Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Smurfit MBA are highly sought after to take up roles across all types of organisations. They are hired into a variety of commercial roles in Ireland and abroad. 

Over the past few years, our Full Time MBA class have secured roles in a large number of organisations, including: McKinsey, Google, Accenture, Microsoft, AIB, Kellogg’s, EY, Workday, Deloitte, Aer Lingus, ABB, Grant Thornton, WebSummit, Hilti, PwC, Amazon, Oxfam and Bank of Ireland.

Companies hiring our graduates

Quick Facts

In Top 100 since 2000*

FT MBA Global Ranking


% Growth in earnings after 3 years


% Employed within 3 months

The MBA Career Development Programme *

As a UCD Smurfit Full-time MBA student, you benefit from:

*subject to change.

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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