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Career Strategies Center and Resources at Brandeis IBS


Our Career Strategies Center takes a personal approach to your career, offering customized planning to help you achieve your goals - whether that is serving in a leading public institution, starting your own organization, joining a leading global company, or working in a major financial service firm.

From the moment you arrive on campus, we begin working with you to assess your skills and experiences.

Our team includes full-time staffExecutives-in-Residence, and faculty members who collectively provide career counseling and job and internship search support to students.


Our 2015 graduates found success in a number of high-demand fields across the globe. Brandeis IBS alumni serve and lead in our network of public- and private-sector organizations worldwide, including those below:

  • Banking & Finance: Bank of America, Fidelity Investments, JP Morgan Chase, State Street Corporation
  • Consulting & Professional Services: Bain & Company, IHS Global Insight, McKinsey & Company, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Corporate & Technology: Apple, EMC, Google, IBM, Lufthansa
  • Government & Nonprofit: African Development Bank, U.S. Federal Reserve, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Monetary Fund (IMF)


Personalized career planning, education, and resources enable students at Brandeis IBS to:

  • Share strengths, interests, and priorities relative to their career goals
  • Understand job tracks and their relationship to courses taught at Brandeis IBS
  • Identify career opportunities in their field of interest
  • Create powerful marketing materials (resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles)
  • Understand and implement the power of networking
  • Speak persuasively in interviews and situations of self-promotion
  • Utilize multiple job-search platforms, such as MBAFocus and Glassdoor
  • Attend career fairs and company visits on- and off-campus with companies such as Citibank, National Grid, State Street, Analysis Group, Goldman Sachs, EMC and Fidelity
  • Apply for internship opportunities and awards
  • Access job skill and aptitude assessments - including the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT), which connects students to more than 25,000 recruiters worldwide