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Last Updated Mar 18, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 33: Keith Bevans of Bain & Company Discusses Consulting, Recruiting and More

Bain & Company—widely considered one of the most elite consulting firms in the world—is a coveted post-MBA destination for students at top business schools in every part of the globe.  Our guest today, Keith Bevans, is a partner in Bain & Company’s Chicago office and also heads Bain’s global consultant... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 7, 2019 by

London Business School Talks Women in Finance

For decades, women have been trying to break the “glass ceiling” in the world of finance to reach senior level positions. Unfortunately, the ceiling is made of pretty thick glass. To achieve gender balance in finance, change is required at every level, according to London Business School alumnae Sarah Bates... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 8, 2018 by

Gettin’ Paid: Recent Harvard MBA Grads See Starting Salaries North of $160K

Harvard Business School (HBS) this week joined other top MBA programs in publishing employment stats for its most recent graduates. Top takeaways? Try starting salaries exceeding $160,000. This year’s median base pay, $140,000, is up $5,000 over last year. In addition, 65 percent of the class earned median sign-on bonuses of another... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 22, 2018 by

Morgan Stanley Still Loves MBAs and the Feeling Is Mutual

Though interest in finance careers has never completely recovered after the global crisis of 2008, investment banks like J.P. Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley are still in-demand recruiters among many MBA students. (Although this just in: J.P. Morgan Chase is letting go of 100 people in its asset... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 20, 2018 by

Fridays from the Frontline: 3 Ways Marketing at Booth Led to Summer Internship Success

Fridays from the Frontline The opportunity for internships between the first and second years of business school is one of the things that sets full-time two-year MBA programs apart from other degree options. MBA students endeavor to land the best internships they can in fields they want to explore or... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 7, 2018 by

How These Stanford GSB Students Broke the Rules with Their MBA Summer Internships

For many business school students, there’s a simple formula where summer internships are concerned. Target a company where you aspire to work, recruit successfully for a summer internship, perform well and show your smarts. Voilá, come summer’s end, you’ve landed your post-MBA job. Especially in some industries—consulting and investment banking,... Read more »

Last Updated May 10, 2018 by

Gearing Up for Orientation: NYU Stern One-Year MBA Programs in Tech, Fashion

As it prepares to welcome students for orientation next week, NYU Stern School of Business has shared preliminary class profiles for its two new specialized one-year MBA programs—the Andre Koo Tech MBA and the Fashion & Luxury MBA. Stern announced the launch of the new May-to-May programs one year ago. The inaugural... Read more »

Last Updated May 8, 2018 by

Why McKinsey & Company Loves Hiring MBAs

McKinsey & Company is considered one of the most prestigious management consultancy firms in the world, with a clientele that includes 80 percent of the world’s largest corporations, along with an extensive list of governments and non-profit organisations. The firm is also a prestigious landing spot for MBAs following graduation.... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 24, 2018 by

Top MBA Recruiters: Starbucks

So, the following post about Starbucks as a top MBA recruiter ran on our sister site, MetroMBA, before the coffee giant was propelled into the headlines by an event at one of its Philadelphia locations that raised questions around the issues of race and discrimination. Starbucks responded by announcing that... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 19, 2018 by

Four Reasons to Consider a Startup MBA Internship

Sponsored Content by Kathleen McGuirk, Kellogg MBA ’18 This summer, I interned at CommonBond, a fintech startup tackling higher education financing. CommonBond was the second fintech company I worked at, and one of the reasons I chose to return to work in a startup was because I thrive off the energy... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 11, 2018 by

Looking to Own Your Own Career? New Kellogg Career Video Series Tells You How

The Career Management Center (CMC) at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management recently launched the “Own Your Own Career” video series aimed to develop brave leaders. The series was created for prospective and current students, along with alumni, to discuss aspects of managing a career throughout its life cycle. The... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 9, 2018 by

The Allure of AI: Haas Student Conference Tackles Complex Issues

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in almost every industry in the business world today. And there’s plenty to chew on, particularly when it comes to its ethical and financial implications. Some intrepid MBA students at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business have set out to tackle a few... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 21, 2018 by

How to Break into the “MBB”—Best Business Schools for Landing Top Consulting Jobs

With starting salaries in the $140,000 to $150,000 range and a customary $25,000 signing bonus on top of that, it’s no wonder so many business school students target the prestige consulting firms known as the “MBB”—McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and Bain & Company—as their post-MBA landing pads. That $170,000+... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 16, 2018 by

Scoring a Job at Salesforce with Your MBA

Salesforce, one of the country’s highest valued cloud computing companies, is actively looking for promising MBA graduates, offering diverse opportunities in tech, business, and sales. Since it’s founding in 1999, Salesforce has been growing wildly, becoming the first enterprise cloud company tor each $10 billion in revenue as of August... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 13, 2018 by

How Can You Land a Post-MBA Job at Deloitte?

In 2017, Deloitte placed 11th out of “Fortune’s 100 Best Companies” to work for. It achieved its top slot thanks to the company’s focus on work/life balance where “you decide how fast paced/slow paced you want to take it.” In fact, 91 percent of Deloitte employees say their workplace is... Read more »

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