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Full-time Career Curriculum

Summer Webinar Series

The Summer Webinar Series is the first portion of the Job Search Course. Beginning the summer before you arrive, the Summer Webinar Series consists of three webinars detailing the creation of three deliverables that serve as the beginning of your career marketing portfolio.  

Career Deliverables Review

We have designated a set of deliverables that will prepare you for the important stages in the job search:

  • An MBA Career Prospectus that begins defining your post-MBA career path options and networking strategy
  • A record of your career accomplishments that will populate your resume and serve as an interview prep guide
  • A McDonough standard MBA resume that will be tailored via coaching throughout your job search

Job Search Course

The remainder of the Job Search Course takes place with five on-campus modules in August during orientation and opening term. The topics covered include job search communication, networking, interviewing, and understanding all the resources at your disposal via the MBA Career Center.

Career Coaching

Our team of dedicated, certified career management coaches facilitates your individual career strategy. All incoming full-time students will receive a first coaching conversation in the month of July upon the completion of their deliverables. Regular coaching appointments occur throughout the two-year program.

Ongoing Workshops and Curriculum

Our students will have access to numerous workshops, programs, and alumni speakers to reinforce our content and provide real-time job search situations and feedback. Workshops and programs include Mock Interview Days, Career Fair Prep Bootcamp, Offer Negotiations Workshop, etc.

Evening MBA Career Curriculum

Summer Webinar Series

The Summer Webinar Series is the first portion of the Job Search Course and is taken with the incoming full-time class. Beginning the summer before you arrive, the Summer Webinar Series consists of three webinars detailing the creation of three deliverables that serve as the beginning of your career marketing portfolio.  

Career Deliverables Review

We have designated a set of deliverables that will prepare you for the important stages in the job search:

  • An MBA Career Prospectus that begins defining your post-MBA career path options and networking strategy
  • A record of your career accomplishments that will populate your resume and serve as an interview prep guide
  • A McDonough standard MBA resume that will be tailored via coaching throughout your job search

Job Search Course

We want our Evening Program students to have an effective transition to their new work, life, and school balance by focusing all of their efforts into their studies in the first semester. Being a three-year program allows us that flexibility. The remainder of the Job Search Course begins in January of the second semester of your first year. The topics covered include job search communication, networking, interviewing, and understanding all the resources at your disposal via the MBA Career Center.

Career Coaching

Evening Program students will begin their career coaching following their first Job Search Course module in January. Regular coaching appointments occur at this starting point through the rest of the three-year program.  

Promotions Course

Our Promotions Course is ideal for those professionals who are well employed and ready to take their careers to the next level. We offer a convenient Saturday workshop format that covers the following: self-understanding, brand awareness and messaging, effective promotions conversations, and winning the offer.

Ongoing Workshops and Curriculum

Our students will have access to numerous workshops, programs, and alumni speakers to reinforce our content and provide real-time job search situations and feedback. Workshops and programs include Mock Interview Days, Career Fair Prep Bootcamp, Offer Negotiations Workshop, etc.