Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Smurfit MBA are highly sought after to take up roles across all types of organisations, from top consulting firms and banks to tech innovators such as Amazon and Google. Some of our most recent MBA graduates have secured roles in McKinsey, Grant Thornton, EY, Accenture, Bank of Ireland, Northern Trust, Citi Group, Workday, Aer Lingus, Datalex, Microsoft, KPMG and Liberty Insurance.

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The MBA Career Development Programme

The MBA Career Development Programme consists of a variety of workshops, 1:1 career appointments, mentoring and employer engagement activities that helps students to define their career vision and equips them with the career related skills, knowledge and confidence to achieve their career goals post MBA. 

As part of the MBA Career Programme you will work with a CV consultant to design your leadership CV. You will attend a variety of career insight events and career development workshops to develop invaluable employability skills and help you discover the most appropriate path for your career in a highly focused, professional environment. You will hone and develop your interview skills by attending mock interviews with HR professionals and executive search consultants. You also work with a mentor and member of the Career team on a 1:1 basis to guide you on how to prepare and implement your strategy to achieve your own career objectives. Visit the Smurfit Career Development Centre website to learn more about the Careers Services available to our MBA participants.

MBA Careers Fair

The annual Smurfit MBA Careers Fair gives MBA participants an opportunity to network and to meet with potential employers. Watch this video to learn more about why these employers seek to recruit Smurfit MBA graduates.

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