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Early Talent Awards

Celebrating the best employers for Gen Z careers


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2x winner
Tech Transformer

About the program

Hilton builds awareness and understanding of the possibilities and rewards of a career in hospitality. Hilton offers undergraduate and graduate opportunities all around the globe in design/development, management development, operations, and more.

Hear about the student experience

"The internship was awesome because I was able to train for a management position and oversee staff. I was included in executive meetings, and I had a close relationship with the Hotel Manager and General Manager."

Innovating in tech

Traditionally known as a hospitality brand, Hilton is emphasizing skills in their early talent hiring strategy. They’ve been working with Handshake since 2019 to increase personalized outreach and focus on their talent brand, driving awareness to young job seekers that Hilton is a great place to launch a tech career.

How they win with Gen Z
  • Managers care
  • Socially responsible
  • Work is impactful