TCS hires 174 college graduates in US
Country''s largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today said it has hired 174 college graduates this year in the US.This hiring is a continuation of TCS'' efforts in adding STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) jobs to meet the demands of its global customers, TCS said in a statement.

Over the past four years, TCS has recruited over 500 highly-skilled college graduates across the US, it added. These new recruits hail from 26 states plus the District of Columbia across 71 different universities.

While 74 of the graduates joined in April and June, the remaining 100 newcomers ill join TCS in waves throughout the summer, it said. The new employees will undergo TCS'' Initial Learning Programme, a 6-12 week long talent development training, at the company''s Cincinnati facility.

After the completion of training, 100 of the recruits will be based at the Cincinnati campus, which already has a workforce of over 600 employees.

The remaining 74 will be working in locations across the country to support the business growth in those markets. “We view new college hires as an opportunity to grow our highly skilled workforce and help support economic growth across the country,” TCS President of North America, UK and Europe Operations Surya Kant said.

In June this year, TCS joined US2020 as a Founding Leadership Partner. US 2020 is a national STEM Education initiative that aims to engage one million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals in mentorship opportunities by the year 2020.