MBA Opportunities - USA

We interview more than 400 MBA candidates and recent MBA degree recipients every year in the United States with the goal of finding high-potential people who have the experience, skills and enthusiasm to work in our results-oriented company.

We offer full-time paid positions and paid summer internships to a select group of MBA candidates.


Full-time opportunities for recent MBA graduates

We offer full-time opportunities for MBA graduates through our MBA Leadership Program. Participation in the program puts these employees on a fast track to leadership positions within our company.


More than 70 percent of the MBAs hired in the last 5 years have remained at Emerson and been promoted into leadership roles. In fact, David N. Farr, Emerson’s chairman, CEO and president, began his Emerson career as a participant in our MBA Leadership Program.


Who we’re looking for

  • Motivated people with strong leadership skills
  • A technical undergraduate degree, preferably in engineering
  • Three to five years of work experience, preferably in a related business or industry
  • For full-time positions, recipient of an MBA within the last three years

About the program

  • Program assignments can be at our corporate headquarters in St. Louis or at one of our businesses around the world.
  • Initial assignments are 18 to 36 months, after which time we work to identify a new role that aligns with participant’s career aspirations.
  • In 2016, summer internships for MBAs were available at Emerson facilities located in: Boulder, CO; Danbury, CT; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Minneapolis, MN; St. Louis, MO; Florham Park, NJ; Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Pittsburgh and Wilkes-Barre, PA; Lexington, TN; Austin, Houston and Dallas, Texas; and Racine, WI.

Summer internships for MBA Candidates

Our MBA summer internship program provides hands-on experience working with some of the most talented leaders in the industry.

Who we’re looking for
Participants in the fields of marketing, operations, supply chain, strategy, human resources, finance, business development as well as other functional areas.


How to apply
Emerson interviews potential candidates during scheduled campus visits. Once interviewed on campus, selected resumes are forwarded for consideration to Emerson business units for specific career opportunities. Successful candidates are then contacted by an Emerson business unit for a second interview and a potential offer.

Apply online
You can apply online for Emerson’s MBA Leadership Program using our Career Search. Select “MBA Leadership Program” from the Job Function menu, and follow the instructions.

Contact us
If you have questions regarding Emerson's MBA Leadership Program or want to apply, please contact your educational institution’s career placement office or write to:
Director, Organization Development
Emerson
8000 W. Florissant Avenue, Station 2121
P.O. Box 4100
St. Louis, MO 63136


Initial job assignments typically offered include
Finance/Financial Analyst

  • Performs analysis of acquisition candidates, including valuations, pricing and deal structure.
  • Performs economic analysis of capital investments, including ROI and P&L impact to the company and develops forecasts for long-range financial plans.
  • Positions are at Corporate or within a business


​Human Resources/Human Resources Analyst

  • Performs generalist activities including recruitment and staffing, salary plan development, policy administration, interpretation of opinion surveys and development of communication plans.
  • Positions are at Corporate or within a business.


Information Systems/Business Analyst

  • Defines and executes strategic programs to enhance critical business capabilities through information technology.
  • Assignments span the disciplines of enterprise applications and analytics, global information technology infrastructure and communication services, digital customer engagement, information security, enterprise architecture strategy and governance, technology sourcing and applied information technology research.
  • Business engagements span all corporate functions.
  • Positions are at Corporate or within a business.


Marketing/Product or Digital Marketing Manager

  • Assists with development and management of marketing strategies, including market research and segmentation, brand management, product management, integrated campaign management and enhancing the digital customer experience.
  • Collaborates with sales organizations and works with multinational teams using data-driven analytics to deliver cutting-edge market development programs.
  • Positions are within a business.


Operations/Manufacturing Analyst

  • Coordinates strategic and tactical projects including manufacturing, engineering, product engineering, production control, financial and sales data analysis.
  • Analyst identifies projects that reduce manufacturing process cost through facility layout improvements and rationalization.
  • Positions are within a business.


Perfect Execution Analyst

  • Performs data analysis, supports assessments, and develops tools and methodologies to identify business process improvements.
  • Analysts work cross functionally with sales, marketing, engineering, supply chain and operations teams to help drive performance by aligning business actions with customer needs.
  • Positions are at Corporate or within a business.


Strategy/Strategic Planner

  • Analyzes strategic positions of Emerson peers and competitors, identifies strategic partners and acquisitions, prepares strategy presentations for the board of directors and supports executives for Emerson’s annual Corporate Planning Conference.
  • Planners also analyze and report on current sales forecasts and assist Corporate Development in M&A activities.
  • Positions are at Corporate or within a business.


Supply Chain/Logistics Analyst

  • Assists in developing and refining Supply Chain/Logistics strategies to improve delivery performance, customer satisfaction & overall business growth.
  • Analyzes operations, commodity, supplier and industry data to identify Supply Chain Performance opportunities.
  • Promotes best practices and provides training support across the organization.
  • Supports cross-team collaboration efforts.
  • Positions may be located at Corporate or within a business.


Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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