Management Development Programs

The following list contains examples of organizations offering management training and development programs for recent graduates. Please note that the Career Center does not endorse these programs and encourages you to thoroughly research all possible opportunities before submitting any applications.

Consulting

  • IBM
    • Consulting is just one of many areas in which IBM excels—and which you can excel. As the world’s largest consulting organization we partner with our clients to create and implement change that matters. Our business diversity offers access to resources that you won’t find anywhere else.

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Finance

  • Aetna
    • We're searching for recent graduates with advanced degrees to take on leadership roles within our company. Aetna is a place where your work can make a difference – where results truly matter. You provide the knowledge and passion, and we'll provide the opportunity to excel. If you want to grow personally as well as professionally, then now is the time to consider Aetna.

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  • Eaton
    • You understand how critical finance is to the success of an organization. You know that it’s more than just numbers — it’s how to translate them into the information that drives business decisions. That’s why our Eaton Leadership Development Program—Finance & Accounting is perfect for you.

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  • Franklin Templeton Investments
    • Our Futures Program is designed to develop a talented pool of employees who will contribute to Franklin Templeton Investments as a global leader in the industry. Futures Associates experience a series of rotations within different functional areas of the company. These rotations could include Customer Service/Operations, Marketing, Human Resources, Sales, Portfolio Management and Information Technology. Development consists of on-the-job experience, classroom training and a variety of workshops.

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  • Genworth Financial
    • Genworth has both Internship and Development Programs designed to help early career associates launch a successful career. All of Genworth’s development programs and internships provide the opportunity for training and development, community involvement, continuous feedback and mentoring.

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  • HSBC
    • Your career as an International Manager (IM) begins with a one-day induction at our Group headquarters in London. As a graduate, this is followed by the HSBC Group Graduate Development Programme – a four-week residential training programme held just outside London that lays the foundation for your career with HSBC.

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  • ING
    • The ING International Talent Programme is a tailor-made, three-year graduate programme. Simply bring your personal strengths and achievements. In return, we’ll provide you with a level of training and expertise designed to open up fantastic opportunities.

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  • Prudential
    • You come to Prudential not just for a job, but to build a career. Prudential's Accelerated Development Programs give new hires the chance to apply their developing skills to challenges in a variety of business units—all under the Prudential umbrella. We're serious about letting you learn how to take charge, and we're invested in making your success our success.

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  • SC Johnson
    • If you’re a numbers person, you know: experience adds up. And at SC Johnson, we offer ample opportunities to gain experience and grow in your career.

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  • Siemens
    • The Siemens Graduate Program has been encouraging the development of future leaders and the promotion of excellence since 1922, making it the first university graduate program to be established at Siemens. Today, the SGP is an international program that’s available in various global regions, offering its participants thematic variety, challenging assignments, comprehensive content and an international network of contacts. Its concept has changed little over the years, while the program itself continues to do what it has always done: Prepare young and talented individuals for a career at Siemens.

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  • SunTrust
    • Our comprehensive, professional Associate Training Programs provide participants with a solid platform on which to build their careers. Offers Commercial Banking; Comercial Real Estate; Corporate Finance and Investment Banking; Equity Capital Markets Investment Banking Programs.

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  • Synovus
    • We have a challenging and rewarding Management Associate Training program, which combines classroom instruction and On the Job Training in the following areas; Synovus Culture, Branch Operations, Sales and Service, Credit and Risk Management, and Management and Leadership Development.

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  • The Hartford
    • The Financial Leadership Development Program (FLDP) is a three-year rotational program designed to provide high potential individuals with the resources and opportunities necessary to succeed within the finance community and The Hartford. On-the-job experience is supplemented with an extensive training curriculum and mentoring program to accelerate each member’s personal development. Our intention is to hire a small but highly effective and successful group of participants each year. As a result, we are selective in our hiring process and the competition is fierce.

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  • Traveler’s
    • Our Leadership, Development and Graduate Programs are intended for people like you who are inspired by and create momentum. No matter what area of our company you're interested in, Travelers has positions with the fast-paced atmosphere, challenges and rewards that will keep you moving.

