Working together to help elevate opportunity

Our employees support our mission. And we support our employees with benefits that help them to do and be their best. Health, work-life balance, financial stability, community engagement, professional growth.

Ascendium Employee Benefits

At Ascendium, we care for each other. The outstanding benefits and environment helped us earn a spot on In Business Magazine’s “Best Companies to Work For” list two years running as Great Lakes, and we continue to provide the same for our team as Ascendium.


  • Health Plan
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Dental Assistance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vision Care (Exam, Materials)
  • Life Insurance for Employee & Dependents
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Legal Insurance
  • additional benefits

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Casual Dress
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Dependent Scholarship Program
  • Onsite and Offsite Training
  • Great Lakes Gives Employee Giving Program
  • Onsite Cafeteria (Madison)
  • Employee Assistance Program
    (Childcare Referral Assistance, Eldercare Referral Assistance)

Find Current Openings

Competitive pay and benefits, a mission you can believe in and a friendly atmosphere. What are you waiting for?

Open Positions

Giving back is in our DNA

The Ascendium Cares program is based on a simple premise: We rise by lifting others. Through Ascendium Cares, our employees support their communities with paid volunteer time off, drives and financial support.

Giving Back

Opportunity is for Everyone

Great Lakes is an Equal Opportunity Employer of veterans and individuals with disabilities. View the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster in English and Español. View the Pay Transparency Policy Statement