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The ESSEC Global MBA Career Services continuously work to build partnerships with major companies and institutions in the corporate world.

We will support you in developing the skills you need to be exceptional candidates for world-class recruiters. Thanks to the engagement of alumni, HR and executive search firms, our team is able to kickstart your career and help you achieve your goals.

Career opportunities

The ESSEC Global MBA Career Services has two focal points for support

Through career-related events

  • Company presentations
  • Conferences and round tables
  • Recruitment events
  • Networking opportunities with consultants, industry managers and CEO’s

Through personal guidance

  • One-to-one career counselling
  • Professional workshops
  • Mock interviews & seminars
  • ESSEC Mentoring program
  • Individual personal development coaching

Career Week

The Career Week acts as a bridge between the Global MBA students and their future careers. Over two days the students have three professional interviews: with a recruitment manager, a headhunter and a career coach allowing them to receive feedback on their strengths and weaknesses. It is designed to get insider tips on how to succeed their career, acquire valuable job search strategies and give students the opportunity to network with potential future employer.

 

The Career services at ESSEC are one of the key pillars of the program. The strong links that the program enjoys within the luxury industry become crystal clear when one gets exposed not only to distinguished people within the top luxury brands / conglomerates but also, to ever helpful alumni who are steadily making a mark in the respective luxury companies that they work in. I have been able to nurture many a relationship across the industry and the genesis of everything, I must say, lies with the opportunities that the Career service cell initially provided within the MBA program.”

Sushanta Das, class of 2011, Director of Operations and
Control at DFS Group Limited Middle East

 

Career key facts

  • 48%
    Changed Sector
  • 46%
    Changed Function
  • 48%
    Of graduates are working outside their home country
  • 65%
    Of graduates found their job thanks to Networking

Join a Worldwide Network of Excellence

Become one of the 50,000 Alumni around the world

Logo ESSEC AlumniThe ESSEC Alumni association currently consists of over 55 local chapters around the globe. This active network engages regularly with students, organizing events throughout the year, maintaining an exclusive directory of contacts, and promoting partnerships between current and former ESSEC students and the global business community. This is true in all sectors covered by our majors. For example, the International Luxury Brand Management major offers a great network of alumni in various luxury companies at different levels of management thanks to the 600 Luxury Brand Management alumni worldwide educated at ESSEC over the last 22 years.  Luxury alumni regularly host cocktail evenings and get-togethers where current students are also invited.

ESSEC Alumni website

In the same vein, the AAIMHI is the Alumni Association of Hospitality Management specialists, which operates independently from the school and serves over 1,500 alumni spanning 45 nationalities and 55 countries. With more than 30 years of experience, IMHI offers a great network of alumni in the various subfields of hospitality at various seniority levels.


When you join ESSEC Business School, you join a community; yours! You will discover within the community, the power of the ESSEC network.

The ESSEC Alumni network already comprises 50 000 graduates with diverse profiles dispersed across all corners of the world. Each individual is unique, but they share a common goal - to achieve their career objectives.

As you enter ESSEC, you become a member of ESSEC Alumni and you remain one forever. This is, in principal, the lifetime membership that ESSEC, as a French Business school with a global reach, has been the first to put in place.

At each step, before and after your course, ESSEC Alumni serves as a support to:

  • Find an internship or a job in France, Singapore, or worldwide
  • Manage your professional progression
  • Switch career paths, become an entrepreneur or an independent consultant
  • Facilitate exchange with professionals with common goals
  • Maintain contact with your cohort and the community

Discover all the services and facilities offered by ESSEC Alumni here.

A word from our Career Services team

At ESSEC we believe that each one of our students is unique and we trust their capacity to design and achieve their specific target. My role as a career coach is to develop and empower the ESSEC Global MBA students by helping them assess their strengths and define their career goals.

I also connect them with recruiters, experts and alumni so as to enable them to gain exposure to the job market and to connect with professionals in the industry that they desire to work. I organize all types of career activities ranging from individual coaching sessions to workshops to company visits, inviting guest speakers and networking events. ESSEC continues to work closely and build valuable relationships with partner companies worldwide to ensure the students have a strong network to take advantage of to build a great career path.

My favorite motto is “You have the answer”.

 

Claire Gaudissart, Career Development Manager

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  • Oct 20

    Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Mexico City

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  • Oct 27

    Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Seoul

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  • Oct 28

    MBA Class Preview - The Art of Luxury Service in the Digital Age

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  • Oct 30

    Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Santiago

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    MBA Class Preview - The Art of Luxury Service in the Digital Age

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  • Nov 03

    Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Hong Kong

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  • Nov 07

    HeadHunt Brown Bag Series - Career Success Strategies and Digital Platform Business Models

    Hear from our professors in Singapore. 12:00 | One Marina Boulevard Sign up
  • Nov 08

    QS World MBA Tour - Hong Kong

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  • Nov 08

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  • Nov 13

    QS World MBA Tour - Singapore

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  • Nov 17

    Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Beirut

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    Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Dubai

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  • Jan 19

    Open Day 2019 | ESSEC France

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