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Early Talent Awards

Celebrating the best employers for Gen Z careers


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Johnson & Johnson

2x winner
Tech Transformer

About the program

Johnson & Johnson is the world's largest and broadest healthcare company. It offers students internships, co-ops, leadership development programs, and full-time roles for students.

Hear about the student experience

"I liked that Johnson & Johnson gave me the freedom to explore my interests. I always felt like they believed in me and treated me as an equal. This job prepared me for the real world and helped me find my passion for marketing."

Innovating in tech

Johnson & Johnson is changing the future of health for humanity, but solving those really big problems requires people with unique digital skills. Whether they’re 3D-printing body parts, plugging surgeons into AR and VR headsets or building surgical robotics to detect cancer, J&J needs to be at the forefront of tech and digital skills. With Handshake, they’ve embraced skills-based recruiting to build a pipeline for in-demand tech students and are able to focus especially on bringing more women in STEM into their organization. They’ve been able to increase applicants' diversity by more than 2x since partnering with Handshake.

How they win with Gen Z
  • High performance
  • Structured mentorship
  • Managers care