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Kellogg's Career Management Center announced 94 percent of the Full-Time Class of 2017 received an offer by three months post-graduation

Kellogg School 2017 employment report

Kellogg School graduates accept jobs in diverse industries, functions and geographies

Record number take positions in the technology industry and on the West Coast

By Sarah Aylward

11/14/2017 - This year, 94 percent of Kellogg's Full-Time MBA Class of 2017 received an offer within three months of graduation. These jobs came from diverse industries and organizations, ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. 

"Kellogg leaders take a multi-disciplinary approach to solving complex business challenges," said Matt Merrick, associate dean of MBA operations. "The versatile skills they hone at Kellogg enable them to make an immediate impact across all types of organizations."

Demand for Kellogg leaders remains strong within the U.S. and abroad. Top industries where students accepted jobs this year include consulting (33 percent), technology (a record 25 percent), finance (13 percent) and CPG (12 percent). Top companies hiring Kellogg students this year include McKinsey & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, Amazon, Bain & Company and Microsoft. 

To meet increased student demand for jobs in the tech industry, the Kellogg Career Management Center helped facilitate relationships with more than 50 technology companies where students ultimately accepted jobs. Tech companies appreciate the agility of Kellogg MBA students, who are able to lead across a variety of functions, including sales, marketing, product development and operations. 

"Kellogg's curriculum builds leaders who are strong analytical thinkers and are confident collaborating across organizations. The Kellogg graduates we hire jump in on day one, but also continue to mature at Cisco," shared Jodi Washington, program manager, networking and security transformation team. 

Aligned with the increase in technology hires, Kellogg has also seen an increase in students accepting jobs on the West Coast, up to 31 percent for the class of 2017. This complements 30 percent who stay in the Midwest and 33 percent who accept roles on the East Coast. 

Class of 2017 employment outcomes infographic

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