Brandeis International Business School

Networking and Recruitment

students at networking event

The Career Strategies Center helps students pursue permanent employment by creating opportunities to engage with companies and organizations on campus and around the world. We equip students with the skills needed to succeed in the ever-changing global job market and give them the chance to network with as many companies, recruiters and alumni as possible.

See some of our networking opportunities below.

Industry Treks

We arrange industry-based trips to leading companies to help students network for summer internships and full-time jobs. These visits to a diverse array of firms and industries have brought our students to:

  • New York — J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, AllianceBernstein, Infor, Y&R, Huge, Google
  • Washington, D.C. — World Bank, ;the International Monetary Fund, Nathan Associates Inc., Pat Breslin Consulting, Deloitte, Credit Suisse, BMO Harris Bank, NERA Economic Consulting
  • Seattle — Gates Foundation, Amazon, Microsoft, Starbucks, Big Fish Games (creator of Candy Crush)
  • Silicon Valley and San Francisco — Google, Facebook, Salesforce, Reflektive
Alumni Speaker Series

International Business School alumni regularly host career-focused campus events for students. These have included a “Crack the Case” consulting case interview workshop with a 1997 alum who is now director of strategy and operations at Bain & Company, and a virtual session hosted by a 2017 graduate who is an analyst at J.P. Morgan.

Company Information Sessions

Recruiters and other representatives from companies from around the world visit campus to give presentations and participate in panels. These representatives often include Brandeis IBS alumni who are excellent resources for students seeking internships or full-time jobs. Recent industry panels have featured:

  • Marketing VPs from HubSpot, iboss and Arnold Worldwide
  • Heads of academic research and engineering at Kensho Technologies
  • The founder and CEO of Cinch Financial
  • A researcher and program manager from State Street's Emerging Technologies Center
Industry Panels

Our office partners with the Hiatt Career Center at Brandeis University for on-campus Industry Nights and other career events open to the entire Brandeis community. Industry panels often feature panel discussions, individual and group networking, and the opportunity to meet with a wide variety of employers and alumni within specific fields of interest. Past industry nights have focused on Business, Consulting & Finance, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Marketing and Social Justice.

Job and Career Fairs

The Career Strategies Center works with students to not only share information on upcoming job/career fairs, but to prepare students for these vast networking opportunities. Past events include:

  • ASCEND National Convention & Career Fair
  • Asian MBA (AMBA) Leadership Conference & Career Expo
  • Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) Convention
  • Boston Career Forum (for Japanese-English bilingual job seekers)
  • MIT European Career Fair
  • National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) Annual Conference and Career Fair
  • National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Conference and Exposition
  • Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) Conference (for LGBT business students)

The Hiatt Career Center, in partnership with the Brandeis IBS Career Strategies Center and other groups across campus, also hosts a "Just in Time" Career Fair each spring for students to meet with employers and recruiters on campus.