Full-time MBA

Welcome to Carlson! During your time at Carlson School, you have access to a dedicated team of coaches and mentors who will help you connect your experience and personal strengths to your career goals. The Carlson Business Career Center has several resources to help you on your MBA journey to help you reach your career goals.

Be strategic during your first year as a Full-time MBA student.

When it comes to managing your career the Carlson Business Career Center will work with you every step of the way – even before you take your first class! Get started with resources, opportunities, connections relevant to your first year in the program.

Get ready for another great year!

Now is a great time to update your career strategy based on your enterprise experience and summer internship. We encourage you to reflect on your experiences overall and consider how it might influence and inform your full-time job search.

1st year highlights

  • Career Road Map (high-level)
  • Programming
  • Outcomes
  • May to August: Career pre-work, summer boot camp applications, Forté Conference, early internship applications, research, Carlson resumes, initial coaching appointments August to November: Networking, company info sessions, Affinity Fairs, fall Trek, and career exploration November to January: Applications, interview prep, case interview prep January and February: Internship interviews, internship offers, report offer February to June: Networked and just-in-time job search
  • Summer webinars, Career Launch (orientation), Career Exploration Conference (CEC), Corporate Reception, OCR Bootcamp, the Non-OCR Job Search, Mock Interview Marathon, How to Rock Your Internship
  • Carlson School students are standout candidates in the market. Explore career outcomes from previous class year below.

2nd year highlights

  • Career Road Map (high-level)
  • Programming
  • Outcomes
  • June to August: Internship, offer evaluation, update resume September to October: Corporate Reception, fall On-Campus Recruiting November to December: Final interviews and full-time offers January to May: Networked and just-in-time job search
  • Evaluating and Negotiating Your Offer, Corporate Reception, Post-OCR Job Search, 90 Days Out
  • Carlson School students are standout candidates in the market. Explore career outcomes from previous class year below.

Full-time MBA full-time offers – Class of 2022

98% received employment offer within three months after graduation
95% accepted offers within three months after graduation
base salary average $121,882
signing bonus average $27,290

Full-time MBA internship offers – Class of 2022

100% accepted internship offers
Average hourly rate: $49.90

Top MBA Employers (any company who hired multiple graduates)

3M | Amazon | BCG | Boston Scientific | Deloitte | Ecolab | McKinsey & Co | Medtronic | Optum | Target

Staying in Touch with Your Network

Recently, Coach Will shared this advice with job seekers..

When you network with someone at a company that doesn’t have an opening or is on a hiring freeze, consider how to “keep the contact warm.” 

By Julie Bartels
Julie Bartels Sr. Associate Director, Events & Operations
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Networking Habit Building

Networking Habit Building

In January, Coaches Nicole and Will presented “Networking in the New Year”. This virtual webinar covered 5 common barriers to networking and tips and resources for pressing on with your networking goals. The presentation was based heavily …

By Julie Bartels
Julie Bartels Sr. Associate Director, Events & Operations
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Contact & Location

Phone
612-625-3632
Address

Hanson Hall 2-100
1925 South 4th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm