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Career Development

The Stern Executive MBA program is a valuable investment in your professional growth. The Working Professionals team in our Careers office is dedicated to the professional development of Stern's alumni and working professional students, providing them with lifelong career support through a range of services. Whether you are aiming to advance within your industry, transition careers, or start a new business, they serve as partners to help you identify professional goals, fine tune your resume, hone your interview skills, develop your pitch, utilize your network and more. 

The Working Professionals team offers Stern’s Executive MBA students and graduates a host of services dedicated to providing you with a competitive advantage in your career development:

  • Career Coaching: Develop a customized career strategy through 1:1 meetings with coaching staff.  Coaching can be delivered via Zoom, telephone, or in-person. Access to Career Coaching begins on day one when students start the EMBA program and continues for the long term as a benefit to all graduates of Stern
  • Networking: Connect with alumni through the Stern Network and through industry speakers and alumni networking opportunities
  • Workshops: Attend sessions on a wide range of professional development topics relevant to Executive MBA students including pivot perspectives, personal brand and advancing your career toward board service
  • Executive-in-Residence Program: Brings senior leaders across a number of industries to campus for industry overviews and 1:1 informationals
  • Industry Roundtables: Engage with alumni and industry leaders to enhance knowledge on market trends, specific job functions and possible career paths toward targeted professional goals
  • IGNITE Career Education Platform: Program designed to build foundational job-search skills for EMBA students through career development workshops and extensive search resources
  • Job Postings: Access targeted postings from Stern’s online job board 
  • Stern Recruitment: Eligible EMBA students will be able to recruit for full-time roles in the fall of their graduating year, pending completion of Careers program requirements
  • Online Resources: Access career content 24/7 via the EMBA Career Resource Hub Content includes:
    • Information and data on industries, companies, and salaries
    • Career assessments, worksheets and other self-reflection activities 
    • Strategies for career advancement, job search, and personal branding
    • Information on enhancing resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles
    • Recorded webcasts and industry panel discussions
    • Strategies and guides for interviewing and negotiating salary