Career development

Meeting recruiters and exploring opportunities.

Career development

Meeting recruiters and exploring opportunities.

Become a leader equipped for future challenges

Do you want a key role on the global field, a role with a purpose? We give you the opportunity to grow, to become a leader equipped for future challenges.

Companies are looking for people who are ready to make an immediate impact and continue their journey to the top within the next decade.

60-70 companies take part in our MBA recruiting activities every year. We collaborate closely with each one, developing an understanding of their culture, hiring needs and recruiting style to help make the connections that lead you to informed career decisions.

We help you to define and achieve your career goals. 

*2021 Career statistics

received at least one job offer within 3 months of graduation.*
changed function, industry, or geography.*
found jobs in Europe.*

Diverse & experienced

What kind of companies recruit our MBAs? What kind of position do our MBAs accept? What’s the average post-graduate salary? Our career statistics, typically released in May for the previous year’s graduates, offer you an overview of our latest MBA career results.

Prepare for the recruiting world of today

Throughout the year, the career development team helps you to build a solid foundation, craft a career strategy and prepare to meet and interview with global recruiters.

We leverage our position at the heart of IMD to connect you with matter experts, faculty, executives-in-residence, and our alumni.

Mentors, guest speakers and sector-specific simulated interviews combine with company presentations, lunches, networking events and recruiting activities to broaden your career vision and opportunities.

1-to-1 Career advising and strategy sessions.
Workshops and assignments on key career development skills.
Recruiting events that harness the global IMD ecosystem.
A wide range of 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