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LSM ISG Graduate Program

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At Cognizant, we offer a Life Science Manufacturing Industry Solutions (LSM ISG) program that gives recent graduates a comprehensive training and development opportunity.

During the program, you'll learn about pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, quality control, regulatory compliance, and industry best practices.

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Program overview

Our 12-month program offers you the opportunity to learn and understand how we work. Through a combination of classroom training, on-the-job learning, and mentorship from industry experts, you will develop the skills and competencies needed to excel in roles within the life sciences manufacturing sector.

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Your first 12 weeks

The first 12 weeks represent only the beginning of the journey and of our investment in the graduate engineers’ continuous professional development, once you have completed the program you will continue to work on real live sites or office projects.

You will be provided with a blend of instructor-led training, practical workshops, presentations by key LSM SMEs, site visits, eLearning courses, and engagement in a real-life technology training project.

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Program requirements

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has an interest in Automation or the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Has strong oral and written communication skills with a proven ability to communicate and build relationships across different functions
  • Is self-motivated
  • Has experience working in a pharmaceutical API manufacturing operation, or a regulated environment is desirable
If this sounds like you, apply now
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Boot camp week

As part of the graduate program, you will undergo a boot camp of essential core skills to further self-development. This week is extremely critical as it will include deep dives into the topics depicted in the diagram on the right. 

Our program benefits

Working for Cognizant has many benefits beyond a satisfying career

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Work with a top life science company and skilled engineers

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Excellent salary and benefits

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Continuous training and mentoring

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Global career opportunities

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Career development opportunities

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Experience working on exciting and challenging projects

Hear from some of our graduates

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With a network of over 1,800 LSM ISG professionals globally, Cognizant is a global partner that empowers life sciences manufacturing.

We recruit graduates all year round, providing excellent opportunities to work within our offices and on our client sites throughout the world.

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What do we focus on?

In the LSM ISG program, we ensure our client’s manufacturing systems are compliant and their business remains competitive. We are focused on improving our customers’ performance across the manufacturing enterprise through the application of innovative technologies.

Listen to Jim Lehane, head of LSM ISG & David Staunton, Industry transformation LSM ISG leader at Cognizant.

Frequently Asked Questions

We hire all year round even if we are not actively taking applications.

Make sure to apply when our applications are open!

If our applications are closed, sign up for our Talent Community to be one of the first ones to hear about our opportunities.

Once you have submitted your application to our program, the following will happen:

  1. Our team will review your application
  2. If your criteria match what we are looking for, you will be contacted for an initial call
  3. We will then schedule an interview with one of our hiring managers
  4. Post-interview, we will contact you to let you know if you have been successful. If that is the case, you will be offered the position of Graduate Engineer!

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