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Follow These Early Talent Award Winners on Handshake

Get notified when these best-in-class employers post a job, attend an event at your school, and more.

If you’ve seen the hype around Handshake’s first-ever Early Talent Awards, you’re probably wondering: what does it mean for me? You can learn more about the selection process for the 120 winning employers here, but to make it brief: these winners are considered some of the best places to launch your career. 

Based on our strict evaluation of four key categories, we know that these organizations go above and beyond to connect and engage with great candidates. Basically, they’re institutions where any college student or new grad should consider applying for jobs and internships! So, we’ve made it easy for you to do just that. 

Ahead, you’ll see all 120 Early Talent Award winners broken down by industry category. Simply click the link to navigate to each winner’s Handshake profile, where all you’ll need to do is hit the “follow” button at the top of their page (or preview card) to be notified when they post a job, attend an event at your school, and more! 

Why follow employers? 

Beyond getting notifications about companies’ listings and events, following employers you like will also help improve your job recommendations. These suggested opportunities become even more relevant as you follow more employers, so don’t be shy about following a lot from this list! Plus, when an employer views your profile, they can see that you follow them. Showing mutual interest in their organization could help you receive a message or virtual event invitation.

So get your “follow” finger ready and prepare to find some amazing new places to work. Enjoy! 


Architecture, Real Estate, & Construction

Banking & Financial Services


Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals


Nonprofit, Education, & Public Sector

Oil, Energy, & Gas

Professional Services

Retail, CPG, & Food


Transportation & Logistics