Careers as an MBA

Everyone comes to UBC Sauder with different priorities, different goals and different perspectives. The Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre (BCC) is staffed with dedicated MBA Career Coaches who will help you develop a strategy based on what today’s employers are looking for, and have designed programs and services to help you develop your market skills and shape your career.

Expect support

We offer a range of programs, services and resources to help you navigate the business landscape and develop the skills you need to achieve your goals.

Direct connection to businesses 555 connections were made between UBC Sauder students and businesses during the 2021/22 academic year.
Networking with employers 222 employers met and engaged with UBC Sauder students during the 2021/22 academic year.
Dedicated employer events 117 employers hosted dedicated career information sessions for our students during the 2021/22 academic year.

Embrace change

Whether it's advancing in their current role, progression into senior roles, career changes or starting something of their own, students come to UBC Sauder with a desire for change. Our team of experts at the Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre are dedicated to helping you navigate the business landscape and develop the skills you need to achieve your goals.

Career changes experienced

  • Started as a Lead Economist, graduated as an Associate at BCI
  • Started as a Banking Advisor, graduated as an EY Tech Consultant
  • Started as a Neonatal Nurse, graduated as an Analyst at Aritzia
  • Started as a Lawyer, graduated as an Analyst at Launch Academy Accelerator
  • Started as a Teacher, graduated as a Consultant at KPMG

Career growth experienced

  • Started as a Technical Consultant, graduated as a Senior Manager at RBI Leadership Program
  • Started a Consultant, graduated as a Consultant, Operational Excellence at PwC Canada
  • Started as an Accountant, graduated as a Financial Analyst at Rubicon Organics
  • Started  as a Relationship Manager, graduated as an Commercial Account Manager at RBC


Experience the outcome

92% of our 2021 grads were employed 90 days after graduation
Average salary at graduation $83,194 MBA Class of 2021
Annual salary range $40k - $150k MBA Class of 2021

Celebrate success

From concussion monitoring to tech-product marketing, to venture capital funding, UBC Sauder is a launch pad for innovation. Meet some of our entrepreneurially-minded UBC MBA graduates who have honed their business skills to launch industry-leading companies.


Employers of UBC MBA graduates

UBC Sauder helped me understand my past experience from a different perspective, and see what my real strengths are.

Varun Sharma
Operations Manager, Amazon

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