Cognizant Skills Accelerator
About the program
Who should apply?
See if you’re an ideal applicant for our Cognizant Skills Accelerator training program.
Can I work at my job and complete the Cognizant Skills Accelerator at the same time?
Yes! Cognizant Skills Accelerator is virtual and designed for working professionals. Selected candidates can expect a weekly time commitment of 7-12 hours.
However, if selected for an alternate Cognizant-sponsored training, candidates may potentially be enrolled in a full-time program, for example 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Will I have an opportunity to be hired by Cognizant after I complete the Cognizant Skills Accelerator?
Cognizant Skills Accelerator learners that demonstrate a high-aptitude will be shortlisted to either interview for a full-time role at Cognizant or be selected for an exclusive “train-and-hire" program.
What required resources (hardware/software) will I need to participate in Cognizant Skills Accelerator?
Participants are required to have a laptop or desktop computer with internet access. Hardware Specs: Mac 10.13+ or Windows Professional 10+—no Linux—with at least dual processors (quad preferred) that are i5 or higher (i7 or higher preferred), and at least 8 GB Ram (16 GB preferred). It is requirement that you are able to download programming resources to your laptop/desktop for this training.