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MBA - 职业支持

职业支持

Advance your career with the support of the Career Development Center and Darden's global alumni network.

Personalized Coaching and Expert Support

Darden’s Career Development Center (CDC) delivers personalized career searches, support and resources to empower students in their goals to create value as purpose-driven leaders. The CDC offers one-on-one professional career coaching, career management skill development and exceptional job support that together make Darden home to the best-in-class services needed to convert personal purpose into professional reward.

Record-Breaking Numbers for the 全职MBA Class of 2019

$ 135,168
Average Base Salary
$ 33,458
Average Signing Bonus
97%
Students received a job offer by three months post-graduation
130+
Companies hired students from the 全职MBA Class of 2019
2468
Advising appointments with First Years and Second Years
1063
Mock interviews conducted

 

Empowering Students Through a Wide Variety of Career 资源

  • One-on-One Advising with an MBA Career Expert

    Darden’s CDC provides the personalized support to deliver successful outcomes for students pursuing traditional and nontraditional MBA career paths. 我们的队伍 of career coaches spans every major industry, function and geography. These experts bring decades of industry experience and MBA coaching experience to help Darden students learn and excel in the internship and job search process.

    From the summer before students’ First Year, to the moment they graduate, Darden students have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with CDC experts. Advising ranges from providing holistic assistance such as helping students’ create their individual career plans, to more tactical preparation such as resume and cover letter reviews, technical mock interviews and more.

  • Global Network of 校友

    Darden has a network of over 14,000 alumni in 90 countries and UVA has more than 23,000 alumni around the world. Rated as one of the strongest MBA alumni networks by Poets & Quants (2011), Darden’s alumni network plays an integral part in students’ recruiting experience. 校友 understand and appreciate the value of the Darden MBA and are known for being highly accessible to current students and fellow alumni in the job search process.

    In the job search process, alumni are happy to speak with students about their company’s culture, give recruiting advice, coach through the interview experience and connect students with other professionals in their area of interest.

  • Pre-MBA and Year-Long Career Skill Development Courses

    Upon acceptance, students receive access to the Career Development WhyFinding (CDWhy) online, self-directed career and recruiting preparation course. CDWhy offers students numerous self-assessment tools, insight into MBA job opportunities, and tailored story, resume, and LinkedIn prep. The innovative course readies students to excel during pre-MBA internships and events and far in advance of the busy MBA recruiting season.

    Darden’s academic year career preparation and recruiting workshops provide students with the tools needed to succeed in the MBA internship and job search. Led by experts on the CDC team and select Second Year students, these classes are designed to help students learn more about the MBA job market, adopt proven strategies for success, make lasting connections with recruiters and alumni, and more.

  • Second Year Student Coaching

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    The Second Year coach program is a great leadership opportunity for Darden students. At the end of the First Year, students can apply to be a part of the 3-credit CDC Second Year coach course, during which coaches will study, practice and reflect upon all aspects of coaching, mentoring and counseling that fall within the scope of managerial responsibilities common to MBAs at various leadership levels. Skills learned and practiced include:

    • Evaluating career objectives as they relate to various career paths and goals
    • Targeting skills and experiences to various job environments
    • Giving feedback to professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds
    • Communicating and presenting job search ideas in an effective and timely manner
    • Influencing others to change, grow and excel in the job search process
    • Conducting mock interviews and helping with interview preparation
    • Leading small groups through specific career management topics
    • Managing time to meet counseling objectives
    • Presenting and assisting with career management sessions and workshops