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Employment Statistics

Jenkins MBA students gain practical experience, confidence, and skills to enter the marketplace work-ready. Through our high tech, hands-on, cross-curricular model, our students think and do, preparing them to be a productive asset to your team from day one.

Full-time Class of 2022

Top employers*

The Clorox CompanyGEP Worldwide
Thermo Fisher ScientificProcter & Gamble
Lowe’s Companies, Inc.NetApp
*non-exhaustive list

$95,606 Avg. Accepted Salary + $8,000 Avg. Signing Bonus

Average Hourly Rate for Interns: $37

Summer internships completed between the program’s first and second year

Accepted job industries

NC State Jenkins MBA Accepted Job Industries 2022 Full-time Program
consulting (31.3%); manufacturing (18.8%); consumer goods (12.5%); technology (12.5%); retail (6.2%); healthcare (6.2%); financial services (6.2%); energy (6.2%)

Accepted job functions

NC State Jenkins MBA Accepted Job Functions 2022 Full Time Program
consulting (31.2%); operations/logistics (25%); marketing/sales (18.8%); finance/accounting (6.2%); other (18.8%)

Average Base Salary Increase: $44,000

pre-program vs. post-program

Years of professional experience (pre-program)% of enrolled students
<1 year6.2%
1 – 3 years12.5%
3 – 5 years37.5%
5+ years43.8%

Class of 2023 Internships

Our full-time students complete internships during the summer between their first and second year in the program. Our students receive an average of $37/hr. for their internship roles.

2023 summer internship employers*

Bank of AmericaJohnson & Johnson
CaterpillarProcter & Gamble
Dell TechnologiesStarbucks
General MotorsIQVIA
*non-exhaustive list

Accepted job industries

NC State Jenkins MBA Internship Industries 2022
technology (27.8%); financial services (16.7%); manufacturing (16.7%); consumer goods (11.1%); energy (8.3%); healthcare (8.3%); retail (2.8%); non-profit (2.8%); other (5.6%)

Accepted job functions

NC State Jenkins MBA Internship Job Functions 2022
marketing/sales (30.6%); operations/logistics (16.7%); finance/accounting (13.9%); consulting (11.1%); management (5.6%); human resources (2.8%); IT (2.8%); other (16.7%)

A Summer In Action: 2023 Full-Time MBA Internships

From Google to Nike, to The Big Apple and our own backyard, our Full-Time MBA students traveled near and far to complete their summer internships, broadening their skills and experiences before beginning their second year of studies.