Andrew Radin, MIT Sloan

Andrew Radin, one of our MBA bloggers in the US, reflects on his second year at business school and the book that helped him  Read more

Welcome to the Financial Times MBA Jobs Clinic for September 2014. Are you an MBA student or graduate looking for careers advice or a job. Perhaps, you wish to change careers? Or are you a recruiter wanting to learn more about the MBA job market?

Our panel of experts will answer readers’ questions today. The panel includes:

Iain McLoughlin, director of career services at Esade Business School in Spain

Vanessa Jennings, international MBA recruiter for Microsoft

Tony Somers, director of the MBA Career Management Center at HEC Paris in France

Graham Hogg, consultant at McKinney Rogers, a global management consultancy 

Masters in Management options are growing fast. Why is this degree so popular? What do recruiters look for when hiring graduates from these programmes? These and other questions are now being answered by the Financial Times’ panel of experts:

- Ashok Banerjee, dean of new initiatives and external relations at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in India
- Michael Frenkel, dean and professor of macroeconomics and international economics at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany
- Robert Helsley, dean of the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia in Canada
- Della Bradshaw, FT Business Education Editor

Moderated by Charlotte Clarke


Gareth Rees, University of Bath EMBA

Gareth Rees, our MBA blogger at the University of Bath, reflects on the differences between studying for an MBA and an executive MBA Read more

Amar Naik, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

Amar Naik, our MBA blogger based in India, describes his trip to France and Germany with fellow business school classmates Read more

Prakhar Gautam, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Prakhar Gautam, our MBA blogger from India, describes the experience of getting to know a new culture with 50 other students  Read more

We would like to hear your thoughts on whether an EMBA is actually worth the thousands of dollars it usually costs. Read more

Piyush Jain, UCLA Anderson School of Management

With 10 days to go before orientation starts, our MBA blogger Piyush Jain from the US describes the build up to life at business school  Read more

Owen Woolcock, London Business School

After a year of campus talks, workshops and networking, MBA blogger Owen Woolcock shares his definition of sustainability  Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

As the term at Harvard Business School gets underway blogger Marta Sczcerba finds that Harvard’s structure helps incoming students to bond Read more

Victoria Michelotti, NYU Stern

As she begins her MBA journey at NYU Stern, blogger Victoria Michelotti says business school welcomes applications from students with non-traditional backgrounds just as much as those who have taken a more conventional path Read more

Owen Woolcock, London Business School

Although certain that he does not want to go into consulting once he graduates, MBA blogger Owen Woolcock took the time to attend the Impact Consulting Club at London Business School. His project focused on long-stay homelessness shelters and he found the experience a very rewarding one Read more

Omar Khan, University of Sydney Business School

Omar Khan, our MBA blogger in Australia, reflects on his first semester at business school  Read more

Domitilla Ferrari, EMBA SDA Bocconi

Domitilla Ferrari, our MBA blogger in Italy, struggles to describe the value of her course Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

UK-based blogger Niladri Gupta reflects on his MBA experience as the countdown to his graduation ceremony begins  Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

US-based blogger Marta Szczerba describes her first case study as a student at Harvard Business School  Read more

Kshitij Gopal, National University of Singapore

Singapore-based blogger Kshitij Gopal reflects on his first year at business school, questioning the subject matter  Read more

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

MBA blogger Alexandra Fitzgerald believes that the summer internship is invaluable in helping “career switchers” start out on their new careers Read more

Owen Woolcock, London Business School

MBA blogger Owen Woolcock examines the impact of French economist Thomas Piketty’s book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, on his school campus Read more

Niladri Gupta, Lancaster University Management School

Lancaster student Niladri Gupta describes the logistics of studying in the UK while leaving his family in the US and setting up a business in India  Read more

Owen Woolcock, London Business School

Owen Woolcock, our MBA blogger from London Business School, announces the launch of an online site he has been working on  Read more

Welcome to the FT live web chat with Bryn Panee Burkhart from MIT Sloan School of Management, in the US.

Are you an MBA student or graduate looking for a job or internship? Do you have questions about the job search or interview process? Ms Burkhart will answer career-related questions today between 14:00 -15:00 BST.

Ms Burkhart, associate director of alumni career development, wrote “How to use LinkedIn for career success” for the Business Education’s MBA Careers hub.

Send your questions now to or tweet them to @ftbized #MyMBAcareer and they will be answered on this page.


Gareth Rees, University of Bath EMBA

Back to where it had all finished, or at least where I thought it had finished. A shade over seven years since I walked out of my last exam as an undergraduate at Bath – thinking I’d never again have to go through the torment of hours on end revision – there I was, stood in exactly the same spot about to do it all again. Read more