Post-Graduation Planning

We know you have bold aspirations after you graduate from Marquette University—and just like we want to see you succeed in the classroom, so too do we want you to realize your dreams beyond campus. Our robust set of Career Services Center resources can help you prepare for your career, secure that first job and connect with successful alumni worldwide.

Interested in graduate school? Marquette has highly respected, nationally ranked programs across an array of disciplines.

Whatever your goals, let us help you!

Career Services Center

The Marquette University Career Services Center is here to partner with undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni to provide guidance for choosing a major, exploring career paths, engaging in enriching career-related experiences, and, ultimately, pursuing lives with purpose. Whether you are just beginning to uncover your interests, skills, and values or are ready to go after your next experience, there is something for everyone at the Career Services Center.

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Business Career Center  

The Business Career Center offers career preparation support to business majors, Graduate School of Management students and business alumni. BCC support areas include:  

  • Career preparation courses: All business undergraduates will complete LEAD 1050, 2000 and 3000. These courses focus on the transition to college, career choices, application strategies and the transition to internships and post-college life. 
  • Industry-aligned events: The BCC will host or cohost numerous industry-aligned recruiting and career education events each year. These events provide opportunities for students to learn about future possibilities and network with professionals and alumni. All events will be posted to Handshake and publicized by email. 
  • Individual support: Students and alumni are encouraged to meet with BCC staff to discuss individual questions and career planning. Appointments may be scheduled through Handshake. 
  • Mentoring: In collaboration with the Marquette Business Alumni Association, the BCC has historically supported the Business Mentor Program. This program guarantees a mentor with at least 5 years of professional experience to all sophomore business students who complete the application process. Student applications are due within September each year.  

Graduate School and Graduate School of Management

At Marquette University Graduate School, we know that the highest standards of academic excellence create remarkable results. As a student here, you'll study and work side by side with faculty who actively live this truth. With their support, you'll extend the knowledge and skills gained in your studies to further human interest and solve problems facing society. You'll be equipped to not only become a professional who excels in your field, but also to live a life of purpose, to carry out actions that better the world, and ultimately, Be the Difference.

The Graduate School of Management at Marquette University is home to nationally ranked part-time MBA and EMBA programs, as well as world-class master's degree programs in Accounting, Accounting Analytics, Applied Economics, Corporate Communication, a joint MBA program with Law and our brand-new Online MBA, Master in Management and MS in Supply Chain Management programs.

Military Service — ROTC

Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines — Marquette's tradition of excellence in preparing students in the ROTC is nationally known. One of the longest-running programs in the country, Marquette ranks seventh among national universities for percent of students who serve in ROTC, according to Washington Monthly.