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Life at Cognizant

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The Cognizant community is made up of 345,000+ passionate associates around the world.

At the heart of our company’s boundless potential is a special heritage, culture and sense of purpose. We have the pioneering and progressive spirit of a startup that made us grow quickly to make big things happen. Here, you’re empowered to build a full career—and a balanced life—with a company that grows and evolves with you.

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Our commitment to associate wellbeing

Designed with flexibility in mind to meet the diverse needs of each associate, our global Be Well program provides the physical, mental and financial support needed to navigate life and work.

We believe holistic wellbeing and a supportive culture are foundational to success, so we encourage our associates and people managers to remain self-aware, make wellbeing a priority and actively engage with the resources and support available to them. Here are a few highlights of our program:  

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Physical wellbeing

Access to benefits and programs that support their physical health. Depending on local markets, this may include health policies, team physical activity challenges and in-person and virtual classes such as yoga and exercise.

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Mental wellbeing

Access to mental health support, including clinical counseling, mindfulness sessions and our Mental Health Allyship Program. These resources are designed to support a culture of mental health and promote psychological safety.

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Financial wellbeing

Resources to enhance financial wellbeing depending on local standards may include retirement plans, discounts programs, banking relationships and education related to estate planning, retirement, education, budgeting and investing.

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Life and work

We empower our associates to make time for themselves and the things that matter outside of work–through paid time off, leave, flexible work and more.

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Culture and values

We are a global community where everyone is encouraged to bring their full selves to work. That sense of belonging has been instrumental to our success for more than 30 years, and we continue to value diverse experiences across our teams.

We want you to thrive here and we see you in the future we’re building together!

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Diversity and inclusion

We are committed to fostering a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging. Doing so not only allows our associates to do great work for our clients and each other, it also contributes to a meaningful work experience. When you spend a significant amount of your day at work, that matters.

Learn about our D&I efforts
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Learning and development

Technology is an industry that never stops moving. That’s why learning is a core aspect of our associates’ journey at Cognizant. We offer a range of opportunities to keep their skills current, grow their careers and work on impactful projects.

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Global citizenship

In addition to having our own responsibilities and commitments, we're in the unique position to influence and accelerate how the world's leading companies fulfill theirs. Our people use their talents and passion to make a lasting impact on their local communities and global society.  

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Get to know us

We regularly host and attend career events to connect with talented professionals like you! Come meet our recruiters and business leaders, and chat about life at Cognizant, our current openings and everything in between.

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