Sitting just across the Wabash River, an hour northwest of Indianapolis, lies West Lafayette, Indiana, home of Purdue University. Rich with tradition, West Lafayette has grown into a vibrant and innovative Midwestern community. You’ll find eclectic shopping, quaint coffee shops, and local restaurants and breweries to go along with beautiful parks and miles of scenic walking and bike trails. Whether you’re looking for a thriving arts and culture scene or a hub for like-minded entrepreneurs and innovators, West Lafayette is a city focused on bringing people together. Work from Purdue Purdue University is building a first-of-its-kind community of (and for) remote workers. Come live on campus, access university resources and network with builders, business folks and boilermakers of all stripes. Select candidates will receive a $5,000 relocation stipend* that can be applied to moving costs, housing, co-working space, childcare and more. *For more information, visit the Work from Purdue website at www.workfrompurdue.com. Why Work from Purdue? • Live in a vibrant neighborhood of innovation, collaboration, and togetherness. • Gain access to multiple resources and activities on-campus. • Become a part of a continuously growing and developing community. Program Benefits • $1,000-$5,000 stipends for select, qualified candidates who relocate to live & work in Discovery Park District. • Networking events, professional development programming, and entrepreneurial services through the Foundry. • 50% discount on Touchdown Desk membership at Convergence co-working space. In addition, you’ll receive discounts on select continued education programs through Purdue Online, gain a free membership with the Greater Lafayette Commerce, and discounted gym memberships at Parkwest Fitness. NEWS: WalletHub has ranked West Lafayette No. 8 overall on its list of 2022’s Best College Towns & Cities in America.
Located in the heart of the District at the western edge of Purdue University, Convergence is where private industry will collaborate with Purdue faculty, students, and one another. The Touchdown Desk membership includes great benefits including a fully stocked community cafe, IT services, and a range of building amenities and services.
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Must have full-time remote employment
Must relocate to West Lafayette from outside of Indiana
Must possess U.S. citizenship or green card
Must be approved & selected by Purdue Research Foundation
My spouse will need a job as part of our move. Can you help?
We can often help connect spouses to local employers. Let us know what you're looking for when you apply.
This community is participating in the MakeMyMove on-platform application process. Apply in a few minutes. You’ll receive a response to your application, and will have access to a team to help along the way.
Fill out our fast application form to share your information and why you’re interested in making a move.
Qualifying applicants will receive an introduction to the local sponsors of the program who will answer your questions, and help you decide if the community is the right fit.
Once you’ve been selected, we’ll confirm your eligibility for the program and facilitate a formal incentive offer from the community.
Accept the offer to reserve your spot, and let us know when you arrive to receive the incentive.