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  • United Technologies Corporation
    • UTC seeks talented undergraduate business and engineering students for opportunities at its business units. We offer a number of direct-hire opportunities, as well as several rotational programs in finance, engineering and other business disciplines.

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  • Vanguard
    • The Vanguard Accelerated Development Program (VADP) is a fast-paced, challenging rotational program that helps you prepare for a career in investment analysis, people leadership, or client relationship management, including sales and financial planning. The program varies slightly depending on your site. Upon completion of your assignment, you'll work with your manager to identify the best career path for you and find a challenging role that fits your strengths and interests. You'll be placed in a permanent location at the site in which you enter the program.

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  • Wells Fargo
    • Wells Fargo hires students of all majors and backgrounds for development programs in the following businesses. Learn more about these key business groups and how to apply for upcoming opportunities.

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General

  • GE Leadership Programs
    • GE’s Corporate Leadership Development Programs combine responsible and important job assignments with formal classroom studies. The rotational assignments cut across different aspects of a GE business, providing you with broad and valuable experience in a relatively short amount of time.

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  • Geico
    • We're hiring top graduates from colleges across the country to become future leaders at GEICO. Our two distinct programs seek motivated candidates who excel academically, possess demonstrated leadership skills, and desire to one day lead a team.

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  • L'Oreal
    • At L’Oréal USA, those pursuing a career in Marketing may be eligible for a Management Development Program designed to prepare future leaders. With a strong emphasis on professional development through formal training and individual check-points with HR, the program provides opportunities to gain exposure and hone your skills through hands-on assignments.

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  • Merck
    • Our university recruiting efforts help us grow in a highly competitive industry. Your fresh ideas, unique perspectives and fundamental knowledge are important assets that can help shape the future of this company.

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  • Navistar Corporation
    • Our award-winning corporate university offers a wide range of standard and custom courses designed to enable International to build a world-class workforce. The university's "virtual" curriculum is accessible from just about anywhere in the corporation, with courses formatted for self-study, offered as workshops by most International locations, or available online. International offers a fully accredited online MBA program.

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  • New Sector
    • New Sector is currently recruiting individuals at the undergraduate level for a number of non-profit and public service opportunities.

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  • Turner
    • Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Turner is a Time Warner Company.

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  • Walt Disney
    • Exciting Professional Internships are offered throughout the Walt Disney World Resort! These opportunities serve as a springboard toward launching a successful career while building and establishing relationships. College students will work in a high-energy environment, interface with many levels of management and network with Disney professionals.

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IT

  • Cisco Systems
    • We are now recruiting highly motivated recent graduates to take part in an extraordinary job opportunity. Graduates of our intensive one-year "Associates Program" become seasoned sales and sales engineering professionals, with the knowledge and skills to succeed in the field. Candidates must be dedicated, achievement-oriented, and possess a proven ability to learn. To be eligible for this program, interested individuals must have graduated within the last two years, be prepared to relocate, and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

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  • HP
    • We seek your fresh ideas, energy and enthusiasm, and look forward to your becoming an HP leader of the future. This best-in-class program will give you the opportunity to transition from being a new graduate to becoming a professional at HP. To learn how to make the transition, click here.

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  • Intuit
    • Intuit is an amazing place to launch your career, and you'll learn more than you ever thought you could with one of our rotational programs or early career opportunities. Your parents will be so proud.

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Rotational

  • Apple
    • In this 24-month rotational program you’ll spend time working in key store positions, learning and experiencing how to lead in the unique environment of an Apple Retail Store. You’ll also develop your natural skills to motivate and inspire those around you—as they develop, inspire and motivate you.

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  • Boeing Business Career Foundation
    • The Boeing Business Career Foundation Program (BCFP) gives you the opportunity to join the world's leading aerospace company and take your business career to new heights. The aim of this program is to recruit and develop highly skilled leadership candidates. This employee development program takes you through a range of assignments that provide the scope, challenge and experience to help your business career to take flight.

