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:

  • 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 2017

Average Total Compensation

$108,969

Placement Three Months Post-Graduation

U.S. Work Authorized 90%
Non U.S. Work Authorized* 69%
Total 85%

 



Employment by Industry

Financial Services 37%
Consumer Goods 18%
Pharma/Biotech/Healthcare 12%
Other 10%
Consulting 9%
Technology 5%
Manufacturing 5%
Energy/Real Estate 4%

 

Employment by Job Function

Marketing/Sales 30%
Finance/Accounting 28%
General Management 12%
Consulting 9%
Other 9%
Operations/Logistics 7%
MIS 3%
Human Resources 2%

 

Representative List of Employers

2015-2017


AIG

Amazon.com

Analog Devices

Athenahealth, Inc.

Bain & Company

Bank of America

Beacon Health Options

Boston Scientific Corporation

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Cantor Fitzgerald

Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

Cognex Corporation

CVS Health

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dell EMC

Deloitte Consulting

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

Estee Lauder Companies

ExxonMobil


EY

Fidelity Investments

Gerson Lehrman Group

Hain Celestial

Hasbro, Inc.

Holden Advisors

IBM Corporation

John Hancock

Johnson & Johnson

KPMG LLC

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Massachusetts General Hospital

Maxim Integrated

MullenLowe

Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.

Office Depot

Oxford Immunotec, Inc.

Pega Systems

Pfizer Inc.

 


Philips Medical

PWC

Progress Partners

PTC

Ryder Systems, Inc.

Samsung

Santander

Sartori Consulting

Simon Kucher

Slalolm Consulting

Standard & Poor's
Financial Services LLC

Staples, Inc.

State Street

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Unum Group

Wayfair

Zappos

 


 *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
2016 11 73% $63,000
2015 13 69% $73,857
2014 11 55% $69,375


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS*

Class of Students Seeking Employment
% Accepting Offers Three Months After Graduation
Average Total Compensation
2016 16 31% $66,500
2015 31 16% $68,333
2014 27 19% $61,667

 

Sample List of Employers

2014—2016

AGC Partners

Analysis Group

Castellan Real Estate Partners

Citizens Financial Group

Deloitte

Deutschebank

Duff & Phelps

EY

Fidelity Capital Markets

Gilmore Consulting Services

Mirus Capital Advisors

Progress Partners

PwC

Seamans Capital Management

State Street Global Markets

UBS


 *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
2016 31 97% $58,385
2015 45
100% $57,500
2014 39 90% $56,677


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS*

Class of Students Seeking Employment
% Accepting Offers Three Months After Graduation
Average Total Compensation
2016 66 38% $48,386
2015 63 44% $53,862
2014 44 21% $57,625

Sample List of Employers

2014—2016

Anchin, Block & Anchin

Baker Newman Noyes

BDO USA

Clifton Larsen Allen LLP

Deloitte

Duff & Phelps

EY

Goldman Sachs

Grant Thornton

JP Morgan

KPMG

MaloneBailey

McGladrey

PKF O'Connor Davies

PwC

RSM

RSM LLP

Wolfe & Company, PC


 *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.