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Parker is consistently ranked as a top career center in student satisfaction by The Economist, and places 100 percent of students seeking a professional internship.
The Parker Career Management Center gives unparalleled support to help you accomplish your career goals. Our dedicated career advisors have developed a proven set of career management tools and practices for students to define objectives, strategize opportunities and make critical networking connections.
Industry Summary
Technology 33.2%
Financial Services 18.9%
Consulting 16.4%
Health Care 7.9%
Consumer Products 7.5%
6.1% Entertainment/Media
3.5% Real Estate
3.5% Other (includes Agribusiness, Construction Services)
2.5% Energy/Utilities
0.4% Education/Nonprofit
Function Summary
Product Management 16.8%
Management Consulting 16.1%
Investment Banking 10.7%
Corporation Finance/FP&A 8.2%
Rotation Program 5.4%
Business/Corporate Development 4.6%
Brand Management 4.6%
4.6% Corporate Strategy/Strategic Planning
3.2% Investment Management
3.2% Project Marketing
3.2% Project Management
2.9% VC/PE
16.5% All Others
Industry Summary
Technology 32.0%
Consulting 12.6%
Investment Banking 10.2%
Healthcare 9.9%
Consumer Products 7.5%
Real Estate 3.9%
Private Equity/Venture Capital 3.6%
3.0% Other Financial Services
2.7% Investment Management
1.8% Energy/Utilities
0.9% Retail
0.9% Transportation/Logistics Services
2.0% Other*

*includes Agribusiness, Construction, Hospitality and Legal services

Function Summary
Consulting 17.1%
Product Management 14.7%
Investment Banking 10.5%
Product Marketing 7.2%
Strategic Planning 6.6%
Corporate Finance/Financial Analysis/FP&A 6.3%
Marketing - Other 6.0%
General Management 5.7%
Operations/Logistics 5.4%
4.5% Business/Corporate Development
4.5% Brand Management
3.6% Venture Capital/Private Equity
2.7% Investment Management
1.8% Real Estate Development
1.5% Real Estate Finance
1.5% Business Intelligence/Analytics
0.6% Law
Career Paths
No matter what industry or function you’re coming from, Parker CMC knows how to get you to where you want to go. We’re deeply experienced with career switchers. In fact, among Class of 2021, 86% switched either industry or function (with 70.3% switching industries and 67.3% switching functions) and 51.7% switched both at the same time. Below, find the path that best suits your current career ambitions.
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Internships Landed Through UCLA Anderson-Facilitated Resources
Full-Time Employment Compensation
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They say you can judge people by the company they keep. These are just a few of the organizations that seek out UCLA Anderson when they need the perfect fit.
Recruiting companies logos, includes Amazon, Cisco, Disney, Meta, Google, Mattel

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

See the recruiting, hiring and full-time salary trends for the Class of 2021 and internship data for the Class of 2022 in the official Parker Employment Report.
Student Stories
Bryan Wolfe
Class of 2020

“I found my academic internship extremely helpful. My goal coming to business school was to see the inside of as many different companies in order to get a number of experiences, and I think my academic internship helped facilitate that.”

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Oumar Toure
Class of 2018

“Parker has a really well structured program for students recruiting for consulting, you just need to "trust the process." I definitely took advantage of the 1-on-1 sessions to test my answers to behavioral interview questions and to make sure my resume and cover letters were in great shape.”

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Abby Williamson
Class of 2018

“ I did a bunch of mock interviews with Parker to prepare, which can be terrifying but extremely helpful in your job search. It becomes very apparent very quickly what you are good at and what you still need to work on.”

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Our team of Parker Career Management Center professionals, including eight dedicated career advisors, has developed a comprehensive set of career management tools and practices for our MBAs. As a result, our MBAs do not just become savvy full-time candidates and entrepreneurs, but are better prepared to become leaders and change agents.

1-on-1 Career Advising

Career Series

Anderson Career Teams (ACT)

International Coaching Program

Workshops and Panels

Career Opportunities

Parker Portal

Reciprocal Agreements

Our MBAs on the Move

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