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MBA Career Services Council Hosts 5th Annual European Conference

Event brings professionals to Berlin for networking and best practice sharing

The MBA Career Services Council (MBACSC)'s 5th Annual European Conference will be held 22 - 25 April, 2012 at ESMT European School of Management and Technology in Berlin. The annual event connects MBA career services professionals and employers that hire MBA students from organizations across Europe and globally to share valuable experiences, sector insights and best practices. As the only event of its kind that brings these audiences together, it is the focal point for discussion and debate across the field.

Discussion topics include: - Insights from corporations about the state of MBA hiring - Student insights about expectations for career services and recruiters - Emerging markets - Internationalism - Using practical tools such as social media - Opportunities to meet with vendors and suppliers to discussion professional development solutions

The conference will also include a discussion of consistent employment data collection standards. Consistent employment data is critical for potential MBA candidates to ascertain their best program fit. MBA CSC, the only graduate professional organization to have adopted credible international employment data collection standards, has worked tirelessly with schools to ensue employment data is comparable across programs globally.

"ESMT is proud to host the MBA CSC 2012 European Conference. The event facilitates some of the most important discussions in the industry, and offers outstanding networking opportunities. We are honored to have been selected as this year's site host, and look forward to welcoming participants to Berlin," says Marcel Kalis, Head of Career Services at ESMT.

For more information, including registration costs, visit: <www.etouches.com/mbacsc.europe2012>

Press contact ESMT Martha Ihlbrock, +49 (0)30 21 231-1043, martha.ihlbrock@esmt.org

Press contact MBA Career Services Council Megan Hendricks, MBA CSC Executive Director, +1 813-220-3191, execdirector@mbacsc.org

About ESMT ESMT European School of Management and Technology was founded in October 2002 by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers full-time MBA and executive MBA programs, as well as executive education. ESMT focuses on three main topics: responsible and sustainable leadership, European competitiveness, and the management of technology. Additionally the business school offers an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. ESMT is a state-accredited private business school based in Berlin, Germany, with an additional location in Schloss Gracht near Cologne. <www.esmt.org>

About the MBA Career Services Council Founded in 1994, the MBA Career Services Council (MBA CSC) is a global professional association for individuals in the fields of graduate management career services and MBA corporate employers. There are more than 500 members representing a diverse group of more than 200 MBA programs, advanced degree business schools and corporations located around the world. The MBA CSC provides a direct link between MBA Career Services offices, corporate MBA recruiting professionals and the media. The MBA CSC sets MBA employment data reporting standards for business schools and monitors media surveys for compliance and survey interpretation. <www.mbacsc.org>

idw :: 13.03.2012