Full-Time MBA

Career Advancement

Expand your current role. Make the switch from engineer to product manager. Build a business. Let's face it -you're probably getting your MBA to further your career. Chicago Booth helps you get there - wherever "there" is. We give you the intellectual tools and leadership training you'll need to succeed in the business world. But, more importantly, we offer support throughout your working life - from getting that all-important first post-graduate job, to giving you the resources to help you grow and manage changes in your career.

As a Student

  • Last year, more than 250 firms participated in on-campus recruiting at Booth and +3,000 positions were posted on our online job board - representing a broad spectrum of MBA functions and industries of interest.
  • Since January 2009, Chicago Booth Career Services has expanded its Employer Relations team by five people. With team members based in Chicago, London, and Hong Kong, Employer Relations team members are industry or geographical specialists, spending most of their time travelling the globe, engaging recruiters, hiring managers, and championing alumni.
  • In 2011, over 90 percent of graduates had job offers within three months of graduation.
  • For students who were foreign nationals, 55 percent accepted positions in the United States.

To give you a sense of where students accepted full-time jobs and internships, you can view our latest Employment Report.

As an Alumnus

Career Services knows our alumni have to be prepared to successfully navigate several career transitions. That's why we provide career support to help you maintain your professional edge for the life of your career. Here are some of the ways we help.

  • You can upload your resume to the Chicago Booth Resume Database for Alumni and Part-Time Students that connects Chicago Booth alumni with top companies and executive search firms throughout the world.
  • Career Services offers individualized one-on-one coaching where you can address specific challenges you may be encountering in your job search.
  • Alumni have access to online job postings. They also can create customized email agents to keep them informed of new job postings.
  • Through CareerCast, an online, audio recording series, you can hear experts discuss a variety of career development topics, including making an industry or function change, managing employees, or taking the entrepreneurial plunge.