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Cognizant Leadership Summit

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An interactive experience of discovery

Cognizant’s Leadership Summit brings together some of the best, brightest and most diverse second year students from across North America.  

At this one-day virtual event, you’ll explore career possibilities at Cognizant that are yours to build, get an insider’s look into our culture and meet our business leaders, former interns and recruiters. The best part: you’ll get first access to application links as they become available! 

Are you ready to get started? 

  • When: Aug 6, 2024, from 11:00am – 4:30pm ET  
  • Where: Virtual
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Why you’ll love our Leadership Summit

  • Connect with recruiters and learn about applying to Cognizant 
  • Meet Cognizant leaders and former interns across our organization  
  • Get first access to application links for our job openings after the summit 

Who we’re looking for

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Who is eligible to apply?

Students in their second year of a four-year BA/BS program at an accredited school in USA during the 2023-2024 academic year.   

Enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program, including computer science, business, marketing, information technology or similar.   

Graduating between December 2025 and June 2026   

Permanent work authorization in USA.

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We’d love to hear from you if:

You have an interest in launching a career in technology or consulting  

You are focused on developing communication and collaboration skills   

You have a growth mindset and curiosity about learning innovative technologies and methodologies  

Students who identify with a historically underrepresented group in the technology industry are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Black, Hispanic and Latinx, Indigenous, students with disabilities, women and veterans.   

About us 

At Cognizant, we help companies modernize technology, reinvent processes, and transform experiences so they stay ahead in a constantly evolving world. We are committed to encouraging diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, and we believe that different perspectives drive innovation and lead to greater success. Our associates' diverse backgrounds offer varied perspectives and fuel new ways of thinking. We encourage lively discussions which inspire better results for our clients.