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  • Johnson & Johnson
    • Johnson & Johnson companies offer a world of new and expanding opportunities for students in bachelor’s and advanced degree programs. The areas of opportunity include: Finance/ Accounting, Engineering, Sales, Quality Assurance, Information Management, Marketing, Human Resources, Research and Development, and Sales.

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  • Lockheed Martin
    • Our commitment to your job training and professional career development defines our character as an employer. You will find that we offer different instructional methods to suit your learning style and schedule. Opportunities can include formal classroom training such as online learning, special job assignments, mentoring and/or coaching, on-the-job-training and special task forces. Benefits such as our tuition reimbursement program encourage your continuing degree education, especially in technical career fields. And, because the landscape of Lockheed Martin employment is so large and diverse, we offer various enhanced opportunities for internal career mobility across the breadth of our global presence.

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  • Manulife
    • Offers three rotational undergraduate programs: Actuary; Information Systems; Investment.

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  • MetLife
    • Begin your professional life with more than just real world experience. Student Development Programs at MetLife will give you a chance to test drive a career with one of the world’s greatest companies. Whatever your goals may be, MetLife offers all the growth, diversity and challenge you are looking for. Learn more about our student programs below and find out how you can make the best start at MetLife.

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  • Nielsen Entertainment
    • Jumpstart your career with the global leader in marketing information, consumer insights and business media. We know you are on the brink of your future and you want a career, not just a job. That's why Nielsen offers a variety of full-time, internship, and co-op opportunities. We're in search of top talent from universities across the nation, for enthusiastic individuals with diverse backgrounds from a wide range of majors.

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  • Raytheon Leadership Development Program
    • As an LDP participant, you are expected to develop your full potential in your particular area of emphasis. Both a mentor and an assignment manager will support you. These roles combine to maximize the impact of the two-year development process.

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  • SBC
    • The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a 20-26 month career development program for recent bachelor's and MBA graduates who have achieved academic excellence and demonstrated outstanding leadership potential. Participants are placed in a rotation of three diverse work assignments during the program to widen their exposure to key areas within SBC Communications and to deepen and accelerate their career growth.

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  • Simon & Schuster
    • A 12 to 18 month entry-level rotational program where the employee will have the opportunity to participate within one of the following areas: Adult, Children’s Publishing (including but not limited to Editorial, Publicity, Marketing, Subsidiary Rights, and Managing Editorial), Digital, or Corporate Communications.

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  • Unilever
    • Designed to turn talented graduates into managers, our program will allow you to experience more in two to three years than you ever thought possible.

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Sales

  • AT&T
    • Here’s the deal. Industry-leading products, premier customers, excellent earning potential. All you have to do is start here, at AT&T. You’ll be coached by the top business sales managers, learn how to sell our breadth of products and services, and put your career ahead of the rest while growing your bank account. Sold? We thought so.

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  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
    • Whether you’re right out of school or looking for something more out of your career, the Enterprise Management Training Program will put you in a position to succeed immediately. You’ll learn how to run a million-dollar business, maximize profits and motivate a team of professionals, while having fun along the way.

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  • Neiman Marcus
    • The Neiman Marcus Executive Development Program (EDP) is the envy of other retailers. We train and orient you to all aspects of our brand of luxury retailing.  Our program provides you with the tools needed to be a successful assistant buyer within our merchant organization.

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  • Sears Company
  • TJX Corporation
    • The TJX Corporate Merchandise Training Program (CMTP) is one of the best and most respected training programs in the retail industry. The CMTP develops future leaders in the Merchandising Division and teaches our business, Off-Price Retailing. At TJX, we offer a structured career path with continuous training opportunities and unlimited growth in Merchandise Planning & Allocation, Merchandise Buying, and ultimately in Executive Management.

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Research

  • IMF
    • The Research Assistant Program (RAP) is intended for recently graduated BA students from leading universities with superior academic records who would like to gain useful work experience before pursuing further studies or moving on to other employment opportunities. RAP participants mainly support the operational and policy work of Fund economists.

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