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CAREER STATISTICS

93%

found their job within 1 month of graduation

100 %

found their job within 3 months of graduation

90%

hold a job with an international dimension

 

ALUMNI JOBS - SECTORS AND FUNCTIONS

Graduates of the Master in Finance program are successful in pursuing a full-filling career in all areas of finance

SECTORS

FUNCTIONS

Banking 43%        
Consulting 18%
Brokerage/Trading 11%
Asset Management 11%
Investment/Hedge Funds 10%
Other 5%
Insurance 2%

 

RECRUITING COMPANIES

Graduates assume high-level positions in various roles across Europe, North America, Asia and the rest of the world.

  • Goldman Sachs
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Barclays
  • UBS
  • Rothschild
  • Standard Chartered
  • Fitch Ratings
  • BNP Paribas
  • Crédit Agricole
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • EY
  • Axa
  • Santander
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Natixis
  • HSBC
  • Amundi
  • Societé Générale
  • Ardian
  • Calypso
  • CITI

 

Career Services

CAREER GUIDANCE & SUPPORT

We continually strive to give you guidance and support during your time at the school and thereafter as a graduate. You can choose from an exceptionally wide range of options to help shape your career.

These are developed in partnership with the Career Services, partner companies and ESSEC alumni:

 

   Recruitment Events
Recurrently held with over 500 partner companies such as on-campus forums and sector-specific seminars, career round tables and company presentations.
Finance Careers Forum in London and Internaitonal Finance Forum on ESSEC France Campus
   Interview and CV Workshops
 plus career orientation guidance to prepare students to optimise their entry into the professional world and develop their career plans.
   Online Job Portal
 where more than 15,000 internship opportunities and 6,000 job offers for young graduates are posted each year.


You also access an active and extensive global network of more than 50,000 alumni with around 70 chapters worldwide, which you will become a part of upon graduating! Visit ESSEC Alumni

 

ESSEC ALUMNI

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

ESSEC Alumni already has 50 000 graduates with diverse profiles dispersed in all corners of the world: 60 countries. With unique personalities, 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 has been the first French Business school with a global reach to put in place.

At each step, before and after your course, ESSEC Alumni allows you to:

  • find an internship or a job in France or abroad
  • manage your professional progression
  • switch career paths, become entrepreneurs or independent consultants
  • 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

 

YOUR INCUBATOR

Moreover, if you are (or would like to be) an entrepreneur, ESSEC Business School provides you with the opportunity to join our in-house incubator, ESSEC Ventures, which supports you whilst you develop and launch your startup project. The ecosystem, reputation and network of our school will ensure you make the most out of your business endeavour. 

    • 413: business creation projects received support;
    • 300: start-ups created;
    • 72: start-ups’ survival rate after five years
    • €300 M: amount of equity raised by ESSEC Ventures start-ups
    • Eligibility for seed capital fund ESSEC Ventures

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