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Companies with Development Programs

Many companies have entry-level developmental programs for post- undergraduate and graduate business students.  These programs typically last for two years, provide the opportunity to rotate through several divisions within an organization, and are often consider a launch pad for leadership within the organization.  These programs also can have internship opportunities for both current undergraduate and graduate students that feed into development programs upon graduation.

Below is a comprehensive list of organizations that support such programs in fields such as finance, human resources, management, leadership, information systems, and marketing.  Refer to the company's website to determine what opportunities are offered.  Please note that not all of the companies have an established recruiting relationship with Career Management Services.  Login to Quinlan School of Business Careers Online to determine if they are a registered recruiting partner. (Note that not all opportunities are limited to each company's listed headquarters)


A Companies

Abbott Laboratories (Lake Country, Illinois) Pharmaceutical

ALCOA (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Manufacturing

Alltel (Little Rock, Arkansas) Communication/Telecom

Alpine Banks of Colorado (Various Locations, Colorado) Management Trainee Program 

American Express (New York, New York) Financial Services

AMD (Sunnyvale, California) Computers/High Technology

Amerada Hess (New York, New York) Petroleum/Energy 

Amgen (Thousand Oaks, California) Pharmaceutical

Air Products & Chemicals (Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania) Technology, Chemicals

Aon (Chicago, Illinois) Financial Services / Consulting

Arrow (Melville, New York) Computers/High Technology

AT&T (Bedminster, New Jersey) Telecommunications

Avaya (Basking Ridge, New York) Communication/Telecom

B Companies

BASF Corporation (Mount Olive, New Jersey) Chemical

BB&T (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) Banking

BOC Group (Murray Hill, New Jersey) Chemical

Bae Systems (Rockville, Maryland) Defense and Aerospace Systems

Baxter Healthcare (Deerfield, Illinois) Pharmaceutical

Becton Dickinson (Franklin Lakes, New York) Medical Technology

Bellsouth (Atlanta, Georgia) Telecommunications 

Black and Decker (Towson, Maryland) Household/Personal

Blinds to Go (Iselin, New York) Household/Personal

Boeing (Southern California; Seattle, Washington; St. Louis, Missouri; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mesa, Arizona) Business Career Foundation Program- Accounting, Finance, Management

Bristol-Myers Squibb (New York, New York) Pharmaceutical

Brunswick Corporation (Lake Forest, Illinois) Manufacturing

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (Fort Worth, Texas) Transportation

C Companies

CIGNA Corporation (Philadelphia, Pennsylvaina) Insurance / Financial Services  

Campbell Soup Company (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Food & Beverage

Capital Group (Los Angeles, California) Financial Services

Cardinal Health (Columbus, Ohio) Healthcare Products / Services

Cargill, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minnesota) Manufacturing

Caterpillar (Peoria, Illinois) Manufacturing

CEMEX (Houston, Texas) Diversified Manufacturing

Cerner Corporation (Kansas City, Missouri) Healthcare & Technology

The Charles Schwab Corporation (San Francisco, California) Financial Services

Chevron Corporation (San Francisco, California) Energy

CIGNA (Bloomfield, Connecticut) Employee Benefits

Cintas (Cincinnati, Ohio) Commercial Retail

Cisco Systems (San Jose, California) Technology

Citigroup (New York, New York) Financial Services

Citizens Development Corps (Global) Service

The Clorox Company (San Francisco, California) Consumer Products

The Coca-Cola Company (Atlanta, Georgia) Consumer Products

Colgate-Palmolive (New York, New York) Consumer Products

CSX (Jacksonville, Florida) Transportation

D Companies

DTE Energy (Detroit, Michigan) Energy 

Danaher Corporation (Washington D.C.) Manufacturing

Chrysler (Auburn Hills, Michigan) Automotive 

Deere & Company (Moline, Illinois) Manufacturing

Delphi Automotive (Troy, Michigan) Manufacturing  

Dow Chemical (Midland, Michigan) Chemical 

Duke Energy (Charlotte, North Carolina) Energy

DuPont (Wilmington, Delaware) 

Dynegy, Inc. (Houston, Texas) Energy

E Companies

EMC (Hopkinton, Massachusetts) Information Systems

Eastman Chemical Company (Kingsport, Tennessee) Chemical

Eaton (Cleveland, Ohio) Manufacturing

Ecolab (St. Paul, Minnesota) Manufacturing

Eli Lilly (Indianapolis, Indiana) Pharmaceutical

Ethicon (Somerville, New Jersey) Pharmaceutical

Emerson Electric (St. Louis, Missouri) Manufacturing

Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Nationwide) Automotive Services, Management, Marketing

Exxon Mobil (Irving, Texas) Energy

F Companies

Fannie Mae (Washington D.C.) Financial Services

Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, Michigan) Automotive

Fresenius AG (Bad Homburg, Germany) Pharmaceutical

G Companies

GAP, Inc. (San Francisco, California) Consumer Products

GATX (Chicago, Illinois; San Francisco, California; Buffalo, New York) Lease Financing

Geico (San Diego, California; Dallas, Texas; Woodbury, New York; Buffalo, New York; Fredricksburg, Virginia; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Tucson, Arizona; Macon, Georgia) Emerging Leaders Program- Business Operations Rotation

General Electric (Global) Manufacturing, Research, Financial Services

General Mills (Minneapolis, Minnesota) Consumer Goods

General Motors (Detroit, Michigan) Automotive

Genentech, Inc. (San Francisco, California) Biotech

Genworth Financial (Richmond, Virginia) Financial Services

Genzyme (Cambridge, Massachusetts) Biotech  

Georgia-Pacific (Atlanta, Georgia) Manufacturing

Gorton's of Gloucester (Gloucester, Massachusetts) Consumer Goods

GlaxoSmithKline (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Raleigh, North Carolina) Pharmaceuticals

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, Ohio) Manufacturing

Goodrich (Charlotte, North Carolina) Transportation 

Grainger (Lake Forest, Illinois) Wholesale/Retail

Guidant Corporation (Indianapolis, Indiana) Pharmaceutical

H Companies

H.B. Fuller Company (St. Paul, Minnesota) Manufacturing

Hallmark (Kansas City, Missouri) Consumer Products

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Transportation

Hartford Financial (Hartford, Connecticut) Insurance / Financial

Hess Corporation (New York, New York) Energy

Hilton (Various Locations, Worldwide) Elevator