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MBA Career Development

Make a career switch, advance in your current role, or start a new business venture. Wherever you're headed, the Jones MBA Career Center helps you get there.

Our mission is to prepare students for their job search and recruit companies to hire Full-time MBA students for summer internships and permanent employment.

We offer a variety of services to enhance your personal growth and job search skills.
We're dedicated to helping Full-time MBAs:

  • Develop a career strategy, identify job search targets, and explore MBA career options.

  • Prepare for the interview process and MBA job market.

  • Identify MBA recruitment opportunities for both summer internship and permanent employment.

Student Advisement

Full-time MBAs benefit from the personal attention of the program including a 27:1 student to advisor ratio. You will be assigned to a corporate relations manager who will advise you throughout the two-year program. Your advisor will get to know you personally, and help you develop an MBA career placement strategy to leverage your individual strengths.

Our career center staff has years of professional experience and understands industry dynamics. Because our corporate relations managers advise students and also manage relationships with companies' MBA recruitment teams, they know the skills recruiters are looking for and how to help you prepare for the MBA job market with MBA career options.

Career Development Resources

Planning your career path is a process of continual discovery. We provide a variety of resources to help you position your skills for paid summer internships and permanent employment. You'll learn job search skills that you'll use throughout your career.

  • Career Development Workshops
    Designed to help you get a head start on your summer internship and permanent job searches, you'll learn key skills including:
    • Developing and applying an effective job search strategy
    • Networking
    • Communicating your story
    • Developing a high-impact resume
    • Personal branding and social media
    • Preparing for competitive interviews and case interviews
    • Working national job fairs
  • MBA Business Buzz: A special job board only accessible to Georgia Tech MBAs, where students can post resumes, gather information about job/internship opportunities, apply for jobs and internships, 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.
  • CareerLeader: 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 professionals from our team.
  • 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 Black MBA Association Conference
    • Reaching Out - LGBT MBA Conference
    • MBA Veterans Career Conference
  • Lifetime Career Coaching:  Career support continues long after you graduate. Access to Georgia Tech Alumni Career Services includes:
    • JacketNet Jobs, a job search database exclusively for Georgia Tech alumni
    • Annual alumni career fair, where you'll meet more than 100 top employers
    • Career advice and workshops
    • Georgia Tech Alumni Linkedin group with 35K+ members and growing
    • Numerous networks and clubs around the world
MBA Career Center Staff

In addition to college recruiting expertise, Georgia Tech's MBA Career Services team has a wide range of corporate experience. Our MBA career development team members have served in various career development, human resources, and management roles at industry-leading companies.

We consistently rank a top 10 MBA program in the nation for MBA career placement as a result of the hard work of our MBAs on their job search combined with the corporate experience of our career services staff.

Dave Deiters, Executive Director

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Chia-Huan Ho, MBA Career Services Manager

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Larry Faskowitz, Corporate Relations Manager

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Kelley Broome, Corporate Relations Manager

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Lauren Porter, Corporate Relations Manager

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Kristen Pratt, Corporate Relations Manager

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Kevin Stacia, Corporate Relations Manager

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Career Results
Proof is in the placement and Georgia Tech graduates enjoy tremendous success. Our MBAs continuously achieve some of the highest job placement figures in the country for permanent positions and paid internships for first-year MBAs.

Average starting base salary $117,492
Employment three months after graduation
96%
Signing bonuses
Graduates receiving a signing bonus
Average signing bonus
85%
$28,202

91% of Class of 2019 submitted salary data

  • Delta Air Lines
  • Amazon
  • Deloitte
  • Accenture
  • AT&T
  • Coca-Cola
  • Nike
  • PwC
  • VMware

  • Delta Air Lines
  • Bank of America
  • Deloitte
  • AlixPartners
  • Cognizant
  • The Home Depot
  • UPS
  • Western Digital

Georgia Tech's MBA students are strong and successful competitors in regional and national job markets. Our students are recruited by firms from a broad range of industries for positions that offer opportunities for professional and personal growth and advancement.

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:

  • AB InBev
  • ADP
  • Alexander Group
  • AlixPartners
  • Amazon
  • Anthem
  • AT Kearney
  • AT&T
  • Autodesk
  • Bank of America
  • Capgemini
  • CBRE
  • Chewy
  • Cisco
  • Cognizant
  • Cox Enterprises
  • Deloitte
  • Delta Air Lines
  • E&J Gallo
  • Eaton
  • Emerson
  • EY-Parthenon
  • Fiserv
  • FTI Consulting
  • Ford
  • Gartner
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • General Mills
  • HD Supply
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • KPMG
  • LexisNexis
  • Microsoft
  • MorganFranklin Consulting
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • NextEra Energy
  • Nike
  • PwC
  • ScottMadden
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • The Home Depot
  • UPS
  • Verizon
  • VMware
  • Walmart