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Irene Aitkenhead Taylor, the Careers and Corporate Development Manager for the MBA programme, recently obtained destination statistics for the full-time graduating cohort of 2011 and the majority of students were in jobs within 3 months of graduation. Destination industries were: (percentages approximate)

Financial Services                                             28%
Business Advisory/Consulting                          20%
IT                                                                     17%
Energy/Oil & Gas                                              14%
Engineering/Manufacturing                              11%
Education/Training                                            6%
Other (including Media, Retail &                        4%
Govt/Public Services)

You can read more about Strathclyde MBA Career Management and the level of careers service and planning students have access to here: http://www.strath.ac.uk/mba/careermanagement/

Also, this year, we’ll be offering incoming students the opportunity to access CareerLeader, a market-leading business career
self-assessment program and just one of the number of career self-assessment tools used. Incoming students will be able to access this from around the begining of September 2012. A wealth of other online resources are available to students too, once they are registered students and you can read a little more about just a few of those available here:

http://www.qs.com/globalworkplace/ (full access on registration)
http:// www.mba-exchange.com/Candidates/mba_jobs_mba_development_programs.php (full access on registration)
http://www.careerleader.com/ (access tba for confirmed incoming students)

Of the current class, offers have already been made by the likes of Amazon and Weir Group whilst students are in the recruitment process of companies such as BAE Systems and CapGemini.