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Otago MBA Graduate Career Prospects Survey

Jobs within six months:  A survey of our alumni who graduated from 2009 to 2013 showed that 74% of the respondents found jobs within three months of graduation and almost all secured jobs within six months.

Wide range of sectors and job functions: The sectors and range of job functions our alumni worked in are wide, reflecting the versatility of the Otago MBA education.

The key sectors include consulting, retail, financial services and manufacturing.  However, many also establish their careers in technology, logistics, as well as government and non-profit organisations.

The range of functional areas they engaged in is equally wide and includes business development, marketing, consulting, finance, senior management and technology.

Good salary: Of the respondents, sixty percent of them earned more than NZ$70,000 and seventeen percent earned above $110,000 a year.
International Careers: Our alumni work in countries all over the world. Countries they found jobs in are New Zealand, USA, Iraq, Switzerland, Columbia, Thailand, Germany, UK, Australia, India and Russia.

Positive Impact on Careers and Lives:  According to our alumni, the top positive impact of the Otago MBA on their careers and lives are greater professional confidence, more employment opportunities, more international opportunities and greater upward mobility.

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