Fisher will add unparalleled value to your career. Three months after the Class of 2009 graduated, 87.9 percent of the new graduates had accepted a full-time position. Fisher is consistently ranked among the nation’s best business schools for providing outstanding employment opportunities for our students.
In Their Own Words
Our world-class Office of Career Management staff is eager and committed to helping students achieve their employment goals. In addition to helping students with their job searches, Career Management gives students access to experienced career coaches and helps them acquire the skills required for career development.
Career Management also provides consultation on job and internship search preparation, organizes career fairs and on-campus interviews, and maintains postings for career and internship positions through FisherConnect (the college's web-based job and internship search tool).
The Career Management staff keeps its finger on the pulse of ongoing hiring trends and can anticipate and plan for changes in hiring practices and needs. This ensures that you can position yourself to potential employers in the best possible way. Fisher graduates are already in step with the business community and equipped to hit the ground running wherever they find themselves.
Fisher’s highly ranked programs and its well-regarded Career Management department attracts the best and most sought-after companies to recruit from Fisher. For example, some recent Fisher MAcc students have accepted positions with ExxonMobil, General Mills, Shell Oil Company, General Electric, Deloitte and Yum! Brands. For more information on the variety of recruiters who visit Fisher, see the Companies Recruiting page.
From the day you first step on campus, you will find a variety of tools at your disposal, all designed to provide you with professional enhancement and networking opportunities. Fisher hosts high-profile business executives at our Executive Lunch series and at the Distinguished Speaker Series (DISS), sponsored by the International Programs Office.
Alumni and other friends of Fisher who have attained leadership positions in their companies are invited into the classroom as guest lecturers and look forward to meeting the class. Course work is designed to hone and build confidence in your presentation and public speaking skills. There are also scheduled events to address every aspect of your career development, including our “professional polish” series.
At Fisher, 13 percent of students enrolled in the MHRM program are international students. Consequently, Career Management places a great emphasis on meeting the special challenges and unique needs of international students. For example, Career Management includes a consultant who specializes in developing personalized plans for global job searches and helps international students searching for jobs in the United States, as well as students looking for international job opportunities.