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Why Live & Work in Green Bay, WI

Why Green Bay?

Discover Green Bay — Wisconsin's best-kept secret

Schneider’s global corporate headquarters is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Combined with the surrounding area, more than 1.2 million people call Northeast Wisconsin home.

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Why Green Bay is a great place to live and work

Friendly people, award-winning schools, world-class sports, a refreshingly low cost of living, minimal traffic, unbeatable trails/parks and lakes, and best-in-class fish fries are just a few of the reasons people make Green Bay a great place to live and work.

Reasons to work for Schneider in Green Bay

Local attractions and entertainment

Whether you’re looking for theatre, live music, history or art, Green Bay and the Fox Cities have you covered. Here are a few of the great venues and events for arts and entertainment.

  • Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
  • Music festivals
  • Concerts in the park
  • Art shows
  • Farmers markets
  • Oktoberfest
  • Weidner Center
  • Meyer Theatre
  • Green Bay Botanical Gardens
  • Resch Center
  • Neville Public Museum

You can definitely tell that it’s a growing area with ongoing development. You get the small-town vibe and friendliness, but with quick access to different activities — you can drive 10-15 minutes to get almost anywhere.

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Karthik, Engineering
Karthikfrom West Virginia, received Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley


Green Bay is home of the World Champion Green Bay Packers. It may be one of the smallest metropolitan areas in the country to host a major professional sports franchise, but the Packers boast one of the largest and most loyal followings in the NFL. In addition to the Packers, there are many other great sports teams to root for:

  • Timber Rattlers – baseball farm team for the Milwaukee Brewers
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) Phoenix - Division I college
  • St. Norbert College (SNC) Green Knights - Division III college
  • Milwaukee Brewers - baseball
  • Milwaukee Bucks - basketball
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Badgers - Division I college
  • Top-notch golf courses - including Whistlining Straits in Kohler, frequent PGA Tour stop
  • Multiple running clubs and local marathons – including the Bellin Run, Cellcom Marathon, Fox Cities Marathon and more


Wisconsin might be best known for its cheese and beer, but the culinary diversity beyond that is impressive. Green Bay and the surrounding area have many hidden treasures. From microbreweries, fine dining, brunch and coffee shops, Green Bay offers a diverse selection that will be sure to satisfy everyone's cravings. With a growing trend toward utilizing locally grown produce and only the best ingredients, Green Bay's restaurants are sure to deliver.

Family living

The Green Bay area prides itself on having strong family roots. With this in mind, there is never a shortage of fun things to do as a family in Northeast Wisconsin. If you’re moving here to work and don’t have family, you’ll feel like family at Schneider. The pride of our community and our company is the people. Here are a few family-friendly attractions:

  • Bay Beach Amusement Park
  • Museums
  • Farmers Markets
  • National Railroad Museum
  • Neville Public Museum
  • Children's Museum
  • Heritage Hill

Active lifestyle

Green Bay and the Fox Cities get four distinct seasons, and with that, many fun and exciting ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Go exploring on the extensive trail system, take an adventure throughout our many state parks or hit the links at a local golf course. In the winter, enjoy snowmobiling, skiing (cross country or downhill), ice fishing and much more.

  • Many local runs
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Camping
  • Door County - just northeast of Green Bay, it's a scenic must-see travel destination for locals and tourists alike
    • Lighthouses
    • Shopping
    • Camping
    • Cherry orchards
    • Wineries
    • Fine dining
    • State parks

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