Career

With offices in Chicago, London, and Hong Kong, Chicago Booth’s Career Services team is dedicated to fostering career development and creating opportunities for Executive MBA students. You can find stories here that highlight our approach to career management, spotlight industry tracks, and profile examples of student and alumni successes. 

From Chicago to the World

In this post, we ask Michael Desiderio, Executive Director of the EMBA Council (EMBAC), for his thoughts on the 75th anniversary of Chicago Booth’s Executive MBA Program and the future of Executive MBA Programs globally.

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Participants of Chicago Booth's On Board 2017 Conference gather to talk

Chicago Booth's On Board conference is a day long event hosted by the Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI), a unique initiative supporting the aspirations of Chicago Booth students and alumni to impact social issues. Take a look into this year's event and learn more about how Booth creates impact from the classroom to the boardroom.

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Employer Sponsorship

It’s no secret that employer sponsorship of Executive MBA Programs has shifted over the last decade. While sponsorship to an MBA Program used to be commonplace, more EMBA students are self-funding their way than ever before; industry-wide, 39.8% of incoming EMBA students were self-funded in 2014. However, there is still reason to believe that you can successfully petition your company for help with financing your MBA. We reached out to several students to get their take on how they created a successful path towards entering a sponsorship agreement with their companies

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New Venture Challenge

Prem Iyer is CEO & Co-Founder of Rekonnex, a professional networking platform designed for private social networks. Rekonnex (formerly Aluminate) was started at Chicago Booth when Prem and two other classmates competed in and won the Global New Venture Challenge [GNVC]. Since graduating from the Executive MBA Program in 2015, Prem and his co-founders have continued to grow the business. We caught up with Prem to hear more about his experience and where he sees the company heading.

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