People are at the core of everything we do. Our lab creates bespoke, scientific-based talent management and HR solutions and conducts research that is truly human-centric, emphasizing the employee experience and finding ways to promote flourishing at work.

But we are more than the product of our work. Our members are researchers and paid consultants, but joining our lab also means you are joining our family. We care about your personal development and pride ourselves in learning and growing from one another.

Interested in learning more about who we are, what we do and our approach? Let’s chat.

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Who we are

The Talent Innovation Lab at Claremont Graduate University serves as a bridge between academia and applied work in providing forward-thinking, evidence-based talent management strategies and practices. Our lab members have the unique opportunity to interact directly with clients and gain corporate work experience while working in multi-disciplinary teams. Additionally, the lab emphasizes individual development by providing leadership and growth opportunities, skill-focused workshops, and continuous feedback from both peers and project leads.

The Talent Innovation Lab was founded in March 2018. Currently, it contains over 20 masters and PhD students and has received over $300,000 in funding.

Our main client is Accenture, a Fortune-500 consulting company with nearly 500,000 employees across the world and over $40 billion in revenue. To date, we have worked on over 25 projects with their global talent innovation/management team.

Our Values

These are the values that drive us:

  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Self-Development
  • Inclusion
  • Curiosity

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Talent Innovation Lab to contribute to transformative change within people operations by providing them with innovation, strategic solutions and visionary insights. Our agile community of positive change agents uses a scientific, human-centered approach to maximize the benefits and minimize adverse impact across organizational levels and diverse groups at our client organizations.


If you’re interested in learning more about what we do as a lab, what we stand for, or how you can apply, we would love to talk to you.

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