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Career Services
 

Having a career center that is so responsive, helpful, and engaged is such an asset for Anderson.

- Class of 2024 MBA student

Explore Our Career Services
 

Welcome Class of 2025 Admits

A welcome from the Assistant Dean of Career Services

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Career Resources

A comprehensive set of career management tools and practices

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Career Preparation

Preparation support to help you accomplish your career goals

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Industry Camps

Get a head start on the competition

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Alumni

Connect with our alumni network

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Our MBAs on the Move
 
The Parker Career Management Center
 

The Parker Career Management Center will be here for you with personalized guidance to help you navigate the options. Furthermore, your summer internship and post-MBA job will not be your last job search, so we focus on career management, skills that last a lifetime.

Opportunities as Unique as You Are
 
The Parker CMC believes that finding the right position depends on your unique background, skills and energy. The top five industries for the full-time class of 2022 and summer internship class of 2023 included*:
Industry Summary
Technology 34.1%
Consulting 23.8%
Entertainment / Media 9.5%
Consumer Products 8.8%
Investment Banking 7.0%
Healthcare 4.4%
2.9% Other **
2.9% Real Estate
2.2% nvestment Management
1.9% Venture Capital / PE
1.5% Energy / Utilities
0.9% Financial Services - Other

Other**: Includes Engineering Services, Human Resources, Legal Services, Transportation and Logistics Services.

Function Summary
Marketing / Sales 26.0%
Consulting 24.5%
Finance / Accounting 18.3%
General Management 9.9%
Strategic Planning 6.2%
5.1% Other
4.8% Business / Corporate Development
3.7% Operations / Logistics
1.5% Business Intelligence / Analytics
Industry Summary
Consulting 20.6%
Consumer Products 7.1%
Energy & Utilities 1.5%
Entertainment / Media 10.9%
Healthcare 5.3%
Investment Banking 7.6%
Investment Management 1.2%
Private Equity 2.1%
1.8% Venture Capital
1.2% Financial Services - Other
3.2% Real Estate
1.8% Retail
0.6% Transportation / Logistics
31.1% Technology
2.4% Other

Other**: Includes Engineering Services, HR, Legal Services, etc.

Function Summary
Marketing / Sales 26.0%
Consulting 24.5%
Finance / Accounting 18.3%
General Management 9.9%
Strategic Planning 6.2%
5.1% Other***
4.8% Business / Corporate Development
3.7% Operations / Logistics
1.5% Business Intelligence / Analytics

Other*** Includes Business Analytics, Customer Success, etc.

*Percentage was calculated from the number of graduates accepting employment within three months after graduation.

AVERAGE COMPENSATION

$146k / YEAR

(As of 11/22/2022)


AVERAGE SIGNING BONUS

$33k

(76% received)

MEAN INTERNSHIP MONTHLY SALARY

$9,337 / MONTH


INTERNSHIPS LANDED

99.4%

(of those seeking internships)

UCLA Anderson students have a diversity of career interests with job and internship offers from over 320 organizations during the 2020-2021 school year.
 
Check out a more in depth breakdown with our annual employment data for the Class of 2021 (full-time employment) and Class of 2022 (summer internships).

CLASS OF 2021 EMPLOYMENT REPORT

 

CLASS OF 2022 EMPLOYMENT interim Summary*

*The full MBA Employment Report for the Class of 2022 and Internship data for the Class of 2023 will be published in early 2023.


 

You can view our preliminary employment summary for the Full-Time MBA Class 2021 below. A comprehensive report is being prepared now and will be available later in the season.
Top Hiring Firms
 
The following organizations have hired five or more full-time MBA students during 2020 – 2021 recruiting season (combining both full-time employment and summer internships). Over 120 organizations have hired at least one MBA student/graduate for employment in 2022.

Learn about the breadth of resources that make the Parker Career Management Center so successful in helping students achieve their career aspirations.

We begin working with you months before you start your MBA and will be with you when you land your dream job and beyond.
 

Our resources include:

  • Self-assessment online tools
  • One-on-one coaching with industry advisors
  • Interview preparation and communication workshops
  • Peer industry/functional area career coaching
  • Day-on-the-job company visits
  • On-campus company briefings and networking events
  • Career fairs
  • Decision-making and negotiation practice
The Parker CMC partnered with over 150 companies to host both in-person and virtual recruiting events and interviews in 2022-2023 recruiting season.
 

Employers from across the nation from a variety of industries have hosted over 150 Anderson-specific company presentations and coffee chats and another 130+ multi-school events targeting our MBA students, along with numerous virtual career treks and other club activities and events throughout the year. In addition, over 550 companies have posted over 1000+ job or internship opportunities on the UCLA Anderson job board during this school year.