Jobs & Careers

Obtaining an advanced degree in business should be as much about applying the degree as it is getting into the right school or program. This section helps by giving you an employment perspective on an MBA degree so you can apply an MBA degree to improve your life in some meaningful way.


Peer Profiles

This section will give you some valuable "peer" perspective from former officers who have transitioned into business and also from officers who have chosen to remain in the military.


Meet Jonathan Um

Current Position: Management Consultant, McKinsey & Company
Education: MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Meet Alex Lane

Current Position: Vice President, Quality Strategy and Issue Management                                    Capital One Bank
Education: BS, United States Military Academy
                 MBA, Texas A&M University, Mays Business School


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Employment Data on Military MBAs

Military MBA periodically conducts research with MBA schools and graduates to determine compensation figures and enrollment patterns on students with a background in the military. Both of the following surveys represent primary findings in our research.

Enrollment and Employment Data Surveys

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On the Job

Many military students who consider enrolling in an MBA program ask, "What does an MBA do on a typical day at work?" Here are some examples of what you can expect on the job once you graduate.

Tech Product Manager

Chris Barry
Product Manager, Microsoft
MBA-Duke University Fuqua School of Business

Management Director

Stefan Stern
Divisional Director, Krispy Kreme
MBA: University of No. Carolina Kenan-Flagler

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The following employer organizations have either hired Military MBAs or have a history of recruiting and promoting Military MBAs. These companies are as follows.

Diversified Industrial / Energy

General Electric Company (GE), subsidiary operations such as GE Supply Logistics, Georgia Pacific, ConocoPhillips, Unisource, DTE Energy, Corning, ITT Industries, Ashland, MeadWestvaco, NiSource.

Healthcare Companies

Johnson & Johnson, J&J Guidant Medical, Pfizer Inc., Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Inc, HCA.

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