Large Early Career Programs, Small Team

INTRODUCING

The 2022 Campus Forward Award Winners
Large Early Career Programs, Small Team


In the ever-changing space of university recruitment and early career hiring, RippleMatch is proud to recognize the teams that are embracing innovative recruiting strategies, curating thoughtful candidate experiences, making significant investments in D&I, and supporting the next generation of talent through impactful internships and entry-level programs.

Through a detailed application process, early career teams shared their approach to recruitment, candidate experience, D&I, and internship & entry-level programming. The programs picked for this award represent the best of the best, selected from applications submitted by campus recruiting teams across industries.

Read on to learn about the top large early career programs powered by a small team in the country, as well as the defining pillars of an award-winning team.


2022 Campus Forward Award Winners: Large Early Career Programs, Small Team

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The Pillars of an Award-Winning Program

RippleMatch's Campus Forward Awards recognize the top early career teams and programs in the nation. Through a detailed application process, early career teams shared their approach to recruitment, candidate experience, D&I, and internship & entry-level programming. The programs picked for this award represent the best of the best, selected from applications submitted by campus recruiting teams across industries. Below, we share the key attributes shared by each team & program recognized through the 2022 Campus Forward Awards.

Building an Innovative and Multi-Faceted Approach to University Recruiting

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The teams recognized in this year's Campus Forward Awards are bringing innovation into early career hiring. Through a range of strategies that include engaging virtual events, strategic partnerships, cutting-edge recruitment technology, on-campus ambassadors, and more, these early career recruitment teams are meeting the next generation of talent where they're at and forming authentic connections. 

Crafting a Standout Candidate Experience

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Successful university recruitment teams know how important it is to build a standout candidate experience, especially in one of the most competitive markets in years. Campus Forward Award Winners build efficiency into their processes while ensuring they're building real relationships with candidates. The teams recognized through these awards go above and beyond to prepare candidates for their process, showcase their culture, and provide support and engagement post-offer.

Moving the Needle on Diversity & Inclusion

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Campus Forward Award Winners are committed to moving the needle on D&I and are taking actionable steps to increase representation. The teams recognized build diverse early career pipelines through diversity-focused partnerships, curating relationships with HBCUs & HSIs, leveraging technology, partnering with ERGs, connecting with underrepresented talent early on in their academic careers, and having dedicated D&I team members.

Investing in Impactful Internship Programs

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The award-winning internship programs included in the 2022 Campus Forward Awards are designed for impact. Interns are given projects with real business outcomes, gain exposure to senior leadership through lunch-and-learns or final presentations, and are crafted so interns can form meaningful relationships with peers. Regardless of if the programs were virtual, in-person, or somewhere in between, they were exceptional experiences that often resulted in strong conversion rates.

Supporting the Growth and Development of Entry-Level Talent

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The 2022 Campus Forward Awards recognizes the valuable opportunities available to entry-level talent at each of the award-winning companies. From rotational & leadership development programs to dedicated mentorship to skill-building and career pathing, the entry-level programs offered by these Campus Forward Award Winners are clear investments in the next generation of talent.

2022 Campus Forward Award Winners: Large Early Career Programs, Small Team

RippleMatch is excited to recognize the top Large Early Career Programs powered by a small team (more than 251 early career hires annually, less than 10 early career team members) in the country. Click the links below to learn more about these award-winning teams & programs.

This list is presented in alphabetical order.

ABB
Industry: B2B Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at ABB is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

ADP
Industry: B2B Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at ADP is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

ALKU
Industry: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices/Technology | Company Size: Midsize Organization (100-999 employees)

Learn why the team at ALKU is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

American Airlines
Industry: Travel & Hospitality (Travel, hotels, and restaurants) | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at American Airlines is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Analog Devices Inc.
Industry: B2B Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Analog Devices Inc. is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Anheuser-Busch
Industry: CPG | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Anheuser-Busch is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Anthem Inc.
Industry: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices/Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Anthem Inc. is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

CDK Global
Industry: B2B Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at CDK Global is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Citrix
Industry: B2B Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Citrix is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Dominion Energy
Industry: Energy | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Dominion Energy is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

DPR Construction
Industry: Hardware, Manufacturing, & Construction | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at DPR Construction is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Eaton
Industry: Energy | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Eaton is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Eide Bailly LLP
Industry: Financial, Business, & IT Services | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Eide Bailly LLP is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Freddie Mac
Industry: Financial, Business, & IT Services | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Freddie Mac is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

General Mills
Industry: CPG | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at General Mills is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Industry: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices/Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Horizon Media
Industry: Marketing, Advertising, Media & Entertainment | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Horizon Media is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Huntington National Bank
Industry: Financial, Business, & IT Services | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Huntington National Bank is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

IQVIA
Industry: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices/Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at IQVIA is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Lenovo
Industry: Consumer Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Lenovo is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Northwestern Mutual
Industry: Insurance | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Northwestern Mutual is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Paylocity
Industry: B2B Technology | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Paylocity is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Rivian
Industry: Consumer Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Rivian is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

SAS
Industry: B2B Technology | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at SAS is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Spectrum
Industry: Marketing, Advertising, Media & Entertainment | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Spectrum is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Stanley Black & Decker
Industry: Hardware, Manufacturing, & Construction | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Stanley Black & Decker is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Stantec
Industry: Hardware, Manufacturing, & Construction | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Stantec is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Stryker
Industry: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices/Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Stryker is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Synopsys
Industry: Hardware, Manufacturing, & Construction | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Synopsys is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

The Home Depot
Industry: Retail | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at The Home Depot is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Industry: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices/Technology | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Congratulations to the 2022 Campus Forward Award Winners in the category of Large Early Career Programs, Small Team!

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