Graduate Management News

February 2017

The Newsletter of the Graduate Management Admission Council

Research Insights: February 2017 Featured Content

Stay ahead of the latest industry trends by reading February’s featured content from GMAC Research Services.

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  Consistent with its mission to empower business schools around the world to build competitive advantages in admissions and program management by aggregating market insights, GMAC Research Services offers the Research Insights page on Check out this month’s featured content below.    




Research Insights Internships

Many Employers Expanding MBA Internship Opportunities in 2017

Internships often give MBA candidates a leg up in securing a full-time position following graduation.

February 16, 2017

Among employers with internship programs, 66 percent plan to offer internships to MBA candidates in 2017. Read more.

Research Insights Starting Salaries

Starting Salaries Expected to Rise for 2017 B-School Grads

More than half of employers plan to increase starting base salaries either at or above the rate of inflation.

February 14, 2017

GMAC Research’s most recent survey of employers finds that 58 percent plan to increase starting base salaries for new MBA hires in 2017. Read more.

Research Insights Company Expansion

Company Expansion Goals Drive Demand for MBA Talent in 2017

The results of the 2016 Year-End Poll of Employers highlight employers’ growth targets for the year ahead.

February 9, 2017

‘Improving performance and productivity’ continues to be the company goal most frequently cited in the 2016 Year-End Poll of Employers, a survey of 167 recruiters from more than 140 companies worldwide. Read more.