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A Focus on You

We have built the Career Development Center at Darden with a focus on you — you the student and you the recruiter.



Bloomberg Businessweek gave Darden's career services an A+ rating (2012). The Economist ranked Darden No. 1 in diversity of recruiters and No. 4 in opening new career opportunities.

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Innovative Career Education

Darden's Career Development Center takes a unique approach to Career Education. This approach is rooted in deep involvement and input from students, delivering an integrated and relevant slate of resources.

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For you the recruiter:

Darden strives to be the number one place from which you recruit. A bold statement? Maybe, but we strive for this goal in two ways:

  • By producing graduates who are distinct from graduates of other schools and therefore complementary to your school portfolio.
  • By offering a team of industry experts to guide your recruiting efforts that will connect you to the right candidates.
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For you the student:

Darden's Career Development Center provides you with lifelong career management skills and helps you build the skills for your immediate summer internship and full-time job searches. Visit the MBA Career pages.... more

  • Your Career Podcast Series

    Listen to Leadership Speakers talk about career advice for students just starting out on their post-MBA careers.

  • The Darden Step: A Career Development Blog

    4 February 2014

    Keeping the Door Open

    Earlier today I sent an email to a Darden recruiter. It was a new kind of note that I’m still...

    14 November 2013

    The SY Switch

    I apologize for my extended absence as Darden SY recruiting has consumed my existence until now. All that being said,...