At Kennedy Krieger Institute, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of all we do.  We respect, celebrate and honor the diversity of our employees and families/patients/students.  We believe that these differences push us to remain at the forefront of pediatric rehabilitation as it relates to research, quality care and education. 

Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides opportunities to all qualified applicants, free of discrimination and without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, neurodivergent, protected veteran status or different abilities. 

Affirmative Action

Kennedy Krieger maintains an annual Affirmative Action plan.  We engage in ongoing quantitative and qualitative analysis of our equal employment efforts.

Neurodiversity Hiring Efforts

As part of the Neurodiversity at Work program at Kennedy Krieger Institute, the HR Pathways Hiring Program, led by the department of Human Resources, is a hiring and retention program that integrates people with all abilities into the workforce. Please click here for more information.

Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups bring together employees with common backgrounds, interests or orientations.  The Institute’s Affinity Groups can be found here:  (should link to the EDI page with Affinity Groups Listed)