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Empowering our people to
do the work they love.

We care for our people

Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means our team members will enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.

  • Cohort Program

    The PENN Cohort Program is designed to support diverse team members with the education and skills to move to different disciplines within the gaming business and to further their careers. PENN currently offers Cohort programs aimed at Gaming Operations, Hotel Operations and Food & Beverage Operations. 

  • Emerging Leader Program

    PENN’s Emerging Leader Program ("ELP") is designed for individual contributors, both salaried and hourly, wanting to grow their career into a leadership position.  Participants are equipped with skills to lead from where they are and to prepare for a future leadership role. In 2023, 77% of all ELP participants were diverse and/or female. 

  • Mentorship Program

    The PENN Mentorship Program is designed to ensure team members, regardless of their differences, feel like they belong. Diverse team members looking for advancement are partnered with highly regarded leaders at PENN to guide and support future leaders in their journey.


Building leadership skills to drive success

We’re committed to the professional development of all our team members. We offer tuition reimbursement and certification programs that help our people grow their careers and equip them with the fundamental leadership skills they need to succeed.


Inspiring women to pursue leadership roles

Our PENN Women program continued to grow in its fourth year of operations. The goal of PENN Women is to network, inspire and encourage women to pursue leadership roles and to have female executives champion growth and development at the property, corporate and interactive levels. Our Executive Team is 37.5% female.


Wellbeing Goals


We engage with team members at each of our properties, sharing wellbeing best practices and resources.


We want our team members to understand what wellness means to them and we encourage everyone to engage with our resources to achieve their goals.

Personalized resources

We provide wellbeing resources designed to help our team members at every point of their self-care journeys.

Pursuing success

We’re focused on ensuring our team members receive the knowledge and experience they need to succeed personally — and professionally.

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Developing future leaders

Diversity Scholarship Fund 

We’re focused on creating pathways for our PENN family to achieve their dreams. The PENN Diversity Scholarship helps create equity in higher education for children of our team members, many of whom are the first in their families to pursue post-secondary education.

  • 57%

    Scholarship recipients are first-generation college students
  • $1M+

    Scholarship funds awarded to 51 students this year
  • Honoring veterans

    We’re proud to spotlight our team members who served in the military. Our back-of-house Honor Wall highlights the careers of those who served and our internal newsletter, The Insider, gives us a chance to learn more about their unique perspectives and how they’re driving our company forward.

  • Leadership Excellence at PENN (LEAP)

    LEAP is a career and leadership development program that accelerates the development of recent graduates into roles that can lead to leadership. Notably, 72% of our interns in 2023 were diverse and/or female, and 31% attended a Historically Black College or University ("HBCU").  

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  • Hiring Our Heroes

    We’ve partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to connect veterans, service members and military spouses with meaningful employment opportunities.