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MBA Career Paths in Marketing, Finance, Real Estate and More

Your Continued Career Mobility

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Graduates of our MBA program are armed with the knowledge, tools and skills needed to take their international business career to the next level. The completion of a master's degree in business administration builds on our students' real-world, professional experiences and connects them to top business practitioners and leading companies and organizations. 


Positioned For Success From Day One

100% of Brandeis IBS MBA students who sought an internship successfully secured one. $83k average reported salary, with our MBA graduate salaries ranging up to $150,000. 85% of reported job seekers secured employment within 6 months of graduation.

Career Paths Within MBA Fields of Study

The Brandeis IBS MBA program offers students the opportunity to concentrate their studies in marketing, real estate, data analytics, finance and global business. Student leave prepared to tackle challenges in companies and organizations around the world in a variety of roles and sectors, including corporate, technology, consulting, government, and nonprofit settings. Previous graduates have expanded their careers with positions as investment officers, portfolio managers, business development leads, product and brand managers, data scientists, real estate developers and commercial brokers. Faculty advisors, alumni mentors and staff within our Career Strategies Center work with MBA students to align their skills and passion with positions in their field of interest.

Recent MBA Employers and Positions

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

Chicago


MBA Career Resources

At Brandeis IBS, our MBA program is built to support students' career mobility. Our Career Strategies Center provides support from experiences and well-connected career counselors to help students map out and pursue their desired path.

Alumni Mentorship  

Our engaged and supportive community of over 3,000 alumni around the world readily share their time, insights and professional network connections with current students. Individualized pairings in our mentor program allow MBA students to consult with alumni throughout their job search and interview process, as well as receive tailored advice and best practices for working and succeeding in specific fields.

Global Industry Treks   

From San Francisco to Washington, D.C. to Toronto and Dublin, we bring students to leading organizations to help them network and explore the resources and opportunities available within specific fields.

Individualized Career Coaching  

All Brandeis IBS MBA students are paired with a career coach who helps them develop the skills and knowledge needed to conduct a successful job search and participate in interviews.

Networking Events   

Our Career Strategies Center offers opportunities for students to engage with alumni and companies through national career fairs, corporate information sessions, student-alumni networking events and more.


Enhancing Your Resume Outside the Classroom

Students in the MBA program have the opportunity to build on the work from their previous professional experience and on the work they do in the classroom through extracurricular programs focused on real-world experience. Activities include:

Clubs and Organizations   

Our student clubs, from professional and academic organizations to special interest groups, offer hands-on projects, industry insights and relationship building with other students, alumni, guest speakers and panelists.

Consulting Field Projects   

Consulting field projects provide students with a platform through which to polish professional skills in their fields of interest, including real estate, marketing, data analytics and finance.

Immersion Programs  

Students in the MBA program have the opportunity to participate in immersion programs to understand differences in global business practices. In countries such as Panama and Israel, students meet with local political, economic and business leaders to build understanding through in-field experience.

Simulation Competitions   

From real estate competitions with schools such as Cornell and Harvard to startup challenges in our own building, Brandeis IBS offers students a number of case competitions and simulation exercises for continued hands-on learning and networking opportunities.