CEMS Master in International Management


An international professional community

In order to provide a personalized and supporting approach of professional development, four different Career counseling tracks are offered to CEMS Year 2 students at Nova SBE:

a. “Fine Tune your Corporate Journey” for students who have a defined professional plan – This track is managed by the Corporate Office Team.

b. “Visualize your Future Career Growth” for students who are still uncertain about their plans – This track is managed by the Career Services Team.

c. “Envision your Career as a Leader with Social Impact” for students who are considering to work in the Social Sector – This track is managed by the Nova SBE Leadership for Impact Knowledge Centre.

d. “Innovation & Entrepreneurship” for students who wish to develop their entrepreneurship skills – Track managed by the Nova SBE Venture Lab.

Each coaching track consists of at least one group session and individual coaching sessions.

Additionally, students have exclusive access to the following events and platforms, in support of their job search:

  • The Annual Career Forum - a two-day job fair comprised of skill seminars, company presentations, a speed networking session, and pre-scheduled job interviews. In 2018 more than 1000 students and 45 CEMS Corporate Partners joined the event.  
  • An online “job market” database
  • A Global Advisory and Mentoring Program

Career Opportunities

CEMS graduates make their first steps into working life in a wide variety of sectors and work positions. Check some numbers below:

CEMS Graduates (class of 2016)
CEMS Graduates (class of 2016)
employed or continuing their studies
97 %
employed or continuing their studies
work for a multinational company
75 %
work for a multinational company
living outside of their home country
49 %
living outside of their home country


28 % Management / Consulting
18 % Technology
13 % Consumer Goods
11 % Financial Services


97 % Employed or continuing their studies 
82 % Have worked abroad**
47 % Have worked for a CEMS Corporate Partner

* Graduate Survey, September 2018
**Universum Survey

Where are we


Campus de Carcavelos – Student Central
Rua da Holanda, 1
2775-405 Carcavelos