MIT Students after Graduation
During 2012–2013, 296 employers recruited in
MIT Global Education and Career Development
(GECD). Computer technology companies (27%), consulting (18%), financial
services (15%), engineering (10%),
and energy (7%) were the top five industries participating in on-campus recruiting
and accounted for 77 percent of total recruiters.
Undergraduates after Graduation
- Twenty-three percent of 2013 bachelor's degree graduates
found jobs through on-campus recruiting and MIT-sponsored job listings.
- Twenty-one percent found jobs through various networking venues, including MIT
faculty and administrators, GECD contacts, and professional conferences.
- Fifteen percent had internships that led to a full-time job offer.
- Sixteen percent found jobs through a career fair.
- Seventy-nine percent of all graduating seniors completed internships while at MIT.
Fifty-seven percent of MIT undergraduates took jobs after graduation;
35 percent went on to graduate school. The top graduate school destinations were
MIT, Harvard, Stanford, University of California at Berkeley, New York University,
Northwestern, Boston University, Cornell, Princeton, Carnegie Mellon,
and University of Chicago.
Graduate Students after Graduation
- Sixty-five percent of students graduating from MIT with an SM degree entered the work
sector and 26 percent went on to graduate school.
- Eighty-two percent of those graduating with an MEng degree entered the work sector
and 15 percent went on to graduate school.
- Ninety-five percent of students with an MBA entered the work sector
and one percent went on to graduate school.
- While 85 percent of PhD students planned to work after graduation,
one percent continued their education. Of those with confirmed employment,
44 percent were postdoctoral positions.
|Top Employment Sectors for MIT Graduates
|Engineering (all fields)
The top employers for bachelor’s degree recipients were Google, Apple,
Oracle, Accenture, Boeing, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Palantir, McKinsey,
and Vecna. The top employers for master’s degree recipients were McKinsey,
Amazon, Google, Oracle, US Navy, Schlumberger, Boston Consulting Group,
US Air Force, Bain & Company, Microsoft, Apple, and Nike. The top employers
for doctoral degree recipients were MIT, Harvard, McKinsey, Stanford,
California Institute of Technology, Duke, Harvard Medical School, Intel,
|Average Salaries Earned by MIT Graduates Entering Industry
|Master of Science
|Master of Engineering
|Master of Business Administration
|PhD entering postdoctoral positions
|PhD entering other positions