Early Career Candidate? Consider Chicago Business Fellows!

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Are you interested in getting your MBA but fear you don't have enough experience to do so? Consider Chicago Business Fellows (CBF). A subset of Chicago Booth Evening MBA & Weekend MBA programs, CBF is designed for young professionals with three years or less of full-time work experience interested in earning an MBA while continuing to work.

THE CBF ADVANTAGE

As a Chicago Business Fellow, your MBA experience will be enhanced through several support methods. Your first quarter will consist of one or two academic courses and one required noncredit professional skills development seminar. You will receive peer coaching, and take part in unique cohort programming.

RICH HISTORY

In 2005, the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business launched Chicago Business Fellows, aimed at young working professionals hoping to earn an MBA concurrent with their employment. The fresh perspective and enthusiasm of early career candidates has not only enriched the classroom dynamic at Booth, but also our alumni impact within the community.

HOW TO APPLY

It's easy! Here's a list of items we'll need:

• Evening MBA or Weekend MBA application- please indicate you are a CBF applicant. 
• Nomination completed by your current supervision. Due one week before the CBF interview Day you
  choose to attend.
Two letters of recommendation - the nominator can also be one of the recommenders.
Transcripts - from all post-secondary educational institutions from which you have earned a degree (Note: 
 unofficial documents are acceptable for the application but official documents must be submitted if you are
  admitted.)
GAT or GRE scores
Resume
Essays

APPLICATION DEADLINES

For Evening application deadlines click here.

For Weekend application deadlines click here.

PROFILE OF CANDIDATE

Candidates for the Chicago Business Fellows (CBF) should have:

Demonstrated excellent scholarship, leadership potential & maturity

An undergraduate degree completed before matriculation into Chicago Booth

Three years or less of full-time work experience (give or take a few months)

employed or have a contract for employment in a corporate environment by the start of enrollment at Chicago Booth & remain employed throughout the duration of the MBA program

GET TO KNOW THE STUDENTS

Watch Kandace Barker, current Evening MBA student & CBF participant, talk about her experience at Chicago Booth.

Become a part of this growing, dynamic community at Chicago Booth by submitting your application today! Have questions & want to learn more? We're always here to assist. Send us an email, or send us a Tweet.