Career Management Center

By taking a personalized approach to your professional development, the Career Management Center (CMC) is here to support your ambitions — whether that means transitioning careers, advancing within your industry or rising to the top of your organization.

As a Evening & Weekend MBA student, you will have access to a variety of exclusive services and resources, including one-on-one coaching, self-assessment tools, career workshops, online resources and on-campus recruiting. You’ll receive everything you need to accelerate your professional development and find the right career opportunities. Best of all, with evening and weekend availability, our career resources are accessible for working professionals.

Compared with an outside career coach, the CMC has unparalleled experience with students at a similar career juncture. They also have strong ties with wide range of companies and can help you target your search​.

  Scott Dudek

Best-in-class resources

Career coaching

With deep knowledge from leadership roles in their respective industries, our career coaches serve as an invaluable resource for students seeking one-on-one career support. The CMC is staffed with a team of coaches exclusively dedicated to Evening & Weekend MBA students, ensuring that every student has access to a coach who understands the nuances and challenges of earning an MBA while working full time.

Your career coach can help you set career strategies, navigate challenges at your current job, fine-tune your interviewing skills, expand your network, evaluate employment offers and more. Each coaching session is tailored to your specific needs.

Online resources

Find a wealth of resources on the CMC website, from interactive tools that streamline your career management to subscription databases that provide information on top companies. You can also access a variety of self-assessment tools and then meet with a CMC coach to discuss the results.

Online job board

Kellogg maintains an active network of top employers who routinely post open positions to the school’s internal job board. You have free, immediate access to this password-protected site and can search for jobs by industry, location or company.

Workshops & programs

Gain advice from career management professionals through the CMC’s interactive workshops, tutorials and programs. Or tap into on-demand videos that cover industry-specific topics, management tips and more. Some recent workshops offered through the CMC include:

  • Three Steps to Interview Success
  • The Balancing Act: Managing the Overlap Between Current Job and New Job
  • Preparing for Your Performance Review
On-campus recruiting

Top employers from across industries and geographies regularly visit Kellogg to meet with and recruit students from the Evening & Weekend MBA Program. Eligible Evening & Weekend students may participate in the on-campus recruiting process with Full-Time student participants. Additionally, many students prefer to pursue a more customized and targeted approach, working closely with a career coach to identify opportunities better suited to their individual needs and aspirations.

Alumni directory

All Evening & Weekend MBA students have immediate access to the Kellogg Alumni Directory, an invaluable resource for networking and connecting with individuals from different geographies, companies and industries.

I turned to my career coach for guidance through every step of my job search, from initial goal setting and research, to résumé and interview prep, all the way down to offer negotiation.

  holly hirt

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