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Career Development

Advance within your current company. Explore your career options. Enhance your leadership skills. Wherever you're headed, the Georgia Tech Scheller Executive MBA career services can help you get there.

Even though Georgia Tech Scheller Executive MBA (EMBA) students are established professionals who are further along their career paths, career services are an invaluable part of the EMBA program experience. EMBA career services provides students with the one-on-one coaching, resources, and tools they need to proactively manage their career growth and reach their goals.

EMBA career services supports a variety of career changes: transitioning to new functional areas, changing companies, shifting industries, moving into leadership roles, or starting a business. Students gain access to an executive career coach, Cynthia Lynch, who is a dedicated Board Certified Coach (BCC) with over 20 years of experience and a background in business, psychology, and coaching.

Average 15% salary increase from program start to graduation
37% experienced a change in job level while in the program

Executive MBA Career Development Resources

Charting your career path is a process of continual discovery. We provide a variety of resources to help you position your skills for career growth and change.

Executive 1:1 Career Coaching

We offer one-on-one executive career coaching throughout your program and work with you individually to clarify your interests, motivators, values, and strengths. We support you through the process to help you achieve your unique individual career goals.

Career Development Workshops

Our workshops are designed to help you develop and manage your career. Workshops cover these and other topics:

  • Developing and applying an effective career development strategy
  • Networking strategies that work
  • Development of a customized executive resume and LinkedIn profile
  • Guidance in evaluating and negotiating job offers
Resume and LinkedIn Reviews, and Practice Interviews

Work with your EMBA career coach to review and update your resume and LinkedIn profile to better attract employers.  Also, refine your interview skills through practice interviews with your career coach to help put your best foot forward during your next interview.

Career Lunch Chats

During our lunch chats, career services briefly cover a career topic, take time for Q&A, and then focus on student introductions and networking. These chats are held several times monthly in a virtual format to make it easy for you to participate.

Career Advancement Work Team

This EMBA student group is for those who are in the active job search phase and want a support and accountability group. Meetings are held virtually and groups are created as needed.

Alumni Career Journey Webinars

These webinars feature EMBA alumni who share their career journey stories and advice. There is also an opportunity for alumni to answer questions from the attending students and for students to interact directly with alumni.


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