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Research Departments

Our Research Departments

We work in specialized, multidisciplinary teams to address fundamental societal challenges. Learn more about each of our research labs below.

Benefits List

Financial Well-Being

Savings & Retirement Program

Beginning on your date of hire, you may contribute on a pre-tax or after-tax basis or through a Roth 401(k). We will match 50% of up to 6% of your 401(k) contributions. After one year, you qualify for an additional match equal to 2% of your salary.

Employee Bonus & Referral Programs

Our bonus program rewards employees based on both individual performance and NEC Corporation’s financial performance. Our employee referral program pays you a cash bonus of $2,500 whenever we hire a candidate you’ve referred.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

These accounts offer you the opportunity to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible health and dependent-care expenses.

Matching Gift Program

We will match your charitable contributions to educational and cultural institutions up to $1,000 per year.

Credit Union Membership

We offer membership to a credit union, which includes access to checking accounts, bank cards and competitive interest rates.

Physical Well-Being

Medical, Dental & Vision Care Plans

Our medical plan benefits include PPO, HDHP and HMO options, along with coverage for prescription drugs. Our dental coverage is a PPO plan offering network and non-network alternatives. Our vision care plan pays for examinations, lenses and frames.

Life & AD&D Insurance

You will be eligible to receive company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance coverage worth two times your annual salary. In addition, you may purchase supplemental life insurance coverage worth up to five times your annual salary. Life insurance is also available for dependents.

Short-Term Disability

We provide a generous salary continuance program if you cannot work due to an illness or disability that qualifies for short-term disability or workers’ compensation coverage. The plan pays 100% of your salary for the first 30 days and then 66.67% for the remaining 180 days.

Long-Term Disability

Our long-term disability program allows you to participate on a voluntary basis through payroll deductions. This coverage provides monthly income protection beginning on the 181st day of disability up to a maximum of $10,000 per month.

Employee Assistance Program

If you quality for medical coverage, you and your eligible dependents also qualify for NEC’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The EAP can provide help for stress, anxiety, depression or conflict, and is designed to help individuals deal with issues before they escalate into bigger problems.

Personal Well-Being

Vacations & Holidays

The number of vacation days you accrue each year ranges from 15 to 25, based on the duration of your employment. You also receive 11 paid holidays per year.

Sick/Personal Days

We offer you 13 sick/personal days per year to use in the event of an illness or other personal emergency.

Tuition Assistance

Educational reimbursements will compensate you for expenses associated with career-related coursework.

Flexible Hours

Although certain core hours may be required, many managers will allow their staff members to work flexibly to better accommodate their personal schedules.


In addition to hosting picnics and holiday parties, we provide on-site fitness centers for employee use at both of our campuses. The Princeton campus also has tennis, basketball and sand volleyball courts.

Free Beverages & Snacks

We provide free coffee, espresso, soft drinks, juices and teas, as well as a selection of fresh fruit and other healthy snacks.