosaraju on making the most of every opportunity

Sheela Kosaraju, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, shares how she has been s...

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Career insights: Supporting our people in exploring their passions

At Ciena, we encourage and support our people in pursuing their passions. Carla Marti...

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Beyond the office

Explore more about life at Ciena on our Instagram feed and other social channels
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Teams in Buenos Aires planting new trees at a nature reserve (Argentina)

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Ezra and Andrew celebrating pride at the Out & Equal Workplace Summit (United States)

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Team members from our Alpharetta office donating clothing for those in need (United States)

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Colleagues celebrating Holi at our Gurugram office (India)