The employment outcomes for the graduating Kellogg Full-Time MBA class of 2018 and the internship outcomes for the Kellogg Full-Time MBA class of 2019 showcase the strong demand for Kellogg talent from a diverse range employers, from startups to Fortune 500 companies in industries including technology, finance and consulting.

Major Functions and Industries

Industry - Full Time

Major Industries Chosen by Graduates 2014-2018

Industry 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Consulting 30% 33% 33% 35% 35%
Consumer Packaged Goods 7% 12% 14% 12% 11%
Energy 1% 1% 2% * 2%
Financial Services 14% 13% 13% 19% 14%
Health Care Products and Services 7% 6% 7% 5% 6%
Manufacturing 4% 4% 3% 3% 5%
Media/Entertainment 1% * 1% * 1%
Nonprofit 1% * * * *
Other 1% 1% 1% 4% 3%
Real Estate 3% 2% 3% 2% 1%
Retail 3% 3% 2% 4% 3%
Technology 28% 25% 22% 15% 18%
Transportation & Logistics Services 1% * 1% 1% 0%
*Less than 1 percent of accepted jobs
NOTE: Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100 percent.

Function - Full Time

Major Functions Chosen by Graduates 2014-2018

Function 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Consulting 32% 34% 33% 35% 35%
Finance/Accounting 13% 14% 16% 18% 13%
General Management 12% 9% 8% 8% 9%
Human Resources 1% * 1% * 0%
Information Technology 10% 6% 4% 4% 5%
Marketing/Sales 19% 19% 20% 20% 21%
Operations/Logistics 2% 3% 3% 3% 3%
Other 10% 10% 9% 8% 9%
Strategic Planning 2% 5% 5% 4% 5%
*Less than 1 percent of accepted jobs
NOTE: Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100 percent.

Industry - Internships

Major Industries Chosen by Summer Interns 2014-2018

Industry 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Consulting 26% 23% 25% 24% 24%
Consumer Products 8% 10% 13% 16% 15%
Energy 1% 1% * 1% 2%
Financial Services 12% 14% 15% 14% 19%
Government * 0% * * 0%
Health Care Products and Services 9% 9% 8% 8% 8%
Manufacturing 6% 6% 4% 5% 4%
Media/Entertainment 1% 1% 2% 1% 1%
Nonprofit 3% 2% 2% 2% 4%
Other 1% 2% 5% 3% 3%
Real Estate 1% 2% 2% 3% 1%
Retail 2% 3% 3% 3% 4%
Technology 27% 26% 21% 20% 15%
Transportation & Logistics Services 1% 1% 1% * 0%
*Less than 1 percent of accepted jobs
NOTE: Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100 percent.

Function - Internships

Major Functions Chosen by Summer Interns 2014-2018

Function 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Consulting 29% 27% 28% 26% 25%
Finance/Accounting 11% 13% 16% 17% 18%
General Management 7% 7% 4% 3% 4%
Human Resources * 1% 1% 1% 1%
Information Technology 10% 8% 5% 6% 4%
Marketing/Sales 18% 22% 23% 26% 27%
Operations/Production 2% 1% 2% 3% 2%
Other 15% 13% 13% 11% 13%
Strategic Planning 8% 8% 8% 8% 6%
*Less than 1 percent of accepted jobs
NOTE: Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100 percent.

Please note that the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Employment Reports only include data from the 1Y, MMM and 2Y programs. This differs from previous years’ employment reports, which included data from the 1Y, MMM, 2Y, JDMBA, MDMBA, E&W OCR and Sponsored populations. As a result, benchmarking these more recent reports against previous reports is not advised.

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