Job Opportunities for MBA Grads Projected to Increase in 2016:

by on February 6th, 2016

Business school students can look forward to increased hiring rates in 2016, according to an annual survey of employers hosted by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), the test company that owns the GMAT.

Highlights of the 2016 survey results:

  • Three in 4 employers expect to hire MBA graduates in 2016, and of this group of employer respondents, 85% plan to hire as many or more of these candidates than they did in 2015.
  • A majority of employers plan to increase starting annual base salaries in 2016 at or above the rate of inflation for new MBA hires.
  • Nearly 3 in 4 (73%) employers report that their companies offer internships to MBA students; among the companies that offer MBA internships, 92% plan to increase or maintain the number of MBA internship openings in 2016.

View full results of the 2015 Year-End Poll of Employers on the GMAC site.

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