Handshake recognizes CohnReznick with third Early Talent Award

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    New York, NY – March 13, 2024 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, today announced that its outreach and educational programs for college students have earned the firm Handshake’s Early Talent Award for the third time.
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    Of the more than 900,000 companies using Handshake, CohnReznick is one of only 257 employers to receive the award this year. The firm ranked highly across the award program’s four performance areas: brand resonance, talent engagement, event participation, and relationship building. 

    Founded in 2014, Handshake has grown to become the leading early career community in the U.S. with a mission to ensure that all college students have equal access to meaningful careers. Today, Handshake has more than 15 million active student users and more than 1,500 educational institution partners, including four-year colleges, community colleges, boot camps, and 300+ minority-serving institutions.

    “CohnReznick’s People & Culture team is dedicated to helping students learn how a career in public accounting can be multifaceted and fulfilling while also delivering a best-in-class experience for those who choose to join our firm,” said Imad Khoury, National Director, Talent Acquisition. “This award—our third Early Talent Award from Handshake—is a measure of our continued commitment to creating an exceptional people experience – from campus recruiting to our onboarding programs to our award-winning internship curricula. On behalf of the entire team, I would like to thank Handshake for this prestigious recognition.”

    Per Handshake, “Awarded annually and now in its fourth year, the Handshake Early Talent Awards (ETAs) celebrate the best employers for people starting their careers and spotlight organizations that are powering the future of work and honor innovative, visionary employers that drive the next generation of early talent recruiting on Handshake. The awards program recognizes employers for best-in-class talent engagement and celebrates the top workplaces that attract Gen Z.”

    About Handshake 
    Handshake’s mission is to democratize access to opportunity, and Handshake is the best place to start or accelerate a career—no connections, experience, or luck required. Our community includes 15M+ students and young alumni from 1,500+ educational institutions, including four-year colleges, community colleges, boot camps, and 300+ minority-serving institutions. We connect emerging talent with 900K+ employers—from Fortune 500 companies to thousands of public school districts, healthcare systems, nonprofits, and more.