Recruiting MBA Students
Our MBA students combine academic excellence with a solid grounding in the real business world. Many of our students already have in-depth industry experience – seven years on average – to this we add leading edge skills, the key theories, and invaluable interpersonal skills. In short, everything our graduates need to add value and have a positive impact on your organisation.
How can you recruit our MBA graduates?
Our experienced team will help you connect with our international cohort of MBA students and alumni. Talk to us and we’ll tailor services to meet your needs and support your recruitment campaigns and succession plans. Opportunities to promote your business include:
Publicise vacancies and events: we can advertise your vacancies and events to our students and alumni – at no cost to you. These will be posted on our career platform and included in our e-newsletters. We can also target your vacancies to draw in a specific audience. Email us to find out more
Company presentations: these provide a great opportunity to raise the profile of your business or your career, and to network with potential clients. Through our career insights series, you can also share your expertise in a specific field with a group of students.
Skills workshops: delivered by recruiting organisations, these sessions are designed to help our students develop important career-building skills, from networking to leadership.
London events: we bring Durham’s talent closer to the capital with our London events. Our annual London Conference provides the perfect platform for the city’s businesses to network with a diverse array of students.
CV matching: In addition to our Talent Profile Book we can provide students CVs to match your requirements including languages, experience and geographical preferences.
MBA consultancy projects: gain all the energy, knowledge and insights of an MBA student with a business project. During these three-month projects, an MBA student will tackle a strategic business issue facing your business. Once completed, you’ll receive a full report on their findings. Email us to find out more.
Who we work with
"Shahin's overall understanding of business dynamics enabled him to settle quickly into the role. His intuitive appreciation of the culture of a highly matrixed organization enabled him to adapt to an environment where influencing skills are a pre-requisite to success. His MBA has equipped him to address a vast range of different projects, ranging from the analysis and interpretation of market trends through to potential acquisitions and alliances."
Nell Burden, Director, Strategic Planning, Industry Solutions Group, Emerson Process Management
"At Accenture, we offer one of the leading consulting graduate schemes and find students from Durham are well informed and possess great skills that stand out in interviews and our Assessment Centre. The content of Durham programmes complement the skill set that we require.... we have recruited a number of graduates from Durham."
Aaliya Jetha, Graduate Recruitment, Accenture
"Ernst & Young has a long history of recruiting many very talented individuals from Durham University Business School who go on to complete successful and varied careers within the firm. Graduates of Durham Business School demonstrate great potential and the natural energy and enthusiasm that we look for at Ernst & Young."
Alexandra Gibson, Graduate Recruitment Officer, Ernst & Young LLP
"At Unilever we are looking for graduates to take on real responsibility from day one on the Unilever Future Leader’s Programme. We have found Durham University graduates relish the opportunity to become a future leader, are excited by growing our iconic multi-million euro, market leading brands, and most importantly have the drive to succeed."
Lucy Fisher, Graduate Recruitment Specialist - Selection, Unilever