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In Cognizant's Software Engineering Career Accelerator, powered by General Assembly, get vital tech training to learn the skills to become a web developer or full-stack engineer at Cognizant, a top professional services firm*.

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Enhance your full-stack development skills, then be eligible to interview with Cognizant, a leading global professional services organization and Fortune 500 company, upon successful completion of the training. They seek talent for web developer and full-stack engineer roles, with competitive starting salaries*.

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Get the Skills for the Job

Dive into five weeks of full-time learning at GA and discover data structures and algorithms in Java, SQL and data modeling, cloud microservices and React.js. Plus, hone presentation, client management, and interview skills.

What You'll Learn

Why Cognizant?

Cognizant — which made Fortune’s 2017 Fortune 500, World’s Most Admired Companies, Future 50, and Businessperson of the Year lists — offers a unique work and learning environment with competitive employee benefits. New hires will work out of offices in the New York tri-state area or Bay Area.

How It Works

How It Works

Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. The company’s industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build, and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

About Cognizant

About Cognizant

Cognizant is partnering with General Assembly to offer a free, exclusive training opportunity to help you build the skills that could lead to your next job. Applicants must be admitted to the program through the process below; it’s free to apply. The next training sessions begin April 30 in San Francisco and May 14 in New York City.

1. Questionnaire

Fill out the form above to receive our online questionnaire. This is your chance to show your passion for evolving in your tech career, and your interest in an opportunity with Cognizant.

2. Front-End Skills Assessment

Take GA’s Front-End Development Assessment, which will test your ability to build visually appealing web products and design to specifications.

3. Personal Interview

After passing the first two steps, you’ll interview with GA’s Admissions team. You’ll discuss your analytical, communication, and leadership skills as well as experience and interest in the role.

5. Acceptance

If you pass steps 1–4, you’ll advance to the five-week full-time training at GA’s NYC or San Francisco campus.

4. Back-End Skills Assessment

After a successful interview, you’ll take GA’s Back-End Development Assessment. This test benchmarks your ability to build an API endpoint that merges data from multiple sources.

Application and Acceptance Process

Application and Acceptance Process

In Cognizant's Software Engineering Career Accelerator, powered by GA, gain the skills needed to become an enterprise software engineer. Get trained in full-stack Java, front-end frameworks like React and/or Angular, test-driven development, and building and deploying Spring microservices. This rigorous training also covers the software lifecycle, agile best practices, and client management skills for technical consulting.

Join us on April 4 for an info session at our NYC or San Francisco campus. 

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Learn More About This Exclusive Opportunity

Learn More About This Exclusive Opportunity 

General Assembly is a global educational company on a mission to empower individuals and companies through dynamic training programs in coding, business, data, and design. A leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, we foster a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love.

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About General Assembly

* Students must complete and pass the Software Engineering Career Accelerator training program to be eligible for an interview with Cognizant. To pass, students must meet the academic and attendance requirements detailed in the Student Participation Contract. Those who are eligible to interview with Cognizant are not guaranteed a job with the company.

6. Interview With Cognizant

Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to interview with Cognizant for open web developer and 
full-stack engineering roles*.

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