Positions Filled by MSM Graduates (2019-2021)

  • Academic Sales Manager
  • Account Executive
  • Advisory Associate
  • Area Operations Manager
  • Associate Consultant
  • Associate Production Supervisor
  • Business Analyst
  • Cost Analyst
  • Director of Finance and Public Relations
  • Field Sales and Marketing Representative
  • Implementation Consultant
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Media Coordinator
  • Operations and Quality Management
  • Performances Improvement Analyst
  • Project Controller
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Property Administrator
  • Quality Assurance Supervisor
  • Sales Development Representative
  • Strategy Consultant
  • Sub Contract Manager
  • Tech Consultant

Employers Hiring MSM Graduates (2019-2021)

  • AbbVie
  • Aerotek
  • AES Gener
  • AIG
  • Amazon
  • American Family Insurance
  • Beghou Consulting
  • Caterpillar
  • CBD Marketing
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Coca-Cola
  • Epic Systems
  • Fortegra
  • Glassdoor
  • HBR Consulting
  • Hormel Foods
  • Human Kinetics
  • IBM
  • iHeart Radio Group
  • Illinois Science & Policy Institute
  • Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL)
  • Korea Tourism Organization
  • KPMG
  • Keurig Dr. Pepper
  • Medline
  • Milwaukee Tool
  • PwC
  • Redmane Technology
  • Sandia National Labs
  • University of Chicago
  • US Bank

Top Destinations for Recent MSM Graduates (2019-2021)

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Champaign, IL
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Evanston, IL
  • Fort Lee, NJ
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Jackson, FL
  • Madison, WI
  • Rochelle, IL
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Washington D.C.

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On-Campus Recruiting Opportunities

The reputation of our College and our graduates brings hundreds of recruiters from the world’s top companies to campus each semester. Gies sponsors recruiting fairs each fall and spring semester, which provide opportunities for students to interview with companies for full-time and internship positions.

In addition, you have additional opportunities to participate in recruiting fairs across campus, including two in The Grainger College of Engineering; one in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; one in the Research Park; and two all-campus recruiting fairs. As a Gies student, you can take advantage of a full array of resources and the experience of our career and professional development staff to prepare you for these recruiting opportunities.

Master's in Management Career Outlook

From 2020 to 2021, hiring demand for Master's in Management graduates was expected to grow by 10%. Recruiters from startups to Fortune Global 100 companies expert to hire more MSM graduates in 2021 than 2020 in every region of the world.

  • The 2021 medium salary for graduates at US companies is $55,000.
  • Hiring demand is strongest among companies in the consulting, healthcare, and technology sectors.

Extracted from GMAC’s Business School Hiring Report: Corporate Recruiters Survey 2021.

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