Columbus

Columbus Offers Great Appeal to Those Seeking Careers at Nationwide's Headquarters

Columbus has been home to Nationwide from the beginning. Our corporate headquarters has five downtown campuses and houses over 10,000 associates in various fields of expertise. Another 4,000 people work in the surrounding areas.

Nationwide has invested heavily in downtown Columbus to create a business and entertainment destination called the Arena District. This bustling hotspot includes sports, dining, businesses, housing and the Nationwide Arena, home to the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets.

Community involvement

Nationwide is a leading contributor to the Columbus community and has partnerships with several local organizations, including:

  • The Ohio State University – Nationwide is the official insurance sponsor of Ohio State athletics. Our unique partnership with Ohio State lets Nationwide support student-athletes, as well as the OSU Marching Band.
  • Columbus Blue Jackets – Nationwide Insurance® has been a championship partner of the Columbus Blue Jackets since the team’s inception in 1997. Beginning with the construction of Nationwide Arena and the revitalization of Columbus’ Arena District, Nationwide Insurance has continued to support the Blue Jackets and its quest to bring the NHL’s Stanley Cup to Columbus.
  • Columbus Clippers – Nationwide is a proud sponsor of the Columbus Clippers, Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital – Recognized nationally as a leading pediatric facility for health care, research, education and advocacy, Nationwide generously supports their endeavors through volunteering and raising funds through sponsorships like the Memorial Tournament.

Columbus facts and rankings

Some interesting facts and figures about Columbus, include:

  • 15th largest U.S. city and the largest Ohio city
  • Top city for biking (Bicycling magazine, 2012)
  • 26 colleges and universities in the Columbus region
  • #1 new ballpark in America (Ballpark Digest, 2009)
  • #1 zoo in America (USA Travel Guide, 2009)
  • Best city for working mothers (Forbes, 2012)
  • One of the top 10 safest cities for families with young children (Underwriter Laboratories)
  • Ninth best city for new college grads (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2010)

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