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Career Services for Online Students

The Graduate Career Management Center (GCMC) understands that Online MBA students are highly disciplined, ambitious, working professionals. You balance family and career and are ready to advance in the workplace or to transition into a new field. Mason's MBA students come from a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. The GCMC partners with you to offer an infrastructure of resources and tools specifically designed to help position you for success, all online to meet your needs.

Career Advising & Education

The GCMC offers a wealth of resources to help you to advance your career, transition to a new role, and improve your relationship and networking skills, with the goal of developing your leadership success and executive presence.

  • Career Advising: Partner with a GCMC Advisor (virtually or in-person) for one-on-one advising to learn about different career paths, develop a job search strategy, understand personal branding, write a targeted resume, effectively prepare for interviews, and negotiate job offers.
  • Classes and Workshops: A variety of job search workshops are provided throughout the academic school year. Workshops include interviewing techniques, job fair preparation, resume writing, industry-specific corporate information sessions, and more. These sessions are often live-streamed and/or recorded and accessible via the Mason School or GCMC YouTube channels.
  • Job Search Tools: MASONlink is the GCMC’s career management information system. Access MASONlink to schedule appointments with your career advisor, search for employment opportunities, access the Document Library for sample resumes and cover letters, and register for GCMC events. To activate your MASONlink account, contact Colleen Lynch at or 757-221-7887. The GCMC provides access to several career development tools and resources to support MBA students and their job search strategies, available through MASONlink. Tools such as MBA-Exchange,, GoingGlobal and others are included in a suite of tools designed to prepare you to compete in today’s job market.

Networking and Recruiting Events

The GCMC organizes a variety of networking and recruiting events throughout the year. Events and information on how to participate can be found on Mason’s calendar of events. In addition, Mason’s Alumni Career Champions —a global network of successful business leaders—are always available to share advice and connections with fellow members of the William & Mary Tribe.

How to Get Started

Contact the GCMC at or 757-221-7887 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to partnering with you!

Note: An initial advising session with a GCMC Advisor (virtually or in-person) and an approved resume are required to use any of the CMC Technology Tools for employment purposes.

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