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Early Careers Program

Discover how you can contribute tangibly to work that matters—that could even change how we live—right from the start. 

Be the one

Make an immediate impact by helping us solve problems for many of the world’s most recognized brands. At Publicis Sapient, we empower you to dive in, share bold ideas and play an influential role on major client projects. That’s because we believe that anyone, at any age, could be the one to see something differently…and transform everything as a result.

 

Kickstart your career

Launch your future by submitting your information to our recruiting team today, or check our campus schedule to see if our team will be visiting your school this fall.

Your foundation for success

The Early Careers Program is our one-of-a-kind, ongoing career development program for recently graduated hires. The first few months focus on in-depth training and onboarding support so that you’re set up to thrive here. That way, you’ll be ready to do what you came for—start making a real impact on real projects.

From there, we’ll nurture your career progression through your first few years and help you reach your professional goals as your partner and ally. At other companies, recently graduated talent can get overlooked or slip through the cracks, but we make sure to keep you—and your aspirations—on our radar.

 

Get oriented at Jump Start

Most of you will travel to one of our offices to attend Jump Start, our immersive orientation, alongside other student hires from the US and Canada. At Jump Start, you’ll be resourced with everything you need to know to make your mark at Publicis Sapient.

  • Get the full rundown of our company, brand, purpose and core values.
  • Practice soft skills such as effective communication, time management and self-advocacy.
  • Complete field-specific training, plus a crash course in Digital Business Transformation.
  • Take part in a Q&A session with a panel of recent student hires.
  • Engage in a one-on-one about your skills and interests to gauge the type of projects you’d enjoy.
  • Set career goals and learn how to make them happen.

 

Join a team and begin your career journey

Return to your home office and get up to speed on your future clients. To ensure you’re not thrown into the deep end, you’ll learn the ins and outs firsthand from senior team members. Then it’s time to dig in and assume a significant role on the first of many client engagements. As you take on more responsibilities and acquire additional skills, the Early Careers Team will be on hand to usher you through the next few projects and help you further or reshape your goals.

Career Paths

Do what you love. Love what you do.

Engineering

Turn your ideas into innovative products. Through designing, developing and testing, you’ll interact directly with organizations across industries where you’ll see your ideas come to life. You’ll be part of an agile team with other passionate engineers, working with cutting-edge technologies while building your technical, team and leadership skills to create innovative products and solutions that impact the world.

See a sample job description

AI, Analytics & Data Science

Enter the exciting world of AI, Analytics and Data Science. As part of the team, you’ll provide research that informs strategic planning and helps organizations increase their brand sophistication with machine learning and modeling capabilities. You’ll analyze marketing campaigns and initiatives to identify tactics for optimizing marketing strategy, efficiency and effectiveness and participate in all aspects of measurement assessment, planning, implementation and analysis.

See a sample data science job description

See a sample analytics job description

Product Management

Identify, design, pressure test and deliver digital opportunities with the greatest market potential. As a digital product manager, you’ll use our integrated development and management approaches to work closely with other product owners and leaders at top organizations to create roadmaps, write user stories and ultimately execute and guide our clients on a complete product strategy.

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Strategy & Consulting

Define opportunities to create value, manage and operate a business and drive changes in structure, processes and culture. Some of our management consultants gather and analyze information, create and test hypotheses and develop and present recommendations for our clients on initiatives ranging from creating relevant experiences to increasing loyalty to better serving end customers. 

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Experience Design

Create meaningful connections between customers and brands. As part of the experience design team, you’ll help execute cutting-edge design thinking. You’ll work with the guidance of creative leads and collaborate with many different teams to execute creative concepts and deliver innovative brand experiences.

Hear from our recently graduated hires
“There are always new projects, new clients, new people all the time, plus opportunities to travel. So with all of that, you’re never bored, and as a developer, you don’t want to be working on the same thing every day.”
Rosalee Hacker
Rosalee Hacker, Associate Engineer, Boston
“During the orientation, they talked about long-term goals. Coming out of college, you don’t have that sort of experience, so it’s a really good thing to have people who are willing to help you get to where you want to be.”
Brandon Chong
Brandon Chong, Associate Engineer, Atlanta

Summer Internship Program

Get your feet wet

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A paid summer internship at Publicis Sapient helps you gain real-world experience before entering the workforce. If you make a good impression, it also puts you in an excellent position for securing a full-time job with us after graduation. There’s no better way to test the waters and explore what your future career could hold.

How the summer internship works

You’ll start with a week-long onboarding to get familiar with our brand and tools. Then you'll join a client project with a supervisor who’ll provide mentorship, goal tracking and feedback. You’ll also tackle an “industry challenge project” focused on an actual problem.

 

Make the most of your experience

Join social outings with other interns, and participate in our Lunch & Learn training sessions, where you’ll hear from leaders and get to know colleagues over a weekly lunch provided by the company. You and your fellow interns will also receive a paid day off to participate in a community service project, as every person at Publicis Sapient is entitled to do each year.

 

Who should apply

Rising seniors who are pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in a field relevant to our disciplines are eligible to apply. We seek out motivated, passionate students who are eager to learn, interact and make a meaningful impact.

Interns turned team members
“I got to work on a real team, so I learned what QA was like, what project management was like. By seeing how an agile setting fits together, it was easier to see where I wanted to fit into the organizational setup.”
Mark Abramov
Mark Abramov, Associate Engineer, New York
“I wasn’t expecting to get as close to the team as I did…we really bonded. It never really felt like we were interns. It was like we belonged there, which was probably the best part.”
Ian Fitzgerald
Ian Fitzgerald, Associate Engineer, Chicago
Events

See you on campus  

Purdue University
9/5/2019
Texas A&M University
9/5/2019
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
9/11/2019
Cornell University
9/12/2019
University of Maryland College Park
9/16/2019
Carnegie Mellon
9/18/2019
University of Michigan
9/17/2019
University of Texas - Austin
9/19/2019
MIT
9/20/2019
Columbia University
9/20/2019
Spelman College/Morehouse
9/20/2019
Rice University
9/24/2019
RIT
9/25/2019
University of Toronto
9/26/2019
Wellesley College
9/26/2019
Georgia Tech
9/27/2019
CalPoly
10/1/2019
North Carolina A&T
10/2/2019
Northwestern University
10/16/2019

If your school is listed, we encourage you to get in touch and find out more about our campus recruiting events. Email us now.

Don’t see your school listed? Apply here.

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