Your Possibilities: Kelley students, meet your future employers. Employers, meet your future executives.
The Kelley School’s Undergraduate Career Services and Graduate Career Services offices connect talented, well-prepared Kelley students with leading organizations of all sizes, in every industry, around the world.
In-Demand Students, Top Employers
It’s no secret: Top employers worldwide seek to hire Kelley students. In 2012-13, more than 570 companies hired Kelley undergraduate and graduate students. Within 90 days after graduation, 94% of our undergraduate students using career services reported a full-time job or graduate school acceptance.
100% of our MBAs received summer internships and 95% of our students accepted job offers within 90 days of graduation.
Notable Starting Salaries
A Kelley education is a wise investment. The median starting salaries for Kelley undergraduates average up to 2% higher than the national average of median business salaries reported by the National Association of Colleges and Employers in 2013. In addition, our graduate students find that earning an MBA or specialized master’s degree pays off with a substantial increase over their previous salaries.
Superior Career Services
The Kelley School’s career services are considered among the best in the country. In Businessweek’s 2013 undergraduate rankings, recruiters ranked us number one and Kelley earned an A+ for job placement. In their MBA rankings, our career services ranked number one and our job offer rates ranked number eight in the nation. Both are a reflection on the quality of our students and the many ways we connect them with employers.
Undergraduate Career Services and Graduate Career Services help Kelley students find careers that match their goals and learn the skills to manage their careers. We also help employers meet their hiring goals in all areas of business, from accounting to operations. We can help you:
- Map out your career plan and reach your goals. Our career services staff work one-on-one with students to help them reach their goals. Between counseling and programming, Graduate Career Services staff alone dedicates an estimated 80 hours to each graduate student’s professional development.
- Audition for a full-time job. Internships are the perfect opportunity for students to try out a career and for employers to see what students can do. Employers rave about how prepared Kelley interns are—able to hit the ground running.
- Connect with employers. We connect students and employers through numerous networking events including career fairs and information sessions. For on-campus interviews, Undergraduate Career Services has more than 30 private interview rooms which accommodate virtual as well as in-person interviews. Kelley alumni stay involved with the school, frequently returning to campus to recruit and conduct mock interviews.
- Take advantage of the latest career services technology. We’re a leader in career services technology, from online professional development courses to video interviewing with employers thousands of miles away. Employers search and prioritize student resumes using our continuously updated online resume book system, and students have online calendars and interactive reminders to help keep track of their interviews.