Build career momentum through hands-on experience.
In addition to a major, all Kelley MBA students choose a first-year Academy. Through your Academy, you’ll develop marketable skills through professional experience, all designed to position you for long-term career success.
First-year Academy options include:
- Business Marketing
- Capital Markets
- Consumer Marketing
- Strategic Finance
- Supply Chain and Digital Enterprise
- PLUS Life Sciences
No matter which Academy you choose, you’ll gain experience, a career network and benefit from:
- Academy activities: With company-based consulting projects, leadership opportunities, nationwide corporate visits, and networking with industry veterans—your Academy will give you the career-related experience recruiters look for.
- Your Academy director: More than merely academic, your director is an expert in the field and your one-on-one mentor.
- Your career coach: With industry experience and a recruiter’s perspective, your Academy career coach will work with you to perfect your personal brand and career trajectory.
- Your peer coach: These top second-year students provide feedback and motivation based upon their experiences at school and beyond. And, in your second year, you can become a peer coach—further developing your own leadership and career focus.