Your professional path to success

Talent & Careers

Choosing a career path is one of the most important decisions you will have to make. IE Talent & Careers helps graduates launch their careers across industries around the globe, guiding them throughout this decision-making journey.
TALENT & CAREERS

LAUNCH YOUR CAREER

IE Talent & Careers is the professional development service for IE University students and alumni. We work to shape individuals so they are ready to contribute to the success of a company or organization. With access to high-class tools, ongoing training, a wide career network and expert advice, our students get all the help possible to succeed in the job market.

YOUR INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

IE University’s international recognition and agreements with leading companies and institutions affords graduates the opportunity to secure international opportunities. A large percentage of our students are employed straight after graduation, often by a company where they have interned.

of the 2018 job seekers reported they were currently working
of the 2018 graduates joined or launched a startup
of the 2018 job seekers work outside their country of origin

Discover key employability facts about the graduates of 2018

FROM OUR DIRECTOR

Carlos Diez is the Director of Talent & Careers at IE University. Starting out in Journalism, he’s since worked in several global human resources firms both in Madrid and London. It was during his Executive Master in Human Resources at IE Business School that he first came into contact with IE Talent & Careers. Today, Carlos manages the career services that IEU, offered to all students at an undergraduate level.

“IEU students want the job they want after graduating. They pursue careers where they can make an impact and doing something meaningful.”

CUSTOMIZED CAREER MANAGEMENT

IE University Career Report Class of 2018

95% of IE University’s Class of 2018 job seekers reported they were currently employed.

Our bachelor programs are designed to develop students’ leadership skills, and equip them to overcome the professional challenges of the modern workforce.

 

IE Rankings

  • 1ST
    in Spain

    Global Employability University

    Times Higher Education 2018
  • 7TH
    in Europe

    Global Employability University

    Times Higher Education 2018
  • 24TH
    Worldwide

    Global Employability University

    Times Higher Education 2018

YOUR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

MAP YOUR PATH TO SUCCESS

We know you want to lead a fulfilling and successful professional career. The Career Services Department will help you assess your interests, expectations and skills as you make important decisions about your future. We’re here to get you started on this journey. Throughout your time with us, we will guide you as you map your path to success.

FIND YOUR PATH

The first step is to discover your interests, prospects and motivations—your personalized career path.

You will need to invest time in research and reflection, choosing activities that interest you and contemplating whether to continue with further education. There are many things you can do during your time at IE University to discover the career that would best suit you.
Learn what Career Services can do for you in terms of resources, information and advice.

You can also attend drop-in sessions for sector-specific advice.

LAUNCH YOUR CAREER

You will have access to different resources through Talent & Careers. We encourage you to make an appointment with your career advisor to discuss your various professional options.

Talent and Careers can help you outline your professional strategy, whether through offering advice, an internship or by joining a Lab.

Expand your knowledge of the professional world; start creating your network of professional contacts and develop strategies to highlight your value with companies and recruiters. Talent & Careers offers all the professional resources to do so.

INTERNSHIPS

IE University encourages students from all degree programs to participate in high-quality internships to gain valuable professional experience in their chosen area.

Collaborating with companies and organizations in a variety of sectors builds students’ professional connections and gives them a competitive advantage in terms of their future employment. Each degree program considers different internship options and/or requirements. In general, most students can take part in one or more internships throughout their degree.
Approximately 80% of our students participate in an internship program before they graduate, and gain international work experience, or the opportunity to work in international corporate. The type of internships that students participate in vary; from working in companies and organizations, to doing research projects and working with a professor. In some degree programs, the internships can count as credits towards the degree. The duration and type of internship will determine how many credits are given.

