Careers

Our Ivy League network of more than 10,000 Johnson alumni — and Cornell’s more than 250,000 alumni — will extend your reach far beyond our campus.

Before you even arrive on campus, our Career Management Center staff will be in touch with you about your job search. And as you make your way through the program, you’ll reap the benefits of our unique, integrated approach to career management:

  • Career workgroups: functionally-aligned groups led by second-year students
  • JPrep programs: introducing first-year students to ideas and trends in various industries
  • Immersions: semester-long tracks that plunge students into real-world business experiences
  • Advising: students assigned to one of eight professional advisers who give personalized, one-on-one career guidance

Employment Report

Figures reflect class of 2018

Summary of permanent jobs accepted
Number of graduates 283
Graduates seeking employment 256
Full-time job offers by 3 months after graduation 94%
Mean base salary accepted $126,353
Mean bonus accepted $33,503


Brian Balduzzi, MBA '18

“Cornell’s MBA program offered me multiple opportunities to engage with leadership, advocacy, service, and collaboration through its student activities, clubs, and programs. These opportunities might be available at other schools, but few programs have as many student-led initiatives as Johnson at Cornell.” Read More

Brian Balduzzi, MBA '18

Job Function Details

Detail of jobs accepted by function
% students
Consulting 25%
Finance – Corporate Finance 6%
Finance – Equity Debt Research 2%
Finance – Investment Banking 19%
Finance – Other 5%
General Management 24%
Human Resources 2%
Legal 4%
Marketing 12%
Other Job Functions 1%

Internship Report

Figures reflect class of 2019

Summary of Summer internships accepted
Number of students 284
Students seeking employment 272
Internship acceptances reported 271
Mean base monthly salary $8,736

Internship Function Details

Detail of internships accepted by function
% students
Consulting 21%
Finance – Corporate Finance 11%
Finance – Equity Debt Research 5%
Finance – Investment Banking 22%
Finance – Other 4%
Finance – Private Equity/Venture Capital 2%
General Management 15%
Marketing and Business Development 14%
Other Job Functions 6%

Who Hires our Students

  • 500 Startups
  • 8minutenergy
  • A.T. Kearney
  • AB Inbev
  • Accenture PLC
  • Activate
  • Adler Kawa Real Estate Advisors
  • Adore Me
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
  • Alexander Group
  • Altman Vilandrie & Company
  • AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Amazon
  • American Airlines, Inc.
  • American Express Company
  • Arconic
  • Artisan Partners
  • Autodesk, Inc.
  • Bain & Company
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Barclays PLC
  • Bayer AG
  • Becton Dickinson (BD)
  • Berkery, Noyes & Co., LLC
  • Biogen
  • BlackRock, Inc.
  • Blue Heron Capital
  • Blue Ridge Partners
  • Boeing Company
  • BofI Federal Bank
  • Boston Consulting Group, The (BCG)
  • Bridgewater Associates
  • Britnell Ventures Inc.
  • Brooks, Houghton & Company, Inc.
  • BuzzFeed
  • CareerCoach.com
  • CBRE Group
  • CBS Television Network
  • Charity: Water
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
  • Cigna
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Citigroup Inc.
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • CNIC Corporation Ltd
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • CommonBond
  • Constellation Energy Group Inc.
  • Cornell University
  • Corning Incorporated
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
  • Ctrip.com International Ltd.
  • Cypress Creek Renewables
  • Danaher Corporation
  • DanoneWave
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • doxxa.io
  • DTE Energy
  • eBay
  • Ecolab, Inc
  • Edward Jones
  • Eli Lilly
  • Emerson Electric
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Evercore Partners
  • Exela Technologies
  • Exeter Property Group
  • EY (Ernst & Young)
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Fenox VC
  • Ferrovial Agroman US Corp.
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Genentech Inc.
  • General Electric
  • General Mills Inc.
  • General Motors
  • GF Capital
  • Global Capital Finance
  • Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
  • Goodwin Procter
  • Google Inc.
  • Greenhill & Co.
  • Greystar
  • Greysteel
  • Gro-Intelligence
  • Guggenheim Partners, LLC
  • Harris Williams & Co.
  • Hasbro Inc.
  • Hess Corporation
  • HNA Hospitality
  • Hodes Weill & Associates
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Houlihan Lokey, Inc.
  • IBM Corporation
  • IMG
  • Impact America Fund
  • Inductis
  • Infosys Ltd
  • Intermountain Healthcare
  • International Union for the Conservation of Nature
  • J.P. Morgan
  • JD.com
  • Jefferies LLC
  • JGR Capital Partners
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Johnson Controls
  • Jones Day
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • KPMG
  • Kraft Heinz Company, The
  • L.E.K. Consulting LLC
  • Land O’ Lakes, Inc.
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Lazard
  • LevelTen Energy
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Lockton Insurance Brokera, LLC
  • Macquarie Bank Limited
  • Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Mastercard Incorporated.
  • Maternity Care Coalition
  • McChrystal Group
  • McKesson Corporation
  • McKinsey & Company
  • MetLife
  • Microsoft
  • MM. LaFleur Inc.
  • Moelis & Company
  • Moody’s Investors Service
  • mTheory
  • MTS Health Partners, LP
  • Muial
  • Nestlé S.A.
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company
  • Novartis AG
  • NYSERDA
  • Ocean Terrace Holdings
  • Organic Valley
  • OrthoFit
  • Pacific Life
  • Parthenon
  • Paul Smith’s College
  • Paul Weiss
  • PCCP LLC
  • PepsiCo Inc.
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Piper Jaffray Companies
  • Pivot Health
  • PJT Partners Inc.
  • PlacePass
  • Planetary Resources
  • Presidium Partners
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Procter & Gamble Co.
  • Quest Diagnostics
  • QuintilesIMS
  • RB
  • RetailMeNot
  • Reynolds
  • Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated
  • Ropes & Gray
  • Rosie Applications Inc.
  • Route 66 Ventures
  • Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
  • Rubin Haney
  • S.C. Johnson & Son Inc.
  • Samsung Electronics
  • Santander Bank
  • Schlute Roth & Zabel
  • Sensata Technologies
  • Service Finance Company
  • Shopkick
  • Siam Commercial Bank
  • Simmons & Company International
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Sirios Capital Management
  • SSG Advisors
  • Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC
  • Starbucks Corporation
  • State of Flux
  • State Street Corp.
  • Strategy&
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
  • Target Corporation
  • Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS)
  • Tata Trusts
  • TD Securities
  • TIL Ventures
  • Toyota
  • TriBridge Residential
  • UBS AG
  • Unilever NV
  • United Airlines
  • Vanguard Group Inc.
  • Verizon Communications, Inc.
  • Vipshop
  • Vivaldi Partners
  • VMware Inc.
  • Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc.
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Watchtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • Wayfair
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Wells Fargo & Company
  • West Monroe Partners
  • Whirlpool Corporation
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Wistia
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • XPO Logistics
  • Yimian Data

For further questions, and for information regarding Johnson's Two-Year MBA program:

Email the Johnson Career Management Center or call 607-255-4888.

For official reporting purposes Johnson conforms to the standards of the MBA Career Services Council Reporting Standards.