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Graduate Business Career Paths that Fuel the Future

“Business as usual” has no business in today’s dynamic economic landscape. Babson College and the Graduate Center for Career Development (CCD) empower graduate students to forge ambitious, meaningful business career paths and MBA career paths that will challenge the status quo—and the world.

Preparing the Next Generation of Changemakers

Today’s Babson graduates are the business leaders of tomorrow. A degree from the nation’s #1 school for entrepreneurship doesn’t just teach you how to start a business—it teaches you how to disrupt business as usual. During your time at Babson, you will develop an entrepreneurial mindset and build the foundation for a career of blazing trails where others see roadblocks.

“The world needs entrepreneurial leaders because there are always new avenues to explore and products/services to be improved upon. Entrepreneurial leaders are OK with uncertainty because they are able to problem solve quickly and take action. Their decisive nature allows for quick progress and their passion drives the execution of their projects and ventures.”
Kaylin Goncalves MSEL'20
UX & Operations, Hoamsy (Babson-based startup)
photo Vaidehi Tembhekar

Creating Economic & Social Value Across the World

Vaidehi Tembhekar MBA’21 wanted to help Kenyan motorbike drivers who carry passengers or packages earn a better living than the typical $4-$5 a day. Tembhekar founded the ride-hailing app Busy Boda with her brother, Atharva. The app serves as an Uber for motorcycle riders, and the venture also is working to help drivers pay for insurance and their own motorbikes. “We wanted to improve the lives of people,” Tembhekar says.

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Feeling the Love Employers Have for Babson Graduates

Today’s Babson graduates are the business leaders of tomorrow. A degree from the nation’s #1 school for entrepreneurship doesn’t just teach you how to start a business—it teaches you how to disrupt business as usual. During your time at Babson, you will develop an entrepreneurial mindset and build the foundation for a career of blazing trails where others see roadblocks.

87%

MBA accepted a job offer within 3 months of graduation

94%

MSEL accepted a job offer within 6 months of graduation

95%

MSF accepted a job offer within 6 months of graduation

100%

MSBA accepted a job offer within 6 months of graduation

“I am very impressed with the caliber of graduates I have hired from Babson. Each has stepped into a role normally filled by individuals with several years of experience, and delivered exceptional work. Babson grads have added immense value to our firm through their curiosity, business understanding, cultural awareness, and their ability to act on critical insights to advance business goals.”
Ravi Ika P’19
President & CEO, nirvanaHealth
“Our Babson hires are team players, bringing gratitude and a growth mindset to their own work and their work with teams.”
Rebecca L. Pitman
VP, Head of Human Resources, Altman Solon

Forging Your Own Professional Path

Do you have a defined path for your post-graduation pursuits? Or, are you figuring out what’s next? A Babson degree prepares you to take your career to greater heights with entrepreneurial leadership and an amazing global network. And, the Graduate Center for Career Development (CCD) helps you every step of the way.

Start a Company

“I wasn’t just trying to get an MBA. I specifically came to Babson to launch my company.”
Joanna Geisinger MBA'17
Founder & CEO, TORq Interface

Entrepreneurs must be resilient, creative, and dynamic, managing risk and navigating ambiguity. You’ll build this entrepreneurial mindset at Babson. The CCD compliments this mindset by helping you network with potential mentors, partners, and investors—and giving you the high-touch career training to put your best foot forward.

Accelerators and Funding for Entrepreneurs

Take advantage of a plethora of academic centers and institutes that will help you develop your business, and yourself, with programs like:

Advance in Your Industry

“At work, I treat every project like a startup.”
Ryan Ross MBA'20
Program Manager, Networking and Cyber Technology, Raytheon BBN Technologies

Emerge from your program as an entrepreneurial leader who can lead change and innovation in your company or organization. Babson’s one-of-a-kind Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® methodology teaches you to balance action, experimentation, and creativity with business knowledge and rigorous analysis.

Your Babson degree will give you a fresh outlook on your industry and unbeatable leadership skills. The CCD provides industry-specific advising, networking, and career searches to help you identify the best fit for your experience and goals.

Make a Career Transition

“I don’t come from a traditional finance background, so I knew Babson, with its highly experienced professors and entrepreneurial focus, would be the right place for me to take this next step in my journey.”
Drishtree Gupta MSF'20
Financial Analyst, Calyx Containers

Some graduate students are accountants, analysts, and marketers—others are athletes, artists, or educators. Whatever your current career, your experience provides a valuable basis for your future goals. With opportunities like the Babson Consulting Experience and Management Consulting Field Experience, you’ll use what you’ve learned in the classroom on real-life company projects, helping solve pressing issues across a variety of fields.

The CCD can connect you with the right experiences to get you where you’re going. Get support at all stages of your process, from discerning your career path to interviewing with top companies and landing your dream role.

“I leveraged the expertise of the CCD staff to sharpen my resume, narrow my career path, and craft a narrative that I could present to potential employers. Without their tailored approach to my job search, I likely would have never found out about my opportunity.”
Justin Deckert MBA'20
Chief of Staff, BlueIO & Virsec Systems

Supporting Career Paths for International Students

“In Babson, there is a strong sense of support and giving back to the community … It was amazing to see the amount of support that we received from Babson alums. One Babson alum in particular has been helping me navigate the job-searching process as an international student through his own initiative. Helpfulness is a shared trait among most members of the Babson Community.”
Alen Daniel A. Mercarder MSEL'20
Chief of Staff, BlueIO & Virsec Systems

At Babson, no two students are alike. Over half of Babson’s full-time graduate students are international students. The advisors at the CCD are well-versed in the nuances of the internship and job-search process for international students. From developing career skills with a cultural focus, to leveraging Babson’s many STEM-designated programs for F-1 visa extensions, CCD—and the wider Babson community—is here to help.

“Take advantage of the events, workshops, and networking opportunities. The knowledge you get outside of class and from different experiences and perspectives is as important as class.”
Raed Attia MSEL'20
Analyst, PA Consulting (Boston)

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