MBA Careers

The Financial Times MBA Careers hub will help you find the right internship or graduate job as well as giving you the latest careers advice.

Ask the Expert: MBA Jobs Clinic

Ask the Expert pfeatures

Are you an MBA graduate looking for a job? A panel of experts answered your questions

Business school videos

The route to innovation may be to copy someone else
Tara Swart
Subject shows link between brain function, physical well-being and workplace productivity
The early morning sun falls on commercial office buildings, including the Shard skyscraper and historic landmarks including Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London, as they stand on the banks of the River Thames in this aerial photograph looking west over the City of London on December 19 2013 ©Bloomberg
MBAs should look at business opportunities from urbanisation in developing countries
Bryn Panee Burkhart of MIT Sloan
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Web chat: Bryn Panee Burkhart

MIT Sloan career expert answered questions on looking for a job

Angela Ogier
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How to achieve a work-life balance

Learn to delegate and let managers know your constraints

Universities should work with SMEs

Students with work experience will be more employable after graduation

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Web chat: Jennifer Whitten and Jared Barlow

Experts from ASU’s WP Carey School of Business answered questions on the job search process

Becky Eisen
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Tips for switching careers

Learn the language of your targeted sector and profession

©James Ferguson

Students opt for internships with impact

MBAs want to make a social difference

Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert: MBA Jobs clinic – July 2014

Are you an MBA looking for a job? Read careers advice from our panel of experts

Jeffrey Kudisch
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Is name dropping a savvy strategy?

Mentioning your well-placed contacts can help in the job search

Leo Castellanos and Alfredo Ramire

Cass students’ venture has no comparison

EMBA duo replicate a UK digital business model

How to leverage the value of your MBA

Think why a company does something and what results it measures

Web chat: Chris Kovitz

Careers expert answered questions on the job search process

An internship is not a dress rehearsal

Students and employers need a bridge between the academic world and the world of work

Growth in fund industry to create jobs

Qualifications required vary widely by role

Finance graduates feel job-secure

The prospect of a further economic downturn is seen as a big threat to job security

How to network as a career strategy

The best networkers are good listeners who show an interest in others and offer help first

Ask the Expert: MBA Jobs clinic 2014

Are you an MBA graduate looking for a job?

Technology companies become magnet for MBA students

‘Historical shift’ seen as MBAs look beyond traditional roles

Amazon sets its sights on MBA students

The e-commerce group plans to hire hundreds of MBAs next year

Online preparations for the big job hunt

A legal expert looks at how to handle online privacy

Tough interview questions

Read some bizarre job interview questions encountered by MBAs

How to use LinkedIn for career success

Create a summary showing your strengths and areas of expertise

Tips for getting a consulting job

Develop your networking skills and build lasting relationships

How to stand out in a job interview

Do your research on the interviewer and the organisation

How to succeed at assessment centres

Show you have problem-solving skills and commercial acumen

Career fairs: dealing with awkwardness

Stay and ask questions if a recruiter gives you the brush-off

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