Career Perspectives

After graduation, MBF students are offered many attractive opportunities on the job market across Europe. Popular industries for MBF students include finance, consulting and entrepreneurship, but many other interesting career paths are pursued by our graduates. Indeed, the MBF also opens the door for leading academic Ph.D. programmes.

Where MBF graduates work – industries

Employers of MBF graduates, a selection:

Career Services

The experts at the Career & Corporate Services support students in the different stages of their career planning – by one-on-one interview training, CV optimization or numerous workshops and other career events. Furthermore, they assist students with specific information about work permit regulations in Switzerland for their respective nationalities.

The Career Power Days are an exclusive event that takes place in cooperation with the Strategy and International Management Master’s programme of the University of St.Gallen. Observed by professionals, students are required to slip into the role of a firm’s executive team, consulting team, R&D team or works council and find solutions to complex problems under high pressure.

During the HSG Banking Days, the most prestigious banks come to the HSG campus to give talks, engage in workshops, offer networking events and conduct assessment centres. MBF students are a popular target of recruiters

In the MBF Career Workshop series, HR professionals from renowned companies come to our campus to give MBF students insights into the specifics of the application process in the financial services industry, answer their questions and practise real-life interview situations with them.

“"The MBF program gave me the opportunity to deepen my understanding of financial markets with both interactive courses and contacts with practitioners. Being an MBF students is a challenging experience which made me learn and grow."”
Zachary Matteucci, Sales & Relationship Management Analyst at BlackRock - Graduate MBF 2022
“For me, the MBF has exceeded expectations. Not only is the theoretical education very comprehensive with great elective opportunities, but it is continuously applied to practical problems and discussed with guest lecturers of leading financial institutes.”
Tobias Wiest, Ph.D. Candidate in Finance at the University of St. Gallen - Graduate MBF 2021

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