Who’s Hiring from Business “Boot Camps”
A chart with information about a few of the programs for college grads aimed at preparing them for business careers.
Since their inception seven years ago, intensive summer "boot camps" for non-business majors held by prominent U.S. B-schools such as Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business and NYU’s Stern School of Business have prepared students for corporate jobs with McKinsey, Fidelity, General Mills and UPS, among others. Here’s a quick rundown of some of these programs.
|School||Year Started||Description||Cost||Students in 2004||Corporate-Sponsored Students||Companies that have hired program grads|
|Dartmouth Tuck School of Business|
|1997||Two four-week, full-time, noncredit sessions for sophomores and older||$7,5000 includes tuition, books, room and board (scholarships available)||260||18 in 2004, 606 to date||American Express, Bain Capital, Fidelity, General Mills, Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, Brandes Investment|
|NYU Stern School of Business Undergraduate College Stern Advantage Program||2000||One six-week, full-time, three-credit session for sophomores and older||$8,450 includes tuition, books, and room||37||None so far||Boston Capital, CIBC World Markets, Pfizer|
|Stanford Graduate School of Business|
|2004||One four-week, full-time, noncredit session for juniors and older||$8,000 includes tuition, books, room and board||55||None so far||Not available|
|UC Berkeley Haas School of Business|
Business for Arts, Sciences and Engineering Program
|1998||One six-week, full-time, for-credit session for sophomores and older||$5,175 includes tuition, books; optional room and board $1,655 to $2,160 extra||43||None so far||DHL, General Electric, KPMG, McKinsey, Ogilvy & Mather, Price Waterhouse, UPS|