5 Companies Hiring Entry-Level IT Professionals

Entry-level IT professionals can work across a variety of industries, ranging from financial services to pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Written by Margo Steines
Published on Apr. 25, 2024
5 Companies Hiring Entry-Level IT Professionals
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Information technology covers a broad spectrum of job roles, ranging from help desk technicians and quality assurance testers to web developers and systems analysts. With employment in IT projected to continue growing, it can be an attractive field for recent college graduates or professionals interested in a change in career.  Check out the below companies that hire entry-level IT professionals across industries like financial services, pharmaceutical development and machinery manufacturing.

Companies Hiring Entry-Level IT Professionals

  • John Deere
  • Pfizer
  • The Cigna Group
  • Wells Fargo
  • AbbVie


Companies Hiring Entry-Level IT Professionals

John Deere is an iconic American manufacturer of heavy machinery for agricultural, construction and forestry contexts. The company also makes components for industrial and marine equipment. The John Deere Information Technology Early Talent Development Program is geared toward recent college graduates and offers three years of on-the-job experience in full-time roles that rotate between various in-house areas like cybersecurity and software engineering.

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Pfizer is a global biopharmaceutical company that researches, develops, manufactures and markets therapeutic drugs, vaccines and other healthcare products. The Pfizer Digital Rotation is a program for new college graduates that allows them to spend two years rotating through a range of internal departments with a switch every six months. The intention of the program is to prepare entry-level professionals to hit the ground running in a role once they finish the program.


The Cigna Group provides health insurance products and policies to individuals, employers and government entities. The company offers a specialized program for entry-level IT professionals called the Technology Development Program. Participants receive training in technical as well as interpersonal and leadership skills through a combination of mentorship opportunities and professional rotations.


Wells Fargo is a diversified financial services company that offers personal and business banking through a network of local brick-and-mortar locations. It also provides business financing, mortgages, leases, credit card services, brokerage banking and venture capital investing. The Wells Fargo Technology Program meets new employees where they’re at and provides on-the-job training, mentorship and technical training on both an internship and full-time basis. 

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AbbVie is a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs that treat complex chronic conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease and plaque psoriasis. AbbVie offers several career opportunities for recent college graduates and entry-level recruits, including development programs with rotational assignments and internships that serve as pipelines to direct hiring. For example, the Business Technology Solutions Development Program covers three rotations over two years in areas like information security and data science.

Rose Velazquez contributed reporting to this story.

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