Cognizant Graduate Programs & Internships

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. 

We bring our expertise to our cli…

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Application Process

  1. Online Application

    To apply, please upload a copy of your latest resume/CV. Transcripts are not required at this stage however they will need to be provided prior to offer. Our Early Career Talent Team will review your details to assess eligibility and suitability for our graduate opportunities.

  2. Online Assessment

    Successful candidates will be invited to complete an Online Assessment which will be used to help us gain insight across your capabilities.​​​​​​​

  3. HR Screening Call

    Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our Early Career Talent Team for a preliminary HR screening call. The HR screening call will be used as an opportunity to gain a better understanding of your current experience, aspirations, and situation.

  4. Business Interview

    Candidates who have made it this far will be invited to attend an…

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Jobs and Opportunities

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Internships

Adelaide
and 15 others

Available locations

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Darwin
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Regional ACT
  • Regional New South Wales
  • Regional Northern Territory
  • Regional Queensland
  • Regional South Australia
  • Regional Tasmania
  • Regional Victoria
  • Regional Western Australia
  • Sydney
Accounting
and 21 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Studies
  • Administration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business and Commerce
  • Compliance
  • Computer Science
  • Consulting
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Economics
  • Engineering Software
  • Funds Management
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Project Management
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications

Gain valuable knowledge about the Agile Methodology through our virtual programs.

REMOTE
Closing in 24 days

Internships

Adelaide
and 15 others

Available locations

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Darwin
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Regional ACT
  • Regional New South Wales
  • Regional Northern Territory
  • Regional Queensland
  • Regional South Australia
  • Regional Tasmania
  • Regional Victoria
  • Regional Western Australia
  • Sydney
Accounting
and 21 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Studies
  • Administration
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business and Commerce
  • Compliance
  • Computer Science
  • Consulting
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Economics
  • Engineering Software
  • Funds Management
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Project Management
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications

Gain valuable knowledge about the Artificial Intelligence (AI) through our virtual programs.

Application Process

  1. Online Application

    To apply, please upload a copy of your latest resume/CV. Transcripts are not required at this stage however they will need to be provided prior to offer. Our Early Career Talent Team will review your details to assess eligibility and suitability for our graduate opportunities.

  2. Online Assessment

    Successful candidates will be invited to complete an Online Assessment which will be used to help us gain insight across your capabilities.​​​​​​​

  3. HR Screening Call

    Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our Early Career Talent Team for a preliminary HR screening call. The HR screening call will be used as an opportunity to gain a better understanding of your current experience, aspirations, and situation.

  4. Business Interview

    Candidates who have made it this far will be invited to attend an interview (face-to-face or virtual) with the one of our Business Leads. This interview will seek to assess whether you, Cognizant and your prospective team are the right fit and if you share our passions for engineering impact.

  5. Offer

    Once all interviews and assessments are complete, successful candidates will be notified by our Early Career Talent Team. We will then closely work with you to guide you through the offer, the offer release, and the onboarding process.

Graduate Program

Our Graduate Program offers a training program that is targeted to the team you join. You will be given unique opportunities to work across the entire technical, consulting and digital space within specialized business units, where you will have the opportunity to be a team member that is currently delivering solutions within transformation engagements. You will be trained and mentored by top Cognizant experts and be exposed to the latest in methodologies applicable to the business unit that you join.

Our graduate program has two key differentiation components:

Innovation and Experiential Learning

Graduates will have direct opportunities to be mentored by industry experts within Cognizant, and draw from them to gain a solid understanding of business and market challenges. Practical experience and applications of information research will enhance the graduate's individual learning and expert feedback will help further skills development.

Career Empowerment

We believe that your learning should not be confined to a single area of the business. Our graduates will take part in existing live projects and directly interact with our partnerships and clients. This will enable you to not only gain exposure to our external business environment but provide opportunities to enhance your leadership and project management skills.

Virtual Experience Programs

Gain valuable knowledge about the Agile Methodology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) through our virtual programs. 

