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Career development

The IMD MBA Career Development Services (CDS) collaborates with elite recruiters to introduce you to a spectrum of vibrant career prospects. We’re here to support you as you explore and navigate your individual career path.

Career development

The IMD MBA Career Development Services (CDS) collaborates with elite recruiters to introduce you to a spectrum of vibrant career prospects. We’re here to support you as you explore and navigate your individual career path.

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Introduction

Become a visionary leader, equipped to address the ever-evolving challenges of today and tomorrow.

Are you aiming for a purpose-driven role on the global stage? At IMD, we provide the platform for you to flourish and evolve into a forward-thinking leader, ready to tackle current and future challenges.

In today’s competitive business environment, companies are on the hunt for dynamic individuals who can make an immediate difference and ascend to the top tiers within the next decade.

Each year, we collaborate with 60-70 companies who participate in our MBA recruiting events. We build strong relationships with these companies, gaining insights into their unique cultures, recruitment needs, and hiring styles. This enables us to facilitate meaningful connections that guide you towards informed career choices.

At IMD, we’re committed to helping you chart out and realize your career aspirations. *Statistics based on 2021 career data.

Personalized career guidance and strategic planning sessions
2. Engaging workshops and tasks to hone essential career development skills
3. Recruitment events leveraging the worldwide IMD network
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Preparation

Prepare for the recruiting world

All year round, our dedicated career development team equips you to build a robust foundation, devise a strategic career plan, and get you ready to engage with international recruiters.

We utilize our prime position within IMD to link you with subject matter experts, faculty, resident executives, and our diverse alumni.

Our innovative career preparation doesn’t stop there. We blend mentoring, guest speaker sessions, and sector-specific mock interviews with company presentations, networking lunches, and recruitment events.

This rich blend of experiences aims to broaden your perspective and multiply your career opportunities.

Your IMD MBA is more than a qualification, it’s a pathway to a thriving, future-proof career in a rapidly evolving business world.

Insights

Curious about where our IMD MBA graduates land? Want a glimpse into their roles and earnings? Dive into our annually updated career statistics. They’re not just numbers – they paint a vivid picture of the potential path awaiting you after your IMD MBA journey.

90%
secured a job offer within three months post-graduation*

*Based on 2021 career statistics. 

95%
pivoted functions, industries, or locations*

*Based on 2021 career statistics. 

67%
launched careers in Europe*

*Based on 2021 career statistics. 

 

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Recruiting

Expansive recruiting opportunities. Below are examples of positions held by our most recent alumni:

  • Senior Product Manager, Marketplace – Amazon Japan – Japan
  • Executive Assistant to the CEO – Marquard & Bahls – Germany
  • Executive Board Member – Romande Energie – Switzerland
  • Global Strategist – Samsung GSG – Korea
  • Global Product Manager – Hilti – Liechtenstein
  • Brand Manager – Eli Lilly – Italy
  • Associate – McKinsey & Company – Russia
  • Strategic Development Manager – Grundfos – Denmark
  • Global Strategy Deployment Manager – Global Life Sciences Technologies Co. Ltd – China
  • Graduate Leadership Development Program EMEA – Thermo Fisher Scientific – Switzerland
  • Finance Business Partner, Commercial Business Operations, EMEA – CSL Behring – Germany