Career Services for MSBA Students

MSBA students have access to a number of career management resources at the David Eccles School of Business, including two senior career counselors who work one-on-one with students. We are dedicated to providing resources to help students maximize their graduate education.

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, data jobs in the private industry grew 21 percent from 2003 to 2013, more than four times as much as overall private industry growth. Even in this ideal climate, landing the right job requires more than a degree. That’s why the Eccles School offers extensive career guidance for MSBA students. We develop and actively manage recruiting relationships with a growing number of companies, from Fortune 500 stalwarts to buzz-worthy start-ups.

With one-on-one coaching from our MSBA senior career counselors, we will help you:

Explore your Options

Whether you are coming into the MSBA program with a plan in place or you’re hoping to discover new territory, our career management programs will expand your idea of what is possible. Opportunities include:

  • Executive speaker visits
  • Local company visits
  • Career fairs
  • Company information sessions
Develop Your Custom Career Strategy

Our students are never alone in building a strategy for landing a great job or promotion after graduation or even during the program. With the assistance of our MSBA senior career counselors, you’ll develop a custom strategy designed to get you from interviews to offers.

  • MSBA Senior Career Counselors
  • Career Development course
Network and Interview with Confidence

Before you venture into the world to network and interview with future employers, we provide you an array of resources to help showcase your most marketable skills. From basics such as delivering a proper handshake or a crisp elevator pitch to something with countless intricacies such as conducting an interview over lunch, our career counselors help students understand the all-too-important intangibles of the career search.

  • Resume and cover letter writing
  • Elevator pitch
  • Workshops and conference preparation sessions
  • Mock interviews
  • Informational interview preparation
Access Opportunities to Connect

We know that one of the biggest keys to our students finding great jobs is networking, and it is our goal to generate as many opportunities as possible to connect students with potential employers. Whether it is a company information session, on-campus interview or a career fair, the opportunities to network and start building relationships start on day one. We give you the skills and confidence, provide access to opportunity and then let you make the magic happen.

Prepare for Success

For students who engage with career services from day one, success isn’t a question, it’s a certainty. And believe it or not, managing multiple offers or negotiating salary can be tricky terrain even for veterans. Our staff stands beside you during this part of your journey, with expert guidance on how to transition from the MSBA program into the job of your dreams. Advice may include:

  • Developing a professional social media presence
  • Mock interviews
  • Statistical information about standard salaries and industry offers
  • Offer negotiation / salary and benefits

Beyond the Classroom