A group of people pose for a photo on Johns Hopkins APL's Central Green


APL’s Culture

Awards and Recognition

APL and our staff have been recognized industry-wide.

  • We have been named to Fast Company’s “Best Workplaces for Innovators” list for five years in a row.
  • In 2022, 2023, and 2024, we were honored to be one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work, based on feedback from our employees.
  • U.S. Black Engineer Magazine has recognized APL as a top supporter of engineering schools at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
  • We also have team members who have received prestigious awards for a wide range of accomplishments, including NASA’s Outstanding Public Leadership Medal and the Rising Star Award at the Women of Color STEM Conference.