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Displaced Worker Program

We support individuals who are displaced from their home country due to war, personal persecution, or political instability and provide relocation and immigration assistance to all successful candidates.

By indicating that you are a displaced worker, we will prioritize your application for consideration.

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Together, we make a difference in people's lives through the design and implementation of leading network technologies.

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Develop the products and technology that form the foundation of many of the world's largest networks.
sales, service, and support

Sales, Service, & Support

A trusted partner of industry leaders that power connections between people around the world.
corporate functions

Supply Chain and Logistics

Influence efficient and successful business arrangements with customers.
finance, it, and legal

Finance, IT, Legal

The backbone of our business. Build and support the infrastructure that keeps things running.
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People & Recruiting

Attract, retain, and reward the best teams that impact today’s digital experiences.
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Marketing & Communications

Tell the world our journey towards the Adaptive Network™.
interns and temporary

Interns & Temporary

Looking for part-time work or want to kick off your career? Learn and grow at Ciena. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What support do you provide?

We provide cash grants and visa and work permit support for any individual successfully hired for an open role in Ciena.
  • Relocation Grants - receive up to USD 15,000 should you need to move to the country of employment
  • Starting Grant - receive up to USD 10,000 if you are already located in your preferred country of employment
Visa and Work Permit support is provided in all instances for successful hires.

How do I know if I'm eligible for the program?

To qualify for relocation and immigration support, applicants must show documentation to confirm displacement status. 

Do you provide work permit and visa support?

For all eligible displaced workers, successful hires will receive work permit and visa support.

What job opportunities are included in the program?

The program covers all job functions and our available opportunities span a variety of skill sets and levels of seniority. You can search for open roles using our careers site.

I've submitted an application. What's next?

Thanks for applying! You will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours. You can always check the status of your application by logging in to Ciena Careers.

How do I check the status of my application?

You can always check the status of your application by logging in to Ciena Careers

Our Recruitment Process

Upon receiving your application, expect to receive a confirmation email within 48 hours.
If your skills and qualifications match the role you applied against, you will receive an update from the Talent Acquisition team. 
You will be scheduled for an interview if you are shortlisted. The number of interviews will vary depending on the role and level you are applying for.
If you are deemed as a great fit for the role, you will be offered the role at Ciena and will be provided with instructions on next steps. 

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