Korn Ferry Startup Program

Early career and recent graduate program.


Join us and fast-track your career with the world’s leading global talent consulting organization. Your journey with Korn Ferry begins with our investment in you through a world-class learning environment accelerating your time to contribution, building your skills and knowledge and developing our future talent industry leaders. We are looking for undergraduates and recent graduates who are curious and agile, with a passion for talent and innovation and interested in working across different industries on a variety of projects. Applicants must have a BA/BS degree with a minimum of 3.0 GPA required.

Korn Ferry Start Up participants will complete a six-week training program including a combination of classroom activities, hands-on simulations, and experiential learning. Our world-class program incorporates exposure to industry-leading subject matter experts, company leaders and enables you to begin to build your talent network – essential to your foundational and continued career growth.

Following successful completion of the program, graduates need to be open to potential relocation in the region based on the needs of the business and the role. Post program placement office locations in the region can include but are not limited to: Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco.


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We work with
of the FORTUNE 100
69 million
assessments taken
More than
4 billion
data points collected
Rewards data on more than
20 million
Each business hour, we place a candidate every
3 minutes
Located in more than
100 offices