If your company has an established recruiting relationship with Chicago Booth, please contact:
Jennifer Franke, Assistant Director of Employer Relations, 773.702.4286
If your company is new to recruiting at Booth and would like to learn more, please contact:
Heather Rice, Associate Director of Employer Relations, 773.834.0243
Investment management continues to be a top area of interest amongst Chicago Booth students and alumni. Over the last five years, 7 - 10 percent of the full-time class alone has pursued a career in investment management. With a diverse interest in the industry ranging from hedge funds to family offices and research analysis to portfolio management, Booth students and alumni are able to successfully apply their rigorous quantitative training from Chicago Booth to their careers within the industry.
Recruit at Booth
At Chicago Booth, we believe that not all firms are the same. Our team can help your company create a targeted recruiting strategy. Whether you are recruiting for a single executive position geared towards our alumni or a class of interns, we have the resources to help.
Post a Job
Career Services provides a year-round, free-of-charge job posting service through Global Talent Solutions (GTS), our online recruiting portal. Through GTS, recruiters can post, view and edit job postings for all Booth candidates, including current students seeking entry-level MBA opportunities, as well as alumni and students in the executive MBA programs who are seeking more senior-level opportunities.
Recruiting on campus is an efficient and effective way to source candidates for full-time and internship positions.
There are many ways to recruit on campus:
- Attend a multi-firm Corporate Networking Night
- Conduct Meet-n-Greet sessions with small groups of students
- Present to and network with students at a Corporate Conversation
- Interview students at Harper Center
For full-time positions, most recruiting events are held in September and October. Most interviews take place in October and November. Internship recruiting events begin in mid-October. Interviews take place in late January through February. We’re also happy to facilitate just-in-time interviews and events outside our peak recruiting periods.
Our expert relationship managers are knowledgeable about your industry and the current recruiting landscape. They can help you create a recruiting strategy tailored to your specific needs, and guide you through each step of the recruiting process.
Chicago Booth has several online, easy to search resume databases. You can search the resume databases for a variety of criteria that allow you to find candidates who fit your needs, including:
- Previous work experience
- Academic concentrations
- Student group membership
- Industry and function preference
- Work authorization
- Languages spoken
- Location preference
Resume databases include talent from our Full-Time MBA Program, as well as diverse and experienced talent from our Evening MBA and Weekend MBA programs and alumni.
Partner with Student Groups
Chicago Booth student groups host conferences, speaker series, mock interviews, lectures, panel discussions, and many other activities that focus on career interests and professional development. Working with these student groups can be a valuable resource to enhance your campus visibility and recruiting efforts.
Among the ways your company can get involved is to provide speakers or sponsorship. We encourage you to contact the below mentioned group co-chairs to learn more about building relationships through involvement in student group events.
Full-Time MBA Student Groups
Hedge Fund Group
Investment Management Group
Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Student Groups
Investment Management Club
Attend or Participate in an Event
Every year, Chicago Booth hosts dozens of events meant to provide educational, social and networking opportunities for Chicago Booth students and alumni.
Chicago Conversations are just one example of the events hosted around the world. These events provide a rich dialogue among industry leaders thriving in a particular city. Booth corporate partners and the community are invited to hear about industry trends and network with Booth talent.
If you are interested in representing your company at one of these events by being a speaker, sitting on a panel or hosting an event at your office, please email us.
Interested in sponsoring a student group event? Please reach out directly to the student group co-chairs. For additional sponsorship activities or more information on how to get your company involved at Booth, please contact Nancy Johnston, senior associate director of corporate relations.