2013 Global Management Education Graduate Survey, Job Search: Class of 2013 Report

This report explores the early job search success for 5,331 graduating students in the class of 2013 from 159 business schools located in 33 countries worldwide.


This report is the first in a series of summary briefs based on the GMAC Global Management Education Graduate Survey conducted in February and March 2013 among students in their final year of graduate business school.

Participating schools receive these summary briefs as well as detailed statistical briefs by program type and an interactive benchmarking tool that shows aggregated responses from their students compared with responses from students at other programs of their choosing. Sign up today to participate in GMAC surveys, including the next Global Management Education Graduate Survey.

Quick Facts

  • 60% of job seekers in the business school class of 2013 reported receiving an offer of employment at the time of the survey, a rate comparable with last year.
  • 85% of grads reported their graduate management education gave them a competitive advantage in the job market.
  • High rates for job offers were seen among graduates who searched in less traditional industries, including technology, manufacturing, and health care.