Career prospects International Management

Future jobs

With a Master's degree in International Management, you can choose from a large range of possible careers in business and academia.

Your qualification opens doors for future jobs in:

  • multinational corporations, including general management positions and specialized positions in marketing, corporate finance and treasury, accounting and control, and financial reporting
  • financial service providers, including commercial banks, insurance companies, and accountancy firms
  • management consulting, with particular reference to strategic, marketing, and corporate finance issues

Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge with others? After finishing your Master in International Management, Dutch graduates have the possibility to follow a one-year educational post-Master to become a teacher in Management and Organization.

The Master in International Management also offers a competitive advantage for students interested in applying for a PhD program at Tilburg University or another university of international standing.

Get the opportunity to put yourself on the fast track to the international management career of your dreams

Facts & Figures

  • Average number of months till first paid job: 3.4
  • Paid job within six months after graduation: 84%
  • Is (very) satisfied about current job / position: 92%
  • The gross monthly income of our graduates in the first year: € 2,644

Where do our graduates work?

What can you expect as a first job after graduation? Your degree allows you to apply for an exceptionally broad range of possible starter positions. Below you find positions attained by our recent graduates.

Recent placements

  • International management trainee | ABN-AMRO Hong Kong
  • Export division marketing manager | Heineken
  • Planning and Control officer | AT&T
  • Investment consultant | Hewitt Associates
  • Brand manager | Coca-Cola
  • Account manager | Océ
  • Controller | Philips Electronics
  • Accountant | Van Lanschot Private Bankers
  • Market researcher | Unilever
  • Business Analyst | Nestlé
  • Consultant | PwC
  • Account Manager | Canon
  • Allocator | ASICS
  • Global Financial Markets Trainee | Rabobank
  • Junior Product Manager |  Fujifilm
  • Analyst | Deutsche Bank


Jobs alumni International Management

Alumnus Juan Camilo Acevedo, Financial Analyst at Baker Hughes

Juan Camilo Acevedo

"The master in International Management offers a broad variety in courses and the other classes taken are of great value for being able to contribute to strategic and managerial discussions. (...) The quality of some of the lectures is definitely a big plus, some professors have a recognized experience, both academic as well as managerial."

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Career Services

We offer a number of career services to help you prepare for your transition to the labor market:

  • The Career Center offers coaching, support and training courses to improve your job application and communication skills
  • Tilburg School of Economics and Management has a dedicated Career Services Officer for individual career guidance and help with finding internships
  • Several career events are organized every year in collaboration with the study associations in order to familiarize yourself with the labor market and to meet possible employers
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  • You can make use of the Career Mentor Program to get in touch with alumni to learn about future career options and develop professional and networking skills
  • Tilburg University encourages entrepreneurship both through Education and Support services

Stay in the Netherlands after graduation

After obtaining a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the Netherlands, non-European students can apply for a residence permit under the ‘Orientation Year for Graduates Seeking Employment’ scheme. This allows you to spend a period of up to twelve months in the Netherlands to find employment.

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