Talent & Careers
Choosing a career path is one of the most important decisions our students face. So to help them make it, they have the full support of the IE Talent & Careers team, who is there to guide them and help them launch a successful career.
The IE Talent & Careers department is responsible for providing IE University students and alumni with professional guidance. Thanks to the quality tools we offer them, our continuous training, and the advice of our on-hand experts, their chances of success in the job market are much higher.
In this department, we meticulously assess students’ interests, expectations and skills in order to help them make the most important decisions for their future. At the same time, our team directly collaborates with different companies to help them find the most outstanding professionals in the market.
95% of IE University’s Class of 2021 said that they were currently working
of our graduates are working outside their country of origin
of international student decided to stay and work in Spain
Talent & Career Highlights
IE University´s international recognition, coupled with the partnerships it holds with leading companies and institutions, enables students to compete for top positions internationally. We help students launch their careers across industries and across the globe. By supporting our student´s professional and personal growth, we help them achieve success in their field of choice.
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"Being an entrepreneur often means that you have to cope with a lot of ups and downs along your startup’s development.""When I began the interview process for my summer internship at Google Poland, I was overwhelmed. However, IE University gave me the resources to show off my best self""I believe entrepreneurial capacity has helped me achieve my professional success because I believe having drive is what takes you everywhere.""I have learned about the importance of having a diverse team in terms of gender, ethnicity, and beliefs.""We would like the local communities to benefit economically by working for us; we want to prioritize the development of the regions that supply our materials.""If you love the job that you are doing, you will never work again.""It is fascinating to have the opportunity to get out there in the real world and see a legal scenario that you studied at IE University.""IE University gives you the kind of experience that enables you to step out of your comfort zone and succeed.""It is a privilege to work for a company that challenges me every single day. I would not be where I am today if it had not been for my years at IE University.""For me, entrepreneurship means creating a company that benefits both yourself and society.""I'm very happy to have studied in English at an international, multicultural institution like IE that's so highly regarded in the business world.""Entreprenurship is a mindset; you have to start thinking how to solve problems.""If you are doing something, do it to the best of your ability—no matter what.""I currently lead a great team of ten engineers who are helping our clients build their engineering teams""Entrepreneurship to me is a way of life. I’m the kind of person that is always looking for new adventures, new challenges and new people to prove wrong.""At IE University I learned how to successfully work in teams and with people with diverse backgrounds and nationalities.""I found this to be the perfect opportunity to gain some knowledge and practical skills in the field of foreign affairs""I think that the secret sauce is knowing the right people, having a great story of personal development, and identifying how you’d fit in at the company.""IE University’s values are very similar to the values Nike looks for in their employees: proactivity, innovation, creativity, and most importantly, passion.""IE University helped me understand the importance of networking and of clear communication, which helped me throughout the application process.""The skills and attitudes I learned at IE University enabled me to learn quickly and adapt within my current position."
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What we do1 What we do
What we do
IE University’s international recognition, combined with our partnerships with leading companies and institutions, allows our alumni to compete for the best roles around the globe. We help them kick off their professional careers in any sector and any company globally.
The Talent & Careers team provides them with exclusive resources to find job offers that suit their goals. We act as an intermediary between students and companies, putting them in touch with leading employers at an international level. Thanks to this personalized guidance, graduates launch their careers with their best foot forward.
This guidance and support isn’t just for alumni. Seeing as many students start thinking about their professional future very early on, this service starts the day students enroll in IE University.
What we offer1 What we offer2 Internships
What we offer
From students’ very first year, we give them access to an array of resources to enhance their professional profiles and boost their employability.
One of these resources is our Career Development Training (CDT), an innovative tool that lays the foundation for students’ training for the professional world. Each year, the CDT is adjusted to the profile and objectives of each group of students, since first-year students don’t need the same support as those who are finishing their studies.
There are many other resources we offer our students: Sector-specific Q&As, interview preparation, CV and cover letter revision, and more. All of this support is provided by advisors who are specialized in the different sectors in question, and carefully follow the professional evolution of their students.
Being a student at IE University gives you access to a wide range of internships—both curricular and extracurricular—thanks to the 3,243 companies we have agreements with. Our students have done internships at organizations such as MAEC, Amazon, JP Morgan, Danone and Cuatrecasas. Seizing this opportunity can be decisive for students’ futures, and they know it: during the 2020/2021 academic year, we signed around 1,600 internship contracts.
YOUNG CORPORATE PROGRAM
At IE University, we want to help students make the leap into the professional world with ease. And we know that during the first couple years of a degree program, it’s more difficult for students to work with real companies. That’s why we created the Young Corporate Program. In the program, students are matched with a company, where they’ll work and train during various time periods throughout their degree.
YOUNG CORPORATE PROGRAM MADRID
1ST YEAR - COMPANY INSIGHT
The program begins with the pre-selected students making online or in-person contact with the companies, which will provide them an idea of the corporate culture. From these pre-selected students, companies choose the final participants that will continue in the program.
2ND YEAR – MENTORING & SHADOWING
The students will have the opportunity to receive mentorship from company executives.
The shadowing phase of the program involves observing professionals from different departments to discover what day-to-day life is like in the company.
3RD YEAR - INTERNSHIP
This phase will start with a summer internship, and it can be extended to last six months in total. Each internship is tailored to both the business’s needs and the student’s individual talents.
4TH YEAR - FINAL THESIS
At the final stage, students will have the option of writing their final thesis, so long as the proposed project falls within the scope of university-approved topics. If so, students will be supervised by both an IE University professor and an executive from their partner company.
YOUNG CORPORATE PROGRAM SEGOVIA
1ST YEAR - COMPANY INSIGHT
The program begins with the pre-selected students making online or in-person contact with the companies in Segovia. Students will have the opportunity to spend the day at a specific company doing activities.
2ND YEAR – MENTORING & SUMMER INTERNSHIP
The students will have the opportunity to receive virtual mentorship from company executives during the whole year.
The particulars of the summer internship will vary depending on the company and they can take place virtually. Each internship is tailored to both the business’s needs and the student’s individual talents.
Define your own career pathWork experience does not begin only after graduation. IE University students start to receive employment offers even before they’ve finished the program. While many alumni are recruited by major multinational companies, some prefer to join small and mid-sized companies or startups. Others go on to launch their own businesses. Each student can define their own career path based on their interests and goals—thanks to the program’s innovative curriculum, uniquely extensive internship program and practical methodology, no doors will be closed.
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