Career Management

Personalized Approach

Global Partners provides a customized, one-on-one approach to Career Management. A team of faculty and career counselors works closely with each student to assess his or her career interests and how to optimize time in the MBA program into a career enhancing experience.

Curriculum and Tools

Our proprietary global career course consists of more than 10 workshops that are conducted throughout the Global Partners program. Integrated with the Executive Leadership theme, these workshops assist students in mapping their career development. Resources and career assessments include Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Culture Active, CareerLeader, H1Base, Interview Stream, and Going Global. Students in the program have access to premium subscription global, national and local jobs boards and networking sites, such as QS Top MBA global job site. Executive coaching sessions and individual counseling sessions are also part of the career management portfolio offered to Global Partners students.

The Robinson Student Career Guide PDF icon is a reference tool that provides solid career planning information in a straightforward and organized manner.

Alumni Network

Global Partners alumni live and work around the world. Additionally, as a graduate of the Global Partners program, you also are an alumnus of COPPEAD, IAE and the Robinson College. The Global Partners program offers many networking opportunities in each location of the program as well as with companies and their senior management. The program hosts seminars, executive career coaching sessions, career fairs, various guest speakers, and social events to give students and alumni a number of opportunities to build their own extensive network of professional and personal contacts.

Return on Investment

The Global Partners MBA program works with Fortune 500/Fortune Global companies as well as small to mid-sized companies throughout the world for internship and permanent placement. Global Partners graduates are frequently recruited by their interning company. Graduates over the last five years, on average, have experienced a 60% plus increase salary increase upon graduation – a strong ROI.

1-on-1 Career Coaching

Global Partners MBA students enjoy premium career services with a global focus. One of the most important aspects of the career planning process is 1-on-1 career coaching. Sharon Cohen employs her expertise in global career transitions and social media job search to assist GPMBA students in career planning and transitioning. Additionally, Ms. Cohen maintains MyCareerManager blog, providing insights on Global MBA career topics. You can email Ms. Cohen at

Record of Success

GPMBA program students have been recruited by firms including:

Airbus SAS
AXA Investment Managers
BMO Capital Markets
BMW Manufacturing
Citibank Dubai
The Coca-Cola Company
Dubai International Finance Centre
Ernst & Young
GE Hungary Zrt.
HP Germany
Hyperion Consulting
JPMorgan Chase
Leopard Capital
North Highland
Novell S.A.R.L.
Ogilvy PR Worldwide
Panama Canal Authority
Quito: CONQuito
RG North America
Rubbermaid France SAS
The Home Depot
Turner Broadcasting System
YRC Logistics
Zurich Financial