Career Development

At the Carroll School, we take career development personally: Our dedicated graduate career counselors offer tailored support, working with each student to establish individual career goals and providing assistance throughout the job search and salary negotiation processes.

We offer year-round programs and services, including focused advising, career strategy workshops, and employer recruiting events. Our students can also leverage a range of online resources, from industry webinars to guides on perfecting resumes and mastering interviewing skills. Even after they’ve graduated, students continue to enjoy career services for alumni.


 Students have access to:

Contact Graduate Career Development:

cgsom.career@bc.edu
617-552-8833
Carney Hall 175

  • Experienced career advisors, who help students set career goals and develop and execute strategic job search plans
  • Job and internship opportunities via EagleLink and GradLeaders, the Carroll School’s online career networks
  • Workshops that focus on improving interview skills, developing effective approach and follow-up techniques, building networks, and other job search strategies
  • Information and network sessions, where employers speak with graduate students about their organizations
  • Interview preparation, including mock interviews and our Interview Guide
  • A weekly newsletter with postings and upcoming events
  • The Career Advisory Network, a database of Boston College alumni who share their expertise
  • Career-focused clubs that host panels and speakers to keep current on industry trends and offer opportunities to network with alumni and peers

Placement Data

The Boston College MBA program is not only about learning and developing transformative professional skills, but also about exploring and finding that next career challenge. Our curriculum provides excellent preparation for a dynamic business environment while the Career Development office supports your learning on how your skills and experience might apply to industry. The goal is to support the job search efforts through programs and events as well as personalized advising. 

Career Outcomes

Class of 2018

Average Total Compensation

$107,554

(U.S. Work Authorized Students)

Placement Three Months Post-Graduation

U.S. Work Authorized 85%
Non U.S. Work Authorized* 77%
Total 83%

 



Employment by Industry

Financial Services 22%
Consulting 15%
Consumer Goods 15%
Technology 15%
Manufacturing 13%
Pharma/Biotech/Healthcare 10%
Non-Profit 6%
Other
4%

 

Employment by Job Function

Finance/Accounting 27%
Marketing/Sales 23%
Consulting 19%
General Management 13%
Operations/Logistics 12%
Other 6%

 

Representative List of Employers

2016-2018

 

AB InBev

Accenture

Amazon

Athenahealth

Bank of America

Beacon Health Options

Blue Cross Blue Shield
of Massachusetts

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Cantor Fitzgerald

Citibank NA

Citizens Financial Group

Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Danone/Stonyfield Farms

Dell

Deloitte

 

Dimensional Fund Advisors

Dish Network

Duff & Phelps

ECG Management Consultants

EY

Estee Lauder Companies

Fidelity Investments

Foundation Medicine

Goldman Sachs

Hasbro

Houlihan Lokey

John Hancock/Manulife

Johnson & Johnson

Kohler

Liberty Mutual

Lockheed Martin

LogMeIn

 

 

Oxford Immunotech

Panera Bread

Paytronix Systems

Pfizer

PwC

Raytheon

Ryder Systems

Santander

Slalolm Consulting

Staples

State Street

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Wayfair

Zappo’s

 


 *The phrase "non U.S. work authorized" indicates students requiring visa sponsorship to work in the U.S. Data includes students who were placed inside and outside the U.S. Due to economic conditions and government regulations, international MBA students are encouraged to seek employment in the countries where they have legal authorization to work on a long term basis. For more information, please read the Memo to all International Graduate Students.

The BC MSF program provides excellent preparation for an unpredictable economic landscape. BC MSF students typically go on to jobs in corporate finance, asset management, and investment banking. Our Career Development team works closely with candidates on the job search, and Boston College’s loyal network of influential alumni provides connections and contacts that will help you succeed.

U.S. WORK AUTHORIZED STUDENTS

Class of Students Seeking Employment
% Accepting Offers Three Months After Graduation
Average Total Compensation
2018 15 73% $61,500
2017 20 60% $74,375
2016 11 73% $63,000


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS*

Class of Students Seeking Employment
% Accepting Offers Three Months After Graduation
Average Total Compensation
2018 46 13% $46,948
2017 58 9% $50,223
2016 16 31% $66,500

 

Sample List of Employers

2016—2018

Accenture

Boston Consulting Group

Boston Research and Management

Cadence Bank

Citibank NA

Deutsche Bank

Duff & Phelps

EY

Fitch

Goldman Sachs

Grant Thornton

Harvard Business School

Harvard School of Public Health

HSBC

Mirus Capital Advisors

Moody’s Analytics

Nine Ten Capital

PwC

SSgA

SSgM

Wellington Management


 *The term "international" indicates students requiring visa sponsorship to work in the U.S. Data includes students who were placed inside and outside the U.S. Due to economic conditions and government regulations, international MSF students are encouraged to seek employment in the countries where they have legal authorization to work on a long term basis. For more information, please read the Memo to all International Graduate Students.

BC MSA students typically go on to jobs in tax, audit, and accounting at public accounting firms. Not only does the BC MSA curriculum provide excellent preparation for an exceptional career, our Career Development team works closely with candidates to prepare for the job search. Boston College’s loyal network of influential alumni provides connections and contacts that will help you succeed.

U.S. WORK AUTHORIZED STUDENTS

Class of Students Seeking Employment
% Accepting Offers Three Months After Graduation
Average Total Compensation
2018 30 93% $58,935
2017 39 97% $58,703
2016 31 97% $58,385


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS*

Class of Students Seeking Employment
% Accepting Offers Three Months After Graduation
Average Total Compensation
2018 74 20% $31,467
2017 62 18% $56,453
2016 66 38% $48,386

Sample List of Employers

2016—2018

BDO

HNA Group

Deloitte

EY

Grant Thornton

PwC

PwC China Sourcing

RSM

Santander

WithumSmith & Brown


 *The term "international" indicates students requiring visa sponsorship to work in the U.S. Data includes students who were placed inside and outside the U.S. Due to economic conditions and government regulations, international MSA students are encouraged to seek employment in the countries where they have legal authorization to work on a long term basis. For more information, please read the Memo to all International Graduate Students.

Recruit Carroll School Students

Carroll School graduates aren’t just ready for employment—they’re prepared to lead and make a positive impact wherever they go. Our high-touch, tailored career services experience helps companies connect with our exceptional graduate students.