Herberger Business School

Careers in Business

What HBS can do for you?Get Ready to Work Ladder

Business graduates are needed in every kind of organization - whether it's a high-tech firm, government office, hospital, school, small business or Fortune 500 company.

  • More than 92% of available graduates find full-time or part-time employment in a related field.
  • Employers such as Target Corporation in Minneapolis and ING Direct in St. Cloud hire many graduates from the HBS.
  • Common fields of employment include loan officers, accountants and managers and even  self-employed people, graphic designers and marketing directors.

Your degree will serve as a great foundation for an exciting, dynamic and rewarding career. With a combination of real-world applications and fundamental theories of sound business, you will succeed in a technologically and globally diverse world.

If you have questions about your resume, mock interviews, job fairs or more, take a look at how the Career Center can help.


Check out CandidCareer.com! It's an easy to use website that helps students explore careers and land a job. The video library hosts thousands of informational interview clips with industry professionals sharing their career experiences and giving advice how to prepare for their career fields. It also includes "Career Advice" topics such as resume writing, interviewing, networking, etc.

Career Development  Activities and Courses

  • HBS 411, Business Etiquette and Professionalism (1 credit). This course covers essential workplace skills such as giving/accepting feedback, managing conflict, leadership and business ethics along with advanced business etiquette topics.
  • MKTG 333, Business Communication Strategies. This  advanced writing course helps students develop the writing and presentation  skills they will need to succeed in today’s workplace.
  • Career Day—Every fall semester, the HBS sponsors a career fair with roughly 100 employers, so students can learn about career opportunities  and find internships and entry level positions.
  • Minnesota State University  Career and Internship Fair
  • Check out HBS faculty members discussing career options


The HBS Internship Program provides assistance to both employers and students who are interested in the internship process. Internships are an important tool used by the Herberger Business School to help prepare our students to make the transition from the classroom to the work place.

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