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        Graduate Career Services

        Advance Your Career

        Graduate Career Services (GCS) assists in launching or advancing your career.  We help you achieve your aspirations by providing a range of professional development and career coaching services and connecting you with leading employers in your field of choice.

        The Graduate Career Services team facilitates our Advanced Professional Development courses and summer internships—both of which are part of the Full-Time MBA core curriculum. Students of all MBA, executive, and specialty master’s programs have access to GCS career and professional development services. You'll be prepared for everything, from understanding your personal and career goals to offering negotiation and acceptance.

        Our three-pronged approach includes:

        Career Coaching

        • One-on-one meetings
        • 1 credit hour course

        Professional Development

        • Workshops
        • Seminars

        Employer Relations

        • Site visits
        • On-campus visits

        Our services 

        Career Development Services

        • Résumé Building
        • Building an Online Presence
        • Mock Interviews
        • One-on-one career coaching

        Professional Development Services

        • Networking
        • Personality type and team dynamics
        • Salary research and negotiation
        • Personal financial planning
        • Professional communication
        • Presentation skills

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        Graduate Career Services

        Our goal is to help you become market-ready. See how we do it.

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        Connecting employers with skilled business professionals


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        Find available positions and career development services

        With a completed profile, students can search and apply for thousands of jobs and internships, register to attend OPCD events, schedule career coaching appointments, and gain access to other job search and career development tools.

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        Work with outstanding corporate partners

        Graduate Career Services works with outstanding corporate clients—like Maersk—to identify top talent and prepare them to immediately make an impact when starting their professional careers.

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        Preseason Career Kickoff

        We connect Auburn Graduate Business Students with employer partners, some of whom are previous graduates looking to give back to the very Auburn MBA program that set them up for success.

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        Our highly-desirable graduates are...

        Employed in numerous industries

        GCS employment statistics graphic. Stats are as follows: Government 3%, Real Estate 3%, Transportation 4%, Financial Services 17%, Healthcare 5%, Energy 4%, Technology 8%, Manufacturing 7%, Other 19%, and Consulting 30%

        Hired by top companies

        • Accenture
        • BBVA
        • Chick-fil-a
        • Coca-Cola
        • Deloitte
        • Delta
        • ExxonMobil
        • EY
        • Intel
        • KPMG
        • Lockheed Martin
        • Regions

        Accepted offers within 3 months of graduating in 2019
        obtain a summer internship

        Meet the Team

        Frank Oprandy

        Frank Oprandy

        Director of Graduate Career Services
        4031 Horton-Hardgrave Hall

        Taryn Hersch

        Taryn Hersch

        Career Coach
        (334) 844-3826
        4067 Horton-Hardgrave Hall