Some companies that our students have interned

  • Goldman Sachs
  • Third Way Africa
  • Repsol
  • Permira
  • Nomura
  • Nissan
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Cuatrecasas
  • Cisco
  • Hong Kong Design Centre
  • Henkel
  • Knight Frank
  • Abbvie
  • The Beaumont Partnership

Discover more about the professional experience of our students

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TEIKO WILENIUS, PHILIPP NETTE AND BENJAMIN RANFT

"Being an entrepreneur often means that you have to cope with a lot of ups and downs along your startup’s development."

Discover more Founders at Cutnut

Telma Posse

“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."

Learn more Google
Natalia Riera Yanguas

Natalia Riera Yanguas

"I believe entrepreneurial capacity has helped me achieve my professional success because I believe having drive is what takes you everywhere."

Discover more Nike
Verónica Álvarez

Veronica Alvarez

"I have learned about the importance of having a diverse team in terms of gender, ethnicity, and beliefs."

Read more United Way Worldwide
IE Student IE University Entrepreneurs

Mae White, Nicholas Saye, Ecab Love and Federica Caso

“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.”

Discover more Tumbao

SOFIA CASTELLI, EDOARDO GIGLIOTTI AND CONSTANTIN FRANZEN

“If you love the job that you are doing, you will never work again.”

watch video Founders at Ants

HANNA JELEZOVSKAIA

"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."

Learn more Uría Menéndez

Alejandro Astiaso

"IE University gives you the kind of experience that enables you to step out of your comfort zone and succeed."

Learn more LINKEDIN

Joséphine Kant

"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."

Read more Google

CAYETANO ORTIZ

"For me, entrepreneurship means creating a company that benefits both yourself and society."

watch video Founder at Wii Hotels

Irene Lozoya

"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."

Discover more JP Morgan

Dorian Ranger

“Entreprenurship is a mindset; you have to start thinking how to solve problems.”

watch video Founder at Orderly

JUSTAS PANGONIS AND GUILLAUME CAMPOS ROBION

“If you are doing something, do it to the best of your ability—no matter what.”

watch video Justas - Founder and CEO at Nosterlex Guillaume - Marketing Manager at Nosterlex

Margarida Garcia

"I currently lead a great team of ten engineers who are helping our clients build their engineering teams."

Read more source{d}

Almustafa Mahmoud Khalid

"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."

Read more Founder at BLVCK APPAREL

Philippine Domange

"At IE University I learned how to successfully work in teams and with people with diverse backgrounds and nationalities."

Learn more Salesforce

Elia de Mendoza

"I found this to be the perfect opportunity to gain some knowledge and practical skills in the field of foreign affairs."

Learn more Spanish Embassy

Sai Agni

“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."

read more Google

Luis García De La Cruz

"IE University’s values are very similar to the values Nike looks for in their employees: proactivity, innovation, creativity, and most importantly, passion".

Learn more Nike

Andrea Castillo

“IE University helped me understand the importance of networking and of clear communication, which helped me throughout the application process."

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Eric Cuevas

“The skills and attitudes I learned at IE University enabled me to learn quickly and adapt within my current position."

Read more Morgan Stanley

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Employability

Some companies and organizations that have made offers of employments to our students.
  • Google
  • Amazon
  • Unilever
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Deloitte
  • Novartis
  • Estée Lauder
  • L'Oréal Paris
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Disney
  • PWC Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • UBS
  • OBS Olympic Broadcasting Services
  • BCG The Boston Consulting Group
  • MSD
  • Oliver Wyman
  • IBM
  • Morgan Stanley
  • HP Hewlett-Packard
  • Loewe
  • Veale Wasbrough Vizards
  • United Nations
  • KPMG
  • Nestlé
  • Bain & Company
  • Bank of America
  • Colgate
  • Expedia
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Havas
  • Llorente & Cuenca
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Partners United Kingdom
  • Sandoz A Novartis Division
  • UNIDO
  • Nike

CONTACT

Carlos díez
Director of IE University Career Services
Laura Simón
Associate Director of IE University Career Services
Victoria tornos
Associate director of IE University Career Services