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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.

MBA Jobs Clinic

Ask the Expert pfeatures

A panel of experts answered readers’ in a live Q&A on looking for a job

Business school videos

Paul Smith of the CFA
Paul Smith, president of the CFA, says it is important to have technical and ethical skills
Job interview survival tips
Show problem-solving and good communication skills. Find out more about case interviews
Understand data analytics
Andrew Ainslie, Simon School’s dean at Rochester says theory must be backed by data
Dorie Clark
©Marilyn Humphries

How to build a positive online reputation

Create a blog and write about trends in your targeted industry

How to prepare for informal interviews

Talk to people who have jobs that you find inspiring

Sue Kline
©MIT Sloan

How to succeed in an internship

It is crucial to understand the company culture and be proactive

MBA jobs and salaries on the rise in 2015

GMAC says more companies to hire MBAs, particularly in the US

Big Data
©James Ferguson

Leaders need data analysis skills

Business school content is being adapted to suit market needs

Lawyer's wig and mortar board

Students lose faith in professional disciplines

Applications are down in both the legal and MBA sectors

James Ferguson illustration
©James Ferguson

Retiring executives signal a need for talent

EMBA programme aims to set the gold standard in mining management

Job market for MBAs to remain strong

Latest GMAC recruiter survey is good news for business graduates

Corinne Mills
©Personal Career Management

How to write a tailored CV

Reflect the recruiter’s priorities rather than your own

MBA Jobs Clinic Q&A: Entrepreneurship

Are you an MBA looking to start your own business?

How to manage job interview nerves

If you are invited for an interview, the desire on the recruiter for you to succeed is high

Networking can leave you down and dirty

Negative feelings can hinder career progress

Ask the Expert: MBA Jobs Clinic

Are you a graduate looking for a job?

Tips for switching careers

Highlight transferable skills in your profile and learn the language of your targeted role

How to achieve a work-life balance

Learn to delegate and let managers know your constraints

Web chat: Jennifer Whitten and Jared Barlow

Experts from WP Carey School answered career-related questions

Web chat: Bryn Panee Burkhart

MIT Sloan career expert answered questions on looking for a job

Universities should work with SMEs

Students with work experience will be more employable after graduation

Ask the Expert: MBA Jobs clinic – July 2014

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

Is name dropping a savvy strategy?

Mentioning your well-placed contacts in a tactful way can help you get ahead in the job search

How to leverage the value of your MBA

Think why a company does something and what results it measures

How to network as a career strategy

The best networkers are those who listen and offer help first

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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