Nielsen Emerging Leaders Program



Location (s):

  • France
  • India
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • United States of America
  • Worldwide


Nielsen is the world’s leading market and media research company with 34,000 employees in more than 100 countries. At Nielsen, our Emerging Leaders Program is all about identifying, developing and investing in our next generation of leaders. Being selected for the program means you start your leadership career NOW, instead of years from now. No matter what your major or background, Nielsen is looking for the next generation of innovators and leaders. Up for the challenge? Jumpstart your career with Nielsen, a leader in global information and insights. Choose from one of four Emerging Leader programs.


Operations and Technology Emerging Leaders Program

This two-year program is focused on driving the convergence of data, processes, tools and people, and delivering cost leadership. Emerging leaders develop innovative technology and process improvement solutions to help clients grow and compete. Four career paths are available: Operations, Technology, Engineering and Data Sciences. Candidates assume roles of increasing responsibility that focus on vital business processes.

Emerging Technologist Program

The Emerging Technologist Program is all about developing and investing in the next generation of technical and scientific experts within the organization. Participants in this program enjoy a diverse and challenging set of rotational assignments, in-class technical and business training and unparalleled networking opportunities.

Commercial Emerging Leaders Program

Partner with our Watch and Buy clients to address their most complex business issues with opportunities in product leadership, analytics, innovation, and client service. You will gain experience in both our Watch and Buy businesses.

Finance Emerging Leaders Program

This two-year program provides exposure to financial planning and analysis, investment decision-making, controllership, risk management and valuation, and treasury operations on both the corporate and business unit level. The program's structure combines challenging coursework on financial topics, professional development and hands-on work experience.

Human Resources Emerging Leaders Program

In this two-year program, candidates work with Nielsen leaders to attract, retain, and develop the talent needed to grow our business and to help global clients succeed. Potential assignments include a rotation within a developing market (e.g., Brazil, Russia, India, China) and involve an HR specialty such as compensation, organization, leadership development, and staffing.

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