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LAKELAND, Fla., May 24, 2023 — Publix has been named to Forbes’ 2023 America’s Best Employers for New Grads list, ranking No. 13 out of 20 companies in the retail and wholesale industries category.

“Publix is committed to creating a diverse workforce,” said Publix Director of Communications Maria Brous. “We’re proud that new graduates want to build a career with Publix. With many great benefits, diverse career paths, company ownership and a focus on core values, we’re a great place to work.”

Publix believes investing in its associates helps create the next generation of leaders. The company offers learning and development opportunities to help new graduates and professionals succeed in their careers and a robust promote-from-within philosophy. 

Survey methodology
More than 28,000 young and early career U.S. professionals — employees with less than 10 years of work experience — were asked to rate their employers based on education and career advancement opportunities, image, salary and benefits, workplace and diversity. They were also asked whether they would recommend their employer to others. Participants work for companies that employ at least 1,000 people within the U.S.

To read more about Publix’s ranking and see the full list, visit