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I am a currently enrolled student of Santa Clara MBA program. It has been very concerning to me that even though, SCU MBA is a great program with very bright students and is perfectly located in the heart of Silicon Valley, yet there have been a lack of top tier companies recruiting at the campus job fairs.

I feel that the students career needs has been neglected due to the programs part time nature and the assumption that the graduating students would not leave their current employers. Even though the program has a very strong alumni network, it has not been used to full potential. There have been very limited career discussions, alumni networking events and exposure of students to the job recruiters. Result has been the sinking part-time MBA rankings, low career placement of graduating students and very few companies showing up at the job fair.

Most graduating MBA students are very frustrated /disappointed because after spending enormous amount of resources (time, efforts and money), they are facing the above-said issue that hinders their career development and career transition.

I understand that Santa Clara University has tried hard to develop MBA program into a top-notch program. To claim the full benefit of this MBA program, I respectfully submit my concern and request for implementing following suggestions:

1. To actively use Alumni network as part of the career development network. Student networks should be given access to Alumni network helping them to take leadership position in hosting alumni networking events.

2. To combine SCUs undergraduate and graduate career centers especially since the undergrad career center already have solid business connections and has more visibility to some major companies.

3. To encourage the staff (both faculty and high level administrative) to actively seek business firms (investment banks, consulting firm, venture capital firm etc.) for campus recruiting.

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  • 29 December 2015100. Rishi C
    Expected Graduation Time 2008 Career Objectives should be meet with MBA degree after spending so much of time and money.
  • 22 December 201599. Brian M
    Expected Graduation Time 2005 В
  • 09 December 201598. Brian Y
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  • 24 November 201595. Penis B
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  • 20 November 201594. Ricado Murray
    Expected Graduation Time Summer 2006 В
  • 14 November 201593. Charu A
    Expected Graduation Time Fall 2006 В
  • 08 November 201592. Mali V
    Expected Graduation Time Spring 2007 It is worthwhile to look at Top 5 B. Schools and see what can be learnt and implemented at SCU regarding Career Development for its evening MBA Students
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  • 28 October 201590. Azadeh Stokes
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  • 23 October 201588. Manish G
    Expected Graduation Time 2007 I would like to see some investment banks and VCs recruiting at SCU.
  • 21 October 201587. Kaleem A
    Expected Graduation Time 2007 We'll be working with the students to improve interview success.
  • 14 October 201586. Terrell O
    Expected Graduation Time 2005 Y'all better pay me what I'm worth
  • 14 October 201585. Reeta P
    Expected Graduation Time December 2006 MSIS program is completely ignored and career center doesn't meet the needs of MSIS students.
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Ebony RasmussenBy:
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The Dean, Leavey School Of Business, Santa Clara University


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