Mid-Size Early Career Programs

INTRODUCING

The 2022 Campus Forward Award Winners
Mid-Size Early Career Programs


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 mid-size early career programs in the country, as well as the defining pillars of an award-winning team.


2022 Campus Forward Award Winners: Mid-Size Early Career Programs

Mid-size Programs-1

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

Campus Forward Awards Category Badges

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

Campus Forward Awards Category Badges (1)

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

Campus Forward Awards Category Badges (2)

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

Campus Forward Awards Category Badges (5)

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

Campus Forward Awards Category Badges (3)

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: Mid-Size Early Career Programs

RippleMatch is excited to recognize the top Mid-Size Early Career Programs (101-250 early career hires annually) in the country. Click the links below to learn more about these award-winning teams & programs.

This list is presented in alphabetical order.

Amtrak
Industry: Travel & Hospitality (Travel, hotels, and restaurants) | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

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

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

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

athenahealth
Industry: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices/Technology | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Campbell Soup Company
Industry: CPG | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Campbell Soup Company is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

Credera
Industry: Financial, Business, & IT Services | Company Size: Midsize Organization (100-999 employees)

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

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

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

Crown Castle
Industry: Real Estate | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

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

DICK'S Sporting Goods
Industry: Retail | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at DICK'S Sporting Goods is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ferguson
Industry: Supply Chain & Logistics | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

McMaster-Carr
Industry: Supply Chain & Logistics | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

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

memoryBlue
Industry: B2B Technology | Company Size: Midsize Organization (100-999 employees)

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

MetLife
Industry: Insurance | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

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

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

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

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

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

Navy Federal Credit Union
Industry: Financial, Business, & IT Services | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at Navy Federal Credit Union is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

NFI Industries
Industry: Supply Chain & Logistics | Company Size: Privately Held Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

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

PlanSource
Industry: B2B Technology | Company Size: Midsize Organization (100-999 employees)

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

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

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

PSEG (Public Service Enterprise Group)
Industry: Energy | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at PSEG (Public Service Enterprise Group) is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Clorox Company
Industry: CPG | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

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

The Estée Lauder Companies
Industry: CPG | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

Learn why the team at The Estée Lauder Companies is a Campus Forward Award Winner by clicking here.

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

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

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

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

W.W. Grainger, Inc.
Industry: Supply Chain & Logistics | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

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

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

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

Zillow
Industry: Real Estate | Company Size: Publicly Traded Large Enterprise (1000+ employees)

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

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

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

Congratulations to the 2022 Campus Forward Award Winners in the category of Mid-Size Early Career Programs!

View all Campus Forward Award Winners by clicking the button below.

View All Award Winners

About RippleMatch

Hire top talent and build diverse teams with the intelligent platform for early-career recruiting.

RippleMatch's suite of solutions enables early-career recruiting teams to:

  • Build Diverse Teams: Automatically source qualified, diverse talent for jobs from over 1,400+ campuses, including 170+ HBCUs/HSIs
  • Manage Events: Centrally manage recruitment events to turn RSVPs into hires
  • Save Time: Using automation, respond to thousands of applicants in weeks, not months
  • Engage with Candidates: Scale how you market, recruit and keep in touch with candidates
  • Quantify Success: See which partnerships, events, platforms, and strategies are resulting in the best ROI

Request a Discovery Call

Complete the form to set up a 20 minute discovery call. We'll discuss your early career and diversity recruiting goals to see if we can help.