Through these programs, you will get the opportunity to step into the shoes of a Cognizant team member and complete tasks that replicate the work that our teams do every day. These programs also provide a great resource for you to up-skill and strengthen your resume as you explore career options and a potential career at Cognizant!

Agile:  https://www.theforage.com/virtual-internships/prototype/ZZswQd6xGydd758vz/Ready

AI: https://www.theforage.com/virtual-internships/prototype/5N2ygyhzMWjKQmgCK/Cognizant-Artificial-Intelligence-Virtual-Experience-Program

 

Life & Culture

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Becky Schmitt (Chief People Officer)

"To remain a client-centric company, we continue to be an employee-centric company. We are committed to investing in and providing an environment where our associates can grow and thrive in their careers, while providing exceptional service for our clients."

Values

At Cognizant, we are a high-performing team with heart.

Our diverse community of 300,000+ people are working together to help transform the companies the world relies on. And when we’re not developing game-changing digital solutions for clients, we’re improving lives elsewhere by volunteering in local communities, fostering inclusion through our employee affinity groups and so much more.

Our team is as high-caliber as it is humble, caring and supportive of one another. We believe that continuous improvement is the catalyst for growth and innovation, and we offer the flexibility, support and opportunities all levels of associates need to take their lives and careers to new places.

Every day, all around the world, our people engineer impact―with their clients, communities, colleagues and their own lives. 

Jenny Tek

Jenny Tek

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Position: Graduate Analyst

Self introduction

“I’m always interested in companies that provide an inclusive working culture of diversity and equality, as well as a growth mindset. I have found that Cognizant embodies all those things.”

Why did you choose the Cognizant Graduate Program, and what’s the best thing about being a grad here? 

I had recently completed my double degree in Business and Science majoring in Finance and IT at UTS and was k…

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Derrick Lai

Degree: Bachelor of Engineering

Position: Graduate Analyst

Self introduction

“What really entices me is knowing that the company cares about their associate's growth and development, and also that it has a strong drive to be the best in the industry. These are the reasons I chose Cognizant.”

Can you tell us what sort of things you’re looking for in a job and workplace? 

What really entices me is knowing that the company cares about their associate's growth and development, and also that it has a strong drive to be the best in the industry. These…

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Sanjeev Raju

Degree: Bachelor of Commerce and Information Systems

Position: Graduate Analyst

Self introduction

“Cognizant’s graduate training program prepares us to add value to clients and helps us to become comfortable working on client projects. I’ve appreciated the numerous networking opportunities we’re given to expand our connections and build our personal brand. 

And the best part – the clients we get to work with. We get to work with real clients immediately and add real value to them, all while learning and making new friends along the way.”

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Videos

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Diversity and Inclusion

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Everybody In

At Cognizant, we embrace diversity. We believe it’s what helps us thrive. Our goal is to include everyone at the table, and to value and respect their unique voices and backgrounds.

To find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at Cognizant click HERE.

Office Tour

A sneak peek inside Cognizant Australia’s offices, where new graduates kick-start their career!

Cognizant Sydney Headquarters
Barangaroo NSW

“An exploration in juxtaposition of space and texture, the Cognizant HQ in Sydney is a daring yet restrained workspace that encapsulates the personality of the brand and solidifies their presence within the Australian technology sector.” – Driven x Design

Our Cognizant Sydney office is a newly designed space which has recently been awarded ‘Silver’ in the Sydney Design Awards for 2020. Careful planning and collaborative work was invested in carving out this innovative and culminating design that has the ability to transform and adapt to suit the needs of its employees and Cognizant’s key clients and stakeholders.

Check out some photos below for an insight into your future place of work. 

Our Open Kitchen Facilities

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Flexible Working Areas

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Collaborative Zones

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Adaptable Working Spaces

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Impressive Views

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Cognizant Melbourne: the Collaboratory
Melbourne CBD

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s technology district, the Cognizant Melbourne office is Cognizant’s First Asia Pacific Collaboratory – a dedicated space where Cognizant works with customers to imagine and build the future of their work. It’s a place where specialists from Cognizant—designers, strategists, technologies and partners—work hand in hand with clients to take advantage of the opportunity that new waves of digital technology are creating right now.

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