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- On Campus Recruiters
- On Campus Interviews
- Employers Hired Students
- Countries of Employment Post-Graduation
- Changed Sector, Country & Function
- INSEAD recruiters are the Leading Global Consulting Firms
- of our Graduates joined Leading Consulting Firms
- INSEAD MBA students get MBB interviews
Partnering with students and employers to move from here to there.
INSEAD’s Career Development Centre partners with students to succeed in finding life-long career fulfilment.
Whether you are pursuing an MBA to find your true career passion or to maximise your pre-determined career goals, we will support you throughout the entire process. Our global team across three campuses includes personal career coaches, employer engagement specialists, and operations team members.
From self-assessment to relationship building to engaging with employers, you will have the support you need to achieve a career that brings you energy, enjoyment, and engagement.
Key Employment Figures 2022
Changed careers (sector, country of work, or job function)
For more detailed statistics on employment post-INSEAD - please visit our Employment Statistics website.
Career Development Journey for MBA Students
Building a career is a lifelong journey. At INSEAD, our 10-month MBA programme provides students a starting point to fast-track a transformation in their careers. Find out how INSEAD’s Career Development Centre helps our students to achieve their aspirations and maximise their pre-determined career goals with a personalised career model.
|McKinsey & Company||Roland Berger||Eli Lilly and Company|
|Bain & Company||Strategy&||Hilti Corporation|
|Boston Consulting Group||Shopee||L.E.K. Consulting|
|Amazon||Deloitte||Restaurant Brands International|
|Accenture||Ernst & Young||Microsoft|
|Kearney||Credit Suisse||Oliver Wyman|
Find out the types of job opportunities available after an MBA.
Marketing you to employers in the sectors and geographies where you want to work.
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Developing your career skills so that you can secure the right job upon graduation and for the rest of your career
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Connecting you with the right opportunities through on-campus recruitment initiatives, job boards, and CV search as well as off-campus events.
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Career Development Programme
As soon as you start the MBA programme, the Career Development team recommends that you begin to consider your career plan. Over the five periods of the programme, the Career Development team will organise a series of activities including: workshops, trainings, panel discussions, group and one-on-one counselling sessions.
Career Core Courses
Students can choose from a variety of workshops and resources called Career Electives to help them achieve their personal career goals.
Sector & Region Advising Sessions: One-to-one & One-to-many
One-to-One Career Coaching Sessions
Online/On-campus Engagement Activities
Formal Recruiting Activities/Off-Campus Recruiting
The INSEAD Edge
Find out how some of our alumni’s careers panned out after their MBA.
Why companies hire INSEAD graduates
Leaders of Tomorrow
Our accelerated 10-month curriculum creates a dynamic and intensive learning environment where students immerse themselves in real issues and practise problem-solving through critical thinking across a multicultural setting, equipping our graduates with skills to take on international roles.
With three campuses across three continents and over 90 nationalities enrolled every year, INSEAD’s students offer valuable experience and qualifications not only from their own areas of specialisation and industry backgrounds, but also from the global learning environment they come from.
INSEAD’s cutting edge MBA curriculum challenges and inspires our students to generate new ideas. We believe that this is why at least 50% of our graduates start or run their own company at some point in their career. Click here to learn more.
The INSEAD MBA programme was a perfect choice for me to prepare for my career transition, build a network in France, and experience working with young global leaders.
I’m most looking forward to a satisfying and well-paying job post MBA. I am hoping to leverage off the INSEAD brand and Alumni network to secure this opportunity. Chatting with graduating students or alumni as well as my career coach and the CDC have been extremely eye-opening about the rigour this involves and so the plan was to start the process very early on.
While I am not planning to change careers in the short term, I view this experience as a small diversion with potential to change the long-term trajectory of my career.
For those interested in exploring entrepreneurship as a career path, I highly recommend you roll up your sleeves and actually try to build a real startup during your time at INSEAD.
The Career Development Centre Team
The Career Development Centre is a global team of more than 40+ professionals representing over 20 nationalities, based across INSEAD’s 3 campuses in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. It consists of personal career coaches, employer engagement specialists, and operations team members. Together, they deliver thousands of career core courses, electives and workshops, host hundreds of companies on campus, and co-organise with career clubs nearly 45+ treks in various locations throughout the year.
The CDC partners with students in their career searches, offering support from self-assessment to relationships building with employers:
You will firstly meet your Career Coach who is there to accompany you on all stages of your career journey throughout your time at INSEAD. You will have regular sessions with your Career Coach to monitor your progress and support you on each step.
The ~15 Employer Engagement professionals are dedicated to connecting INSEAD’s talent with world-class organisations, building ~1200 active recruiting relationships, educating students about career opportunities, and briefing you on market and recruitment trends.
The Operations Team supports all the regular activities of the CDC from organizing workshops, publishing the CVs for each class, managing job postings and maintaining relationships with recruiters to running events including the on-campus recruitment campaigns, the Scale-ups Fairs and the Talent Networking Forums.
Transforming Your Career
Explore the MBA career experience through the eyes of our participants and alumni. Click below to discover the different career journeys of our participants through a range of articles, videos, podcasts and blogs.
Discover the MBA Programme
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- Benefits of the INSEAD MBA
- Admissions Criteria and Class Profile
- MBA Curriculum
- Personal Leadership Development Programme
- Career Development
- Application Dates & Fees
How can I find out which companies hire at INSEAD
You can find a list of companies recruiting at INSEAD in the latest Employment Statistics, which is also available online. The majority of these companies are regular recruiters on campus or companies with which INSEAD Career Development Centre have established relationships.
What types of salary and benefits packages are typically offered to graduates?
Salary and benefits packages vary widely across industries, companies and regions. Please refer to our latest Employment Statistics for detailed salary information of the last two graduating classes.
How easily can I make a career change after INSEAD?
You will find detailed insight into our graduates’ career, function and location changes in our latest Employment Statistics. Naturally, some career changes can be made more easily than others and are influenced by previous professional experiences, knowledge of the market, languages, etc. For those who are interested in making a career switch to banking specifically, it is recommended that you secure a summer internship with a financial institution or investment bank. For other sector or functional moves, graduates need to identify these career goals early on and work in conjunction with Career Development staff to prepare for these transitions.