Our People

We strive to foster an environment of belonging, vibrancy and happiness to support our people and their careers.

Our People Promise

Through our People Promise, we commit to creating an environment in which everyone feels empowered, included, and can make a difference.

A place where everyone can belong

At Ciena, we strive to foster an inclusive culture where we can all belong. Our employee resource groups engage our people in the diversity of cultures and traditions represented by our global workforce. We encourage our teams to take our conscious inclusion training workshops and we also survey our people annually to gauge how we're doing and where we can improve.

Our culture of belonging

Together, we create a culture where everyone can belong and truly be themselves.

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Our people stories

Our people live our values and demonstrate their passion for being allies and leading as their true selves.

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As part of our People Promise, we're dedicated to fostering an experience of vibrancy and happiness for our people. To help achieve this, we offer a holistic approach to wellbeing that includes, physical, emotional, social, and financial wellbeing support so our people can be their best selves both inside and outside of work.

Career development

We invest in our people’s learning and development — offering opportunities where they can continue to thrive in their careers at all stages. We offer training programs that include a virtual learning platform, early-in-career and new graduate development programs, manager and leadership development programs, a mentorship program, on-the-job coaching, and tuition reimbursement.