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Job Source for Those Who Changed Employers Percent of Employed Students(1) Number of Employed Students(1)
School-Facilitated 55.7% 97
Campus Recruiting 21.8% 38
Direct Contact with Company – Existing School Relationship 10.9% 19
Alumni Contact 9.2% 16
Booth Job Posting/Resume Referral Service (GTS) 6.3% 11
Internship Sourced through Booth Job Posting 2.3% 4
Other Booth Source (e.g. Faculty/Staff/Student Groups) 5.2% 9
Direct Contact with Company 44.3% 77
Non-Booth Business Contact 14.9% 26
Organization Website/External Job Board 11.5% 20
Organization Contacted Student Directly 5.7% 10
Executive Recruiter/Search Firm 4.6% 8
Personal/Family Contact 2.9% 5
Internship Sourced through External Job Posting 1.1% 2
Internship Sourced through Personal/Business Contact 0.6% 1
Other Source 2.9% 5
All 100.0% 174
  1. Of the 393 survey respondents, 174 secured a new position with a new employer. The data on this page is based on the responses of those 174 students.

Source for all data: 2017 Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Employment Report

About the Data

When Evening MBA and Weekend MBA students choose to leverage their MBA for a career change varies. To account for this, the report tracks career changes upon graduation and one year post-graduation for those still seeking a change.

The 2017 Employment Report had a 90 percent response rate. Among respondents, 19 percent reported that they were not seeking a career change and stayed in their current position or left the workforce.

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