The employment outcomes for the graduating Kellogg Full-Time MBA class of 2020 and the internship outcomes for the Kellogg Full-Time MBA class of 2021 showcase the strong demand for Kellogg talent from a diverse range of employers, from startups to Fortune 500 companies in industries including technology, finance and consulting.

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Click here to download program-specific data broken out by 2Y, 1Y and MMM programs. Please note full program breakout data is not available prior to 2020.

Major Functions and Industries

Industry — Full-Time

Major Industries Chosen by Graduates 2016-20201

Industry 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Consulting 36% 31% 30% 33% 33%
Consumer Packaged Goods 7% 8% 7% 12% 14%
Energy 1% 1% 1% 1% 2%
Financial Services 15% 19% 14% 13% 13%
Healthcare Products and Services 5% 7% 7% 6% 7%
Manufacturing 3% 2% 4% 4% 3%
Media/Entertainment * * 1% * 1%
Nonprofit 1% 2% 1% * *
Real Estate * 2% 3% 2% 3%
Retail 2% 3% 3% 3% 2%
Technology 28% 25% 28% 25% 22%
Transportation & Logistics Services * 1% 1% * 1%
1Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100%.
*Less than 1% of accepted jobs.

Function — Full-Time

Major Functions Chosen by Graduates 2016-20201

Function 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Business Development 2% 2% 2% 4% 3%
Consulting 37% 34% 32% 34% 33%
Corporate Strategy/Strategic Planning 7% 5% 2% 5% 5%
Finance/Accounting 15% 19% 13% 14% 16%
General Management 10% 12% 12% 9% 8%
Human Resources 0% 1% 1%
Marketing/Sales 10% 14% 19% 19% 20%
Operations/Logistics 2% 2% 2% 3% 3%
Other 3% 2% 8% 6% 6%
Technology 13% 10% 10% 6% 4%
1Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100%.
†Less than 1% of accepted jobs.

Industry — Internships

Major Industries Chosen by Summer Interns 2016-20201

Industry 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Consulting 23% 28% 26% 23% 25%
Consumer Packaged Goods 10% 9% 8% 10% 13%
Energy 1% 1% 1% 1% *
Financial Services 15% 15% 12% 14% 15%
Government * * * 0% *
Healthcare 7% 6% 9% 9% 8%
Hospitality/Tourism * 1% 0% * 1%
Manufacturing 5% 5% 6% 6% 4%
Media/Entertainment 1% 1% 1% 1% 2%
Nonprofit 3% 3% 3% 2% 2%
Other 2% 2% 1% 2% 5%
Real Estate 1% 1% 1% 2% 2%
Retail 2% 3% 2% 3% 3%
Technology 31% 25% 27% 26% 21%
Transportation & Logistics Services * * 1% 1% 1%
1Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100%.
*Less than 1% of accepted internships.

Function — Internships

Major Functions Chosen by Summer Interns 2016-20201

Function 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Business Development 2% 5% 4% 3% 5%
Consulting 23% 30% 29% 26% 28%
Corporate Strategy/Strategic Planning 14% 8% 8% 8% 8%
Finance/Accounting 17% 18% 16% 17% 18%
General Management 6% 7% 7% 7% 4%
Human Resources 1% 1% * 2% 1%
Marketing/Sales 15% 13% 18% 22% 23%
Operations/Production 1% 2% 2% 1% 2%
Other 5% 3% 6% 7% 6%
Technology 17% 13% 10% 8% 5%
1Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number and may not add up to 100%.
*Less than 1% of accepted internships.
Please note that the 2015-2020 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.

Download the 2020 employment report

Click here to download program-specific data broken out by 2Y, 1Y and MMM programs. Please note full program breakout data is not available prior to 2020.

Past Employment Report Archive