About Cognizant MBA Summer Internship Program


Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 75 delivery centers worldwide and over 184,000 employees as of July 31st, 2014, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

Cognizant Business Consulting (CBC) is a global consulting organization delivering strategic and domain consulting through industry and technology expertise. We have more than 4000 experienced consultants with a broad range of domain and subject matter expertise. Our focus is on driving our clients' agendas through transforming operations around the "Future of Work", improving the efficiency and effectiveness of IT, maximizing the value of enterprise solutions, and innovating with state of the art technologies.

As an MBA Summer Associate, you will play an important role supporting internal and client business transformation initiatives. With responsibilities that range from analyzing a client's issues/objectives to developing recommendations and authoring presentations, you will have the opportunity to participate in internal and client-facing projects within our core CBC service offerings including:

  • Business Strategy
  • IT Strategy & Roadmap Development
  • Process Re-Engineering & Transformation
  • Enterprise Architecture & Technology Selection
  • Domain Solutions

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with our clients providing consulting services designed to help them solve their most complex business and technology issues
  • Draw conclusions from the market/industry trends, client issues and support go to market initiatives for Cognizant
  • Contribute to research, design and writing of articles/whitepapers and participate as a team member in collateral development
  • Support business development activities in the form of gathering best practices for RFI/RFP responses and writing proposals

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing MBA from top tier U.S. Business School
  • GPA 3.0 and above
  • Overall pre-MBA work experience of 3 to 6 years
  • Fluent English and local language skills (as required for international positions)
  • Strong interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Solid Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Access and Project is required
  • Domain expertise in one of more of the following industries: Banking & Financial Services, Insurance, Health Care, Life Sciences, Technology, Communications, Information, Media & Entertainment, Retail, Consumer Products, Travel & Hospitality.

Location: One of the following locations based on project deployment: New Jersey, New York, Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, Bentonville, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Washington DC, and Bay Area (other locations in the US may be included)

Timeframe: 10 weeks starting in June

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer provider and committed to creating a diverse environment. Cognizant considers all applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital and family status, disabilities, sexual orientation or preference, veteran status or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.

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Cognizant MBA Summer Internship Program

  • MBA Campus Recruiting
  • Cognizant
  • 500 Frank W. Burr Blvd.
  • Teaneck, NJ 07666


  • Number of Interns: 21 to 50
  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid
  • Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
  • Academic Level: Business School Students