Career support

Career Development Resources at Keio Business School

Career support team offers comprehensive career management and professional development services to support MBA candidates' job hunting and career transitions, according to their individual needs. We host various career seminars and guidance sessions as well as recruiting events of companies and one-on-one career counseling from the early stage of MBA program to help students pursue their career goals.

Professional Career Support Staff

Our career coaches will give detailed instructions on how to write resumes, work histories, cover letters and other application material, tailored to each applicant as well as to the companies and industries of choice.

Career Development Programs and Workshops

We offer information sessions on career management and professional development run by our own career coaches as well as by recruiting agencies. We also offer intensive programs and career events in partnership with hiring companies.

Recruiting Events

We host a number of companies on campus each year for presentations and networking events. KBS alumni also visit our campus to share their experiences and give advice to students.

Internship and Hiring Information

We provide information on job offerings and internships from the companies we maintain close contact with. In addition, job information for both undergraduate and graduate students offered for Keio University are available through a recruitment information search system called Kyujin Navi.

Agent Information

We partner with various recruiting agencies to help our students' job search. Students may choose to work with agencies to enhance their job search.

Connection with Alumni

KBS MBA students can connect to KBS and Keio University alumni who shares their contact information. Alumni information can be searched by industry or company on our databases.

To Hiring Companies

KBS hosts a number of companies and organizations on campus each year for presentations and networking events. We hope to help you find and retain great employees, so please contact the career team at career@kbs.keio.ac.jp if you have any requests.

Statistics

(1) Placement Result by Industry (MBA Graduates of 2017)

  • Manufacturing: 19%
  • Utilities and Energy: 4%
  • Wholesale and Retail: 7%
  • Financial and Insurance: 11%
  • Real Estate: 5%
  • Education and Learning Support: 5%
  • Service: 26%
  • Construction: 7%
  • Information and Telecommunications: 10%
  • Advancement in Education: 1%
  • Other 5%

(2) Major Employers over the Recent 3 Years

MBA Graduates of 2015

  • M3, Inc.
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Sakurajyuji Group
  • Nomura Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Philip Morris Japan
  • PricewarterhouseCoopers Co., Ltd.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Citibank Japan Ltd.
  • PricewarterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC
  • EY Advisory & Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • IBM Japan
  • Nidec Corporation
  • Lion Corporation
  • MISUMI Corporation
  • NIKON CORPORATION
  • Olympus Corporation

MBA Graduates of 2016

  • START TODAY CO., LTD.
  • Rakuten, Inc.
  • Accenture Japan Ltd.
  • Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Industrial Growth Platform, Inc.
  • KPMG Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • Microsoft Japan
  • SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.
  • L.E.K. Consulting
  • Roland Berger Ltd.
  • Bloomberg Finance L.P.
  • Lawson, Inc.
  • Shiseido Company, Limited
  • Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
  • ASKUL Corporation
  • Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • Sony Corporation
  • Life Robotics Inc.

MBA Graduates of 2017

  • SBI Holdings, Inc.
  • Accenture Japan Ltd.
  • Amazon Japan LLC
  • JOHNSON COMPANY, LIMITED
  • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
  • PricewarterhouseCoopers Co., Ltd.
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
  • Lion Corporation
  • Robert Walters Japan
  • The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
  • SUMITOMO CORPORATION
  • Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd.
  • TAIHO Industrial Corporation
  • Asahi Life Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  • DENTSU INC.
  • Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
  • NEC Corporation
  • Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Inc.

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