Jobs Available to Management Graduates
Management graduates find employment in financial services, human resources, technology,
aviation and travel and tourism. Positions obtained by the most recent graduating
classes include product managers, financial analysts, sales managers, management consultants,
human resource recruiters and small/family business owners.
Career Success of Management Students
Recent data suggest that 90 percent of Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurhsip
(JJCBE) students find professional employment within six months of graduation. JJCBE
alumni serve in senior management positions throughout Montana and the U.S.
Helping Management Students Find Jobs
Management faculty take a personal interest in helping students find professional
employment. We work with the University’s Career Services Center during the annual
career fair and host a special reception for companies interested in hiring Management
students. To help prepare students for the job-search process, we integrate career
assessment exercises into the management curriculum and strongly support for-credit
and non-credit internships.
Click here for Career Services job listings.
The Bracken Center
108 Jabs Hall
Associate Director: Chantelle Mahan
Internships and Jobs
To find high-quality internships and positions, students can:
Research consistently shows that undertaking an internship as an undergraduate significantly
improves chances of finding a good job upon graduation. The College's internship program
through the Bracken Center allows a student to earn course credit and gain valuable
experience while working in a business environment. Internships are particularly valuable
to Management students because managerial competence deepens while actively experiencing
a true work environment. Students can undertake such an internship during the semester
in addition to taking classes, or they can devote a summer or an entire semester to
Graduate School Preparation
Alumni report that a degree in Business with a Management option from MSU provides
excellent preparation for graduate studies, and a number of students go on to earn
master’s degrees in Business Administration. Since most top graduate programs require
work experience as a condition of admission, we strongly encourage students to work
for a minimum of two years before pursuing graduate education.