If your company has an established recruiting relationship with Chicago Booth, please contact:
Melanie Scarlata, Employer Relations, 773.834.8261
If your company is new to recruiting at Booth and would like to learn more, please contact:
Katherine Darius, Employer Relations, 773.702.7766
Investment banking is consistently one of the top career choices of Booth students. Last year, 18 percent of the 2012 graduates from the full-time program accepted positions in investment banking while 14 percent of the first-years accepted internships in the sector. The academic rigor and challenge everything approach found at Booth provides our students and alumni with a strong foundation upon which to build a successful banking career. We work with bulge bracket, middle market, boutique, and independent global firms to connect our students and alumni with opportunities around the world.
Whether your efforts are campus-focused or you are looking for experienced hires to fill your ranks, we are here to support your efforts and help you develop an effective recruiting strategy.
Recruit at Booth
Post a Job
Career Services provides a year-round, free-of-charge job posting service through Global Talent Solutions (GTS), our online recruiting portal. Through GTS recruiters can view and edit job postings for all Booth candidates, including current students seeking entry-level MBA opportunities, as well as alumni and students in executive MBA programs who are seeking more senior-level opportunities.
Recruiting on campus is an efficient and effective way to source candidates for full-time and internship positions.
There are many ways to recruit on campus:
- Attend a multi-firm Corporate Networking Night
- Present to and networking with students at a Corporate Conversation
- Interview students at Harper Center
For full-time positions, most recruiting events are held in the fall, in September and October, with interviews in October and November. Internship recruiting events begin in mid-October, and interviews take place in late-January and February. We’re also happy to facilitate just-in-time interviews and events outside our peak recruiting periods.
Our expert relationship managers are knowledgeable about your industry, the current recruiting landscape, and the campus, They can help you create a recruiting strategy tailored to your specific needs, and guide you through each step of the recruiting process.
Chicago Booth has several online, easy to search resume databases. You can search the resume databases for a variety of criteria that allow you to find candidates who fit your needs, including:
- Previous work experience
- Academic concentrations
- Student group membership
- Industry and function preference
- Work authorization
- Languages spoken
- Location preference
Resume databases include talent from our Full-Time MBA Program, as well as diverse and experienced talent from our Evening MBA and Weekend MBA programs and alumni.
Partner with Student Groups
Chicago Booth student groups host conferences, speaker series, mock interviews, lectures, panel discussions, and many other activities that focus on career interests and professional development. Working with these student groups can be a valuable resource to enhance your campus visibility and recruiting efforts. Among the ways your company can get involved is to provide speakers or sponsorship. We encourage you to contact the relevant student group co-chairs to learn more about building relationships through involvement in student group events.
Full-Time MBA Student Groups
Investment Banking Group
Credit Restructuring Distressed Investing and Turnaround Group
Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Student Groups
Chicago Booth Banking Club
Chicago Booth Trading Club
The IBG Conference, held in Chicago in the fall, offers career panels featuring current industry professionals and networking opportunities for bank representatives and students.
The spring CREDIT Conference provides a broad overview of the distressed investing and restructuring industry as well as a networking opportunity for professionals, students and faculty from around the country.
Each year our students organize Treks to investment banks for information sessions. This is a great opportunity to network with talented students and share more about your firm. Recently students have visited New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Houston, LA and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Attend or Participate in an Event
Chicago Conversations - Chicago Conversations are events around the world with rich dialogue among industry leaders in a thriving in a particular city. Booth corporate partners and the community are invited to hear about industry trends and network with Booth talent.
Industry Networking Events - With events in London, Singapore, and Chicago, the Booth Industry Networking Events provide an informal setting for corporate friends, Executive MBA students, and alumni to connect, share knowledge, exchange information, and create relationships around a specific industry. To register and attend this event as a corporate representative, please contact Linda Eunson.
Participate in an Event - Every year, Chicago Booth hosts dozens of events meant to provide educational, social, and networking opportunities for Chicago Booth students and alumni. If you are interested in representing your company at one of these events as a speaker, panelist, or host of an event at your office, please email us.
Interested in sponsoring a student group event? Please reach out directly to the student group co-chairs. For additional sponsorship activities or more information on how to get your company involved at Booth, please contact Nancy Johnston, Senior Associate Director of Corporate Relations.