It’s all in how you package it

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How universities may attract high quality MBA candidates with little work experience and their graduate career centers are still able to place them in high level positions upon graduation.

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  • It’s all in how you package it

    1. 1. Angelia Knight Coordinator of MBA Career Services Connie Chambers Coordinator of Corporate and Alumni Development
    2. 2.  Networking is a crucial skill to teach those with little work experience, so…  Share 3 facts about what sets your program apart from the rest.  LET’S PRACTICE!
    3. 3.  How many of you accept students in your program with no work experience? What percentage?  With one year of experience? What percentage?  Two years of experience? What percentage?  Any other variations?
    4. 4.  University of Alabama established 1831  This fall, enrollment is expected to top 31,000 students  MBA Program established 1933; EMBA established 1985  MBA Class size currently 90 students  500+ graduate students in C&BA  Started “no experience” niche in 1996  Average salary for Class of 2010: $66,000  And we can’t forget...
    5. 5.  Please open the envelopes you were given upon arrival  If you have been given a laminated profile, you are the designated leader for a small group  Locate several people in the audience to be in your group – Everyone, please participate!  Decide how you would market this student by industry and function
    6. 6.  Internship: Sr. Management Consultant, Alabama Productivity Center  Full-Time: Sr. Business Analyst, Corporate Marketing, Regions Financial Corporation Biju Abraham Biju Abraham
    7. 7.  Internship: Administrative Intern, American Red Cross  Full-Time: Supply Chain Coordinator/Men's Accessories, Coach
    8. 8.  Internship: Analyst, Corporate Real Estate, Southern Company  Full-Time: District Sales Manager, Frito-Lay North America Joseph Liddy
    9. 9.  Internship: Project Management Intern, Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors, Commercial Construction Division  Full-Time: Analyst, North America Beauty & Grooming, Procter & Gamble, Business Analysis Solutions Jeremy Buck
    10. 10.  Internship: Marketing Executive, Bay Point Marriott
    11. 11.  Internship: SAP Business Analyst Intern, Coca-Cola  Full-Time: Associate Financial Analyst, FedEx
    12. 12.  Internship: HP - IT Intern; HP Global Legal IT Department  Full-Time: Business Analyst/Consultant; Accenture, Technology Platform Group
    13. 13.  Internship: Custom Insights Intern, dunnhumbyUSA  Full-Time: Talent Management Analyst, Alabama Power
    14. 14.  Internship: Financial Institutions Client Management Intern, Citi Global Transaction Services  Full-Time: Analyst, Client Executive Group-- The Americas; Citibank Global Transaction Services
    15. 15.  Internship: Technology Licensing Intern, AIME (Alabama Institute for Managerial Excellence), Office for Technology Transfer  Full-Time: Advisory Technology Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers
    16. 16.  Internship: Controls Analyst, Procter & Gamble, Global Internal Audit Organization – Financial Business Services  Full-Time: Senior Controls Analyst, Procter & Gamble, Global Internal Audit Organization, Financial Business Services
    17. 17.  Internship: BMW - Oxford Database Integration Project: Implementing and training staff on a new database platform in the Supplier Quality department
    18. 18.  Internship: Market Research Intern, Compass Bank  Full-Time: Realtor/Trainer, Town Square Realty
    19. 19.  Internship: Transportaton Private Fleet Strategy Intern, Transportation/Logistics Division, Walmart Stores, Inc.  Full-Time: Senior Manager, Health and Wellness Innovation, Walmart Stores Inc.
    20. 20.  Internship: Financial Analyst Intern, Ford Motor Credit Company  Full Time: Exchange and Derivatives Analyst, Ford Motor Company
    21. 21.  Internship: Marketing Intern, The Decatur Dream Center  Full-Time: Analyst, Accounting Economics Appraisal Group
    22. 22.  Internship: Field Sales Representative Intern, Huntsville Neuroscience Division, Primary Care  Full-Time: Senior Field Sales Representative, Birmingham Muskuloskeletal Division, Destin Florida Primary Care
    23. 23.  1st Year Plan  It all begins with admissions  High-achievers  Show leadership potential  Placeable with established relationships (used as a guideline)  Geographical preferences/challenges  Presentations during the interview  International students
    24. 24.  Member/leader of several organizations  Average GPA: 3.5  Average GMAT: 633  Average age: 25  Remember the “market this candidate” exercise? They’re our bread and butter!
    25. 25.  1st Year Plan, continued…  Summer course/orientation/filmed mock interview  Cover letters, resumes, career planning, cold calling, online social media, CareerShift, CareerBeam, LinkedIn, Vault, etc..  Marketplace Exercise  Individual Consults  Speed Networking/Elevator Speech  Biz and Buzz
    26. 26.  2nd Year Plan  Summer Internship  DISC Assessment  Video Resume  Case Competitions  Alumni Events  Live client cases in core classes and concentrations
    27. 27.  So…how do these students stack up in the eyes of the employer?
    28. 28.  Survey Background:  327 respondents; largely CEOs, recruiters, principals, owners, partners & decision makers  39% with firms of 5000+ employees  64% are headquartered in the southeast  61% are in manufacturing, finance & accounting, products & services and technology  60% have no on-campus recruiting program
    29. 29. Return on Investment
    30. 30.  Base salaries ranged from $38,000 to $150,000 upon graduation.  Of those receiving signing bonuses:  Range: $1,000 - $25,000  Average: $10,500  54% have transitioned from 1 to 4 positions since graduation.  85% had 1st vertical movement within 5 years, 54% of those within first 2 years.
    31. 31.  90% had less than 5 years work experience.  Base salaries ranged from $42,000 to $80,000 upon graduation.  55% are still with same company.  Signing bonuses ranged from $1,000 to $20,000.  Average signing bonus: $10,000.  100% have made at least 1 vertical movement.
    32. 32.  Class of 2005, before Post Graduate degree  Class of 2005, 5 Years Out
    33. 33. Class of 2000, before Post Graduate degree Class of 2000, 10 years out
    34. 34. is Gold! Alan Kimber: MBA, Finance, May, 2011; JD, Harvard Law School, May, 1996; BA, Political Science, Grand Valley State University, May, 1993 Work Experience: YellowBrix, Inc., Vice President, Legal; XM Satellite Radio, Assistant General Counsel; US Foodservice, Assistant General Counsel; WorldCom, Inc., Associate Counsel; Delphi Automotive Systems, Attorney; Dykema Gossett PLLC, Associate Internship: Strategy and Finance Intern for Marketing Division of Motorola
    35. 35. We’ve Learned:  There are still challenges!  Advances in technology and social media  Students with more global perspective  GenY expectations of career services staff …Your thoughts?

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