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Brunch with Cognizant - Site Visit

Friday, March 24 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

Cognizant Technology Solutions 5001 Statesman Drive Irving Tx 75063


Company Introduction/Corporate Overview

Interview Do’s and Don’ts

STAR Method

Tour of Facilities

Senior Leadership Speaker Spotlight – How you can make an impact and advance your career



Target Audience: Juniors and Seniors, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering.

The Bios:

Cognizant: At Cognizant, we consider it our responsibility to make people feel at home in the future, no matter how technology enabled it becomes. So we are committed to helping solve some of humankind’s most difficult challenges in a way that is beneficial and comfortable for people through the work we do, and through investing in training people around the world with the digital skills needed to do that work. We engineer modern businesses to improve everyday life.


Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Cognizant specializes in helping some of the world’s most established companies to stay the most loved brands in today’s fast-changing technology landscape by advancing every aspect of how they serve their customers: digitizing their products, services and customer experiences; automating their business processes; and modernizing their technology infrastructures.

Lisa Marie Resendez (Executive, Diversity & Inclusion Sourcing)– Lisa Marie (yes, her full first name) joined Cognizant in May 2022. Prior to her career with Cognizant, Lisa Marie worked for UT Austin as an Admissions Counselor. She is passionate about helping underrepresented populations reach higher education and equity in the workplace.  ​

Lisa Marie graduated UT Austin in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies and Bachelor of Art in Mexican American and Chicano/a Studies. Lisa Marie is from San Antonio, TX and currently lives in Dallas, TX. She has studied abroad in Cape Town, South Africa and Beijing, China. Outside of work, Lisa Marie loves to travel, go to concerts, try new food places and adventure! She is a big fan of basketball, musicals and brunch!

Kelsey Brice (Manager, Diversity & Inclusion Sourcing Lead) - Kelsey joined Cognizant in 2014. She was the first Campus Recruiting Coordinator and focused on back end operational tasks. Two years later, she moved into a Recruiter role which led her to be able to interact with candidates in person and witness the full recruitment cycle. In 2021, she navigated back over to operations to lead and develop our team of recruiting coordinators. During the summer of 2022, Kelsey once again pivoted roles at Cognizant and is currently leading the Diversity & Inclusion sourcing team for Campus Recruitment .Kelsey graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science.  She is passionate about creating interactive experiences with candidates and new hires and helping them shape their professional journey. Kelsey lives in Texas and enjoys staying active by going to the gym and hiking with her puppy, Frodo. She loves to read, visit art museums, go to concerts and to travel!


Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 10 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Meetings & Conferences

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students


Career and Professional Development


Jonsson Career Services
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
Contact Information
Lacey Henderson
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