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Evening MBA Program

Career Development

Get a promotion. Make a career switch. Start a new business venture. Wherever you're headed, the Jones MBA Career Center helps you get there.

Evening MBA students have a broad range of experience, skill sets and career aspirations. Career Services support is integrated as an important part of your Evening MBA experience, with designated career development advisors coordinating services for Evening MBA students. We offer individual career coaching to help you clarify career paths and establish targeted goals to meet your personal development objectives.

The Jones MBA Career Center supports a variety of career changes: transitioning to new functional areas, changing companies, and shifting industries. You'll have access to a range of resources to help you refine your career strategy, develop your action plan, and position your skills for promotion within your current organization, or to start a career with a new employer.

Career Development Resources
  • Career Advancement Workshop
    Our Career Advancement Workshop is designed to support you in meeting your individual career goals. The workshop covers these and other topics:
    • Job Search Techniques
    • Company research and resources
    • Networking and alumni panel
    • Mastering behavioral, case, and virtual interviews
    • Campus recruiting at scheller
    • Developing a high impact resume
    • Written communications
    • Personal branding and social media
    • Developing and communicating a personal positioning statement
    • Compensation and offer negotiations
  • MBA Business Buzz: A special portal accessible to Georgia Tech Evening MBAs in their final year of the program, where students can post resumes, gather information about job opportunities, and register for information sessions and other recruiting events.
  • Resume Books: Resumes of graduating MBA students seeking full-time employment and first-year students seeking internships are made available to companies that choose to recruit remotely.
  • Career Leader: A career self-assessment tool, used by more than 260 top business schools and corporations worldwide to identify student career interests with sample MBA jobs, areas of strength, and helpful information on organizational fit.
  • Optimal Interview System: A video-based interview preparation system allowing you to customize practice sessions and record responses to critique your performance.
  • Practice Interviews: Interview with and receive immediate feedback from career services team members.
  • MBA Conferences and Career Fairs: Career advisors and students participate in several Georgia Tech career fairs and the country's largest association and industry career fairs. Students are encouraged to attend the National MBA Career Fairs:
    • National Association of Women MBAs
    • National Black MBA Association & Prospanica
    • Reaching Out - LGBT MBA Conference
    • Asian MBA Conference
    • MBA Veterans Career Conference
Recruiting Companies

More than 100 companies recruit Georgia Tech MBA students through the Jones MBA Career Center each year, representing functional areas such as leadership development, strategic and functional consulting, operations and supply chain, technology, business analytics, corporate finance, and marketing.

Companies that have recently recruited Georgia Tech MBA candidates:

  • ADP
  • Alexander Group
  • Amazon
  • AT Kearney
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Bose
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Capgemini Consulting
  • CBRE
  • Cisco
  • Citrix
  • Cox Enterprises
  • Deloitte
  • Delta Air Lines
  • E&J Gallo
  • Eaton
  • Emerson
  • Equifax
  • Ericsson
  • EY
  • First Data
  • Fiserv
  • FTI Consulting
  • GE
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HD Supply
  • HP
  • Humana
  • IBM
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • KPMG
  • LexisNexis
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Manheim
  • McKesson
  • Microsoft
  • MorganFranklin Consulting
  • North Highland
  • PwC
  • ScottMadden
  • Southstar Energy Services
  • Systems Evolution
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • The Home Depot
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • UPS
  • USAA
  • VMware Airwatch
MBA Career Center Staff

Our career center staff has years of professional experience and understand industry dynamics. In addition to college recruiting expertise, advisors have a wide range of corporate experience, and have served in various career development, human resources, and management roles at industry-leading companies.

Because career advisors also manage relationships with companies recruiting MBAs, they know the skills recruiters are looking for and how to help you prepare for the MBA job market.

David Deiters, Executive Director

David Deiters

404.385.2900

David Deiters.

Kelley Broome, MBA Career Services Manager
Kelley Broome

Kelley Broome

404.894.2620

Kelley Broome joined the MBA Career Services team in April 2013. Her past experiences include 14 years of recruiting for university admissions and study abroad programs. Most recently she worked with graduate programs and admissions for Scheller College of Business. Kelley communicates with recruiting companies, executives, and students on MBA processes and procedures. She also manages the corporate job database and organizes information sessions, resume drops, MBA Career Services events, and on-campus interviews. She received her M.S. in College Student Personnel from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Patrick Manigault, Corporate Relations Manager
Patrick Manigault

Patrick Manigault

404.385.3294

Patrick Manigault joined the MBA Career Services team in July 2017 with a consulting and executive coaching background. Recently, for six years, Patrick served as manager of talent development and executive coach at Slalom Consulting. Previously, he spent almost seven years as a talent and organization consultant at Accenture. Patrick received his Ph.D. from Georgia Tech in physics after completing an M.S. at Hampton University and a B.A. from the University of Virginia, both in physics.

Caroline Player, Corporate Relations Manager
Caroline Player

Caroline Player

404.894.1913

Caroline Player joined the MBA Career Services team in February 2016 after working in alumni career services at the Georgia Tech Alumni Association for nine years. She has also advised business and engineering students at the University of South Carolina Career Center. Caroline provides career coaching to the working professionals in the Evening MBA program as well as growing and maintaining relationships with employers that hire MBA students. Caroline has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Business Administration: Finance. She also has a M.Ed. degree in Student Personnel Services from the University of South Carolina.
Lauren Porter, Corporate Relations Manager
Lauren Porter joined the MBA Career Services team in July 2017 from AT&T in Dallas where she participated in the leadership development program after graduating with an MBA from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. She completed rotations as a network services manager, a benefits manager, as well as a learning and development consultant. Lauren had eight years of business experience prior to her MBA, and her undergraduate degree is marketing from the University of Richmond.
Kristen Pratt, Corporate Relations Manager
Kristen Pratt

Kristen Pratt

404.385.3103

Kristen Pratt joined Georgia Tech in 2017. After she graduated from Cornell, she spent three years with Procter & Gamble in the strategic sourcing area. Kristen then attended The Wharton School for her MBA. Upon graduation, she joined Bain & Company as a consultant in Atlanta for two years. After time with Turner Broadcasting as senior director of strategic planning, Kristen returned to Bain as director of consulting operations and human resources for eight years.
Kevin Stacia, Corporate Relations Manager
Kevin Stacia

Kevin Stacia

404.385.4148

Kevin Stacia joined the MBA Career Services staff in February 2013, after having worked in Georgia Tech Career Services for three years as a Career Specialist. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, he worked for 20 years as a Human Resources professional with several high tech companies including Scientific Atlanta, HP, and Agilent Technologies. During his tenure at Agilent Technologies, Kevin served as the Global Campus Program Manager for their Life Sciences business unit. He received his MBA from Clark Atlanta University. Kevin is responsible for providing career coaching to MBA students and managing the relationships for a portfolio of companies seeking to recruit MBAs.