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Career Management

The degree you will earn is a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington, Foster School of Business. Upon graduation, Foster MBAs go on to exciting leadership positions in technology, consulting, healthcare, financial services, and more. Whether you are looking for support as you advance your career or to connect with students and alumni, our career management team can help you meet your goals.

Hybrid MBA Career Management Offerings

Programming & Workshops
Programming & Workshops

Professional development programming is offered by Career Management and Student Services teams around career development, executive presence and social/emotional skills for leaders. These take place virtually and in person at immersions during the duration of the program. Alumni also have access to some of these offerings.

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Speaker Series
Speaker Series

The speaker series showcases successful leaders, executives, and entrepreneurs from a variety of organizational sizes. Topics span leadership, entrepreneurship, and globalization to social innovation and business growth strategies. An event brings students, alumni, and community members together to network as well as hear leadership philosophies and strategies that have transformed a speaker’s career, organization, and life.

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Career Coaching
Career Coaching

In tandem with the other Career Management offerings, Hybrid MBA students have the opportunity for 1:1 career coaching. Students can schedule virtual meetings with one of two career coaches through an easy to use the calendaring system.

Alumni Mentorship Program
Alumni Mentorship Program

The Hybrid MBA Mentoring Program is an opt-in application-based program. Its primary goal is to provide opportunities for rewarding conversations around professional experience, career development, and situational advice. Mentors are successful, respected Foster MBA alumni in senior-level roles from numerous companies and industries including consulting, technology, consumer goods, and health care. The program has a custom software platform that assists in building a mentoring community, supporting mentor-mentee matching, and measuring program effectiveness.


Hybrid MBA students can join small groups to gain guidance, support, and accountability around efficient, systematic, effective processes for job searching or career shifting. This allows for unique networking and bonding opportunities across different MBA cohorts.

On-Demand Career Course
On-Demand Career Course

Students also have access to an on-demand Career Management course developed by Hybrid’s Course Development team. This course – just like our academic courses – is the home for Career Management’s events, programming, and internal job board. This four-module course provides resources from developing a personal brand and clear elevator pitch to a high-impact LinkedIn profile, keyword-optimized resume, and offer negotiation plan.

Hybrid MBA Career Treks

An MBA Trek is a curated trip to a key metropolitan area where students visit companies and engage directly with senior leadership on company culture, business strategies, operations, and career opportunities. The goal is to experience a diverse set of industries and company sizes from multinational giants to early-stage, well-funded startups, and incubators. Ultimately, the Trek provides students a holistic understanding of the business ecosystem in the given locale.


Hybrid MBA alum Robert Higa talks about career treks

Foster alumni, United States

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University of Washington Foster School Rankings

#2 Best Online MBA Program in the U.S.

Poets & Quants, 2024

#3 Hybrid MBA Program in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report, 2024

#4 for research productivity in the world

Financial Times, 2021

#7 for Faculty Research in the world

Financial Times Global MBA Ranking

#4 Seattle: Best Places for Businesses and Careers