MBA Career Management

The Career Management Center (CMC) within the Jindal School of Management understands the challenges MBA students encounter when trying to manage their academic coursework and job/internship search if they are seeking to make a career transition. The CMC offers specific tools and programs to help MBA students, particularly our Full-Time MBA students to develop a career management strategy. MBA students are encouraged to follow the Career Tracker timeline developed by the CMC to achieve their employment goals upon graduation.

Career Tracker Full-Time MBA

CMC Services and Professional Development Programs

The CMC staff works closely with our Full-Time MBA students during their 16-month program. Dedicated career coaches meet with students to create effective resumes, to improve their interviewing capabilities, and to develop a strategic plan for obtaining the perfect position upon graduation. The CMC offers:

Professional MBA students also have access and are encouraged to get to know our CMC staff and specifically utilize the resources available to them during their MBA Program. Whether actively seeking a career transition or focusing on professional development, the CMC offers a variety of events and benefits designed to enhance your MBA curriculum.

The CMC hosts numerous professional development programs designed for MBA students. Click here to view our workshop schedule.

Visit the Career Management Center website for more information. Contact us at 972-883-6916 or jindal.career@utdallas.edu. Follow the CMC on Twitter, join our LinkedIn Group, and visit our Facebook and Pinterest pages.

The Full-Time MBA placement rate is 90 percent within three months of graduation with average starting salaries ranging from $80,000 to $90,000. The percent acceptance by professional function and industry, as reported in MBA CSEA for class of 2012. Some students choose not to report employment information.

Professional Function Percentage
Consulting 18%
Finance/Accounting 6%
General Management 9%
Human Resources 6%
Marketing/Sales 9%
Information Technology 12%
Operations/Logistics 15%
Other 6%
Industry Percentage
Consulting 9%
Consumer Products 9%
Financial Services 12%
Real Estate 3%
Technology 46%
Other 3%

Top Employers (last three years)

  • 7-Eleven
  • AT&T
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • DeloitteConsulting
  • Ericsson
  • E&Y
  • Sabre Holdings
  • Verizon
  • Texas Instruments
  • Wells Fargo