You’ve aced the GMAT or the GRE, gotten into your dream college and commenced your dream life on campus. Assignments, exams, dissertations, case studies galore! Campus placements will knock at your door sooner than you know hence it is crucial to prepare for them from Day 1. Post-MBA job interviews can get taxing and being sufficiently prepared for them is the only way to ace them.
Top companies that hire Post-MBA grad students:
Finance - Morgan Stanley, AT Kearney, JP Morgan, KKR, Bain Capital, Blackstone, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Merrill Lync, Barclays, Wells Fargo
Consulting - McKinsey, KPMG, BCG, Deloitte
General Management - Microsoft, Amazon, BCG, Apple, Accenture, Google, Twitter, IBM, PwC
Healthcare - Roche, Novartis, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Abbott, Johnson & Johnson
Marketing - Unilever, Loreal, Esree Lauder, TikTok, DoorDash, Netflix
Human Resources - Wipro, L&T, Tata, Infosys, Nike, PepsiCo
Jobs opportunities post an MBA:
IT - IT Consultant, IT Manager, Technical Consultant, Project Manager IT, VP of IT, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Finance - Financial Specialist, Accounting Head, Audit & Tax Manager, Senior Financial Analyst, Chief Auditor, Director of Finance, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Financial Controller, Financial Consultant, Manager – Finance
General Management - Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Deputy Manager, General Manager, Associate Consultant, Principal Manager, Director of Strategy, Directions Manager, Director, Global Director, Regional Manager, Country Manager, Zonal Supervisor, VP of International Relations, Project Manager, Product Management, Strategy Consultant, VP of Strategy
Marketing - Marketing Specialist, Marketing Manager, Marketing Director, Growth & Partnerships Director, Product Marketer, Product Manager, Brand Manager, Account Manager, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Digital Marketing Specialist
Human Resources - HR Generalist, HR Director, HR Manager, Human Capital Coordinator, Head of Talent Acquisition, Benefits Manager, Compensations Analyst, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
Average Salary Insights for jobs post-MBA:
Marketing positions start at ~70,000 USD and can go up to ~98,000 USD
Technology-related jobs offer handsome pay ranging from ~86,000 USD to ~2,40,000 USD
Business Analytics & Finance jobs range from ~70,000 USD and can go up to ~2,00,000 USD
How to hunt for a job after MBA:
Most top B schools have placement opportunities available but keeping an eye out for options will be beneficial.
Keep an up-to-date resume with all projects and extra-curricular.
Your batchmates and professors will potentially be the ones giving you recommendations, maintaining cordial relations with all, and providing your assistance whenever required.
Stay updated about the trends in your industry by researching consistently. Demonstrating a highly nuanced understanding of your core subjects will help position you as an expert in the niche.
Weigh the employee benefits and culture of the organization well with the monetary compensation before taking a decision to join the company
Use the power of networking - Visit education fairs and networking events to meet people who occupy leadership roles and potential recruiters
Now that you know the varied opportunities and jobs available for you post an MBA, the first step is to crack the GMAT/GRE.
All the best for your MBA journey!