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MBA Career Paths

Brandeis IBS' MBA Prepares Graduates for Exciting Careers

Our MBA program aims to do more than prepare you to be World Ready – we want to empower you to shape your world. Your career after Brandeis should be rewarding for you personally and professionally. But, if you are like most of our students, you will also want your work to make a positive impact on others.

In pursuit of these professional goals, our MBA graduates have gone into a wide range of industries, working in financial institutions, consulting firms, multinational companies, NGOs, start-ups, nonprofits and more. They have accepted positions in countries as diverse as the United States, Germany, Kazakhstan, Japan, and the United Kingdom. One-half of our MBA alums work outside the United States.

MBA Alumni Profiles

Anna Guelzim

Game, Set, Match

Anna Guelzim, MBA '11

Guelzim cites Brandeis IBS as one of her most invaluable experiences in a path to professional success

An image of Anushka KC, MBA '13

Bringing the heart of Nepal to America

Archana KC, MBA '13

After winning the Leonard J. Asper Startup Award and Bunson Investment Challenge, Archana KC MBA ’13 spent the summer building a new enterprise that found her taking a three-week trip to Nepal to meet with local farmers.

Career Advancement

Your first job after graduating from Brandeis IBS depends, in part, on your work experience when you arrived. Your language skills and international experience may also weigh into what kind of job offers you will get.

With three or more years of related work experience and a strong academic record at Brandeis IBS, our graduates are attractive candidates for "associate" positions in consulting companies and investment banks. Careers for MBAs, depending on experience, typically receive starting salaries ranging from $65,000 to $100,000.

Your MBA study prepares you for a long career, not just for your first job upon graduation. Brandeis IBS alumni have advanced rapidly to occupy a host of leadership positions at organizations ranging from major investment banks to management consulting firms.

Recent Brandeis IBS MBA Placements

Company Position Location
Citibank Management Associate New York
U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Specialist New York
EMC  Manager Boston
IBM Lead Information Developer Boston
KPMG Senior Manager Boston
Morgan Stanley Financial Consultant Boston
Nomura Research Senior Consultant Tokyo
Oracle Solutions Consultant Boston
Rice Group Analyst Kazakhstan
Smith Barney Associate London
Standard & Poor's Analyst Frankfurt
State Street Corporation Credit Risk Analyst Boston
TJX Senior Financial Analyst Boston
UBS Warburg Associate Tokyo
United Airlines Financial Associate

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