The annual workplace integration survey for 2019 graduates from members of the Federation of French Grandes Ecoles Business and Engineering Schools (Conférence des Grandes Ecoles – CGE) has once more shown that graduates from IMT-BS are still being offered solid opportunities and are securing employment more and more quickly. This year yet again, our School’s excellent results are well above the average for CGE Management School members. 80% of our students were employed before finishing their course, which illustrates the appeal of our programme to employers.
Very encouraging employment performance indicators once again
Institut Mines-Telecom Business School’s graduate employment statistics are above the average for French Management Schools:
- In 2019, the share of graduates finding their first job before even being awarded their degree is 80% (+6 points vs 2018), which is 14% higher than the average for French Management Schools (65.9%). 8.5% of our graduates are entrepreneurs, a result that has increased significantly (+50% compared to 2018, vs 4.2 % for schools in the same category), helped by courses focusing on entrepreneurship throughout the programme of study at IMT-BS : Creativity and Innovation Week, Entrepreneurship Project Challenge®, Specialisation in Strategy and Entrepreneurship in a Digital Era, strong support for start-up ventures in the IMT Starter incubator located on campus.
- Annual starting salaries have progressed compared to last year, reaching €37,772 (excluding bonuses), which is also above the average for competitor schools (annual starting salaries excluding bonuses are €35,714).
- 96% of graduates were employed on a full-time contract (+2 points vs 2018), which is 14% higher than the average for French Management Schools (82.2%).
- IMT-BS graduates are mindful of societal issues. The gap in salaries between male and female graduates is half that of the average for other Grandes Ecoles (1750 €/year vs 3000 €/year).