Finding a Job

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.

How to negotiate a job offer and salary

Cynthia Saunders-Cheatham, Director Two Year Residential MBA (2MBA) at the Johnson (JGSM) Career Management Center (CMC).

Take time to consider the offer and research the company

Business school videos

Paul Smith of the CFA
It is important to have technical and ethical skills
Job interview survival tips
Show problem-solving and communication skills
Understand data analytics
All theory must be backed by data
Angela Ogier
©Jessica McPhillips

What can I do if I hit a career plateau?

Seek options such as secondments, job shadowing and new projects

Helga Kirchner
©Esade

Case competitions can boost your profile

Taking part in a challenge can develop marketable skills

Lara Berkowitz
©London Business School

Make use of your school’s career services

A careers advisor can help you with the job search process

Ask the Expert pfeatures

MBA Jobs Clinic

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

Dorie Clark
©Marilyn Humphries

How to build a positive online reputation

Create a blog and write about trends in your targeted industry

Prepare for an informational interview

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

Students lose faith in professional disciplines

Applications are down in both the legal and MBA sectors

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

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

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