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Early Career Leadership Program

Fast track the start of your career!

Our Program

Belden's unique Early Career Leadership Program (ECLP) is a three year, cohort-based development plan for recently graduated seniors looking to jump start their careers. As one of our "class", you'll have regular opportunities to connect with peers while participating in a challenging, highly interactive, and action based learning curriculum.

Quality Feedback

Receive individualized feedback with the mentoring support of a senior leader

Peer Networks

Connect with peers through action-learning projects and build meaningful relationships

Role Rotations

Gain valuable exposure to different technologies, brands, and businesses over 3 year period

Intense Training

Fast-paced learning environment designed to spark leadership potential

Program Tracks


We are looking for talented, driven and passionate people who aspire to lead others in a finance arena and are excited to join an early career program that offers robust hands-on development over a three year duration.

From day one, you will become an active member of our finance and accounting team. Working on a role rotation basis you will have the opportunity to get exposure to our different brands, businesses and technologies. As one of our class of 2020, you will have regular opportunities to connect with peers from other Belden early career functional leadership programs as you participate in a highly interactive and action based learning curriculum. The content of this curriculum will be designed to build your knowledge of our core business systems, develop your business acumen, and create a strong foundation for your finance and leadership skills. Team members will also receive individualized feedback throughout the program along with the mentoring support of a leader in Belden.

Positions within the Finance & Accounting Early Career Leadership Program will be based out of our facilities in Richmond, IN; Indianapolis, IN; Syracuse, NY; Elizabeth, NJ; St. Louis, MO; Washington, PA; Fremont, CA; Grass Valley, CA; Tijuana, Mexico; Nogales, Mexico; and Cobourg, Ontario.


  • Passionate, enthusiastic individuals who are ready to take on a challenge and are committed to continuous improvement and driving results
  • Pursuing a bachelor's in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrate leadership aptitude with the desire to build a career in the financial world
  • At least two, relevant internships or less than one-year working experience is required
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis without sponsorship

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Belden recognized my hard work, results and desire for advancement. I received many opportunities that have kept me challenged, motivated and learning.

Logan, Purdue University:
Belden Director of Materials

I felt like I had a voice from Day 1 of my internship. It wasn't some simple intern project—it was the opportunity to make a real impact on the business, grow as an individual, and contribute to an amazing team.

Kristen, Michigan State University:
Belden VP of Global Marketing

When a company strives to be better today than it was yesterday, every role becomes an important piece to the company's success. To me, there's nothing more rewarding than knowing my work played a part in the bigger picture.

Jacob, Indiana University:
Belden Global Sales Controller