Connecticut Has Talent

Companies depend on Connecticut’s talent to solve the challenges of tomorrow. With 38 world-class universities providing post-secondary and graduate education, investing in research and collaborating with industry, we’re developing scientists, industry leaders and innovators. Our talent is why we’re home to 2 Fortune 100, 15 Fortune 500 and 27 Fortune 1000 companies, the insurance capital of the U.S., a destination for foriegn companies and startups. 

Our Talent is the Difference Maker

  • #3 Advanced Degrees (U.S. Census Bureau, 2020)
  • #4 Innovative Economy (Bloomberg Analytics, 2020)
  • #4 Workforce Productivity (Defined by GDP per capita, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis 2019)
  • #5 Technology & Science Workforce (Milken Institute, 2020)
  • #2 College Readiness (WalletHub, 2020)
  • #6 Human Capital Investment Composite Index (Milken Institute, 2020)
  • 38 World-class Colleges & Universities, including Yale & UConn
  • #2 U.S. Patent Activity (Bloomberg Innovation Index, 2020)
  • #5 in the U.S., Best States to Work During COVID-19 (Oxfam 2020)