Master in Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB)



Recent Graduate Career Survey

Graduates capitalize on their skills and become conscious of their assets.

Where will ESSEC take you?

Recent Career Statistics


Signed contract within 4 months after 6-month company mission

45 - 56.5K €

Starting salaries


Signed before the end of 6-month company mission

Where are our Alumni based?

International Dimension 

83% of Alumni working in France declared having a job with an international scope. Our Alumni are based in France (63%), Europe (10%), Asia (14%), Canada (1%), USA (4%), MEA (4%), Latin America (4%), Canada (1%) and Russia (1%).

Job Functions

Alumni Job Functions - Consulting (29%), Business Development/Sales (19%), Finance (18%), Marketing (14%), Management (5%), Audit (2%), Others(13%).

Career Guidance and Support

ESSEC Alumni

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

ESSEC Alumni already has 60 000 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 principle, 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.

Career Services

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.

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.

Your Incubator

ESSEC Ventures: 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

For more information, visit the ESSEC Ventures page


ESSEC Antropia - The first ever social incubator created by a management school to support innovative social entrepreneurs.

For more information, visit the ESSEC Antropia page

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