The employment outcomes for the graduating Kellogg Full-Time MBA class of 2019 and the internship outcomes for the Kellogg Full-Time MBA class of 2020 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 2015-2019

Industry 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Consulting 31% 30% 33% 33% 35%
Consumer Packaged Goods 8% 7% 12% 14% 12%
Energy 1% 1% 1% 2% *
Financial Services 19% 14% 13% 13% 19%
Healthcare 7% 7% 6% 7% 5%
Manufacturing 2% 4% 4% 3% 3%
Media/Entertainment * 1% * 1% *
Nonprofit 2% 1% * * *
Real Estate 2% 3% 2% 3% 2%
Retail 3% 3% 3% 2% 4%
Technology 25% 28% 25% 22% 15%
Transportation & Logistics Services 1% 1% * 1% 1%
*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 2015-2019

Function 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Business Development 2% 2% 4% 3% 3%
Consulting 34% 32% 34% 33% 35%
Corporate Strategy/Strategic Planning 5% 2% 5% 5% 4%
Finance/Accounting 19% 13% 14% 16% 18%
General Management 12% 12% 9% 8% 8%
Human Resources 0% 1% * 1% *
Marketing/Sales 14% 19% 19% 20% 20%
Operations/Logistics 2% 2% 3% 3% 3%
Other 2% 8% 6% 6% 5%
Technology 10% 10% 6% 4% 4%
*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 2015-2019

Industry 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Consulting 28% 26% 23% 25% 24%
Consumer Packaged Goods 9% 8% 10% 13% 16%
Energy 1% 1% 1% * 1%
Financial Services 15% 12% 14% 15% 14%
Government * * 0% * *
Healthcare 6% 9% 9% 8% 8%
Hospitality/Tourism 1% 0% * 1% 1%
Manufacturing 5% 6% 6% 4% 5%
Media/Entertainment 1% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Nonprofit 3% 3% 2% 2% 2%
Other 2% 1% 2% 5% 3%
Real Estate 1% 1% 2% 2% 3%
Retail 3% 2% 3% 3% 3%
Technology 25% 27% 26% 21% 20%
Transportation & Logistics Services * 1% 1% 1% *
*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 2015-2019

Function 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Business Development 5% 4% 3% 6% 6%
Consulting 30% 29% 27% 28% 26%
Corporate Strategy/Strategic Planning 8% 8% 8% 8% 8%
Finance/Accounting 18% 11% 13% 16% 17%
General Management 7% 7% 7% 4% 3%
Human Resources 1% * 1% 1% 1%
Marketing/Sales 13% 18% 22% 23% 26%
Operations/Production 2% 2% 1% 2% 3%
Other 3% 15% 13% 13% 11%
Technology 13% 10% 8% 5% 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, 2017, 2018 and 2019 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.

Past Employment Report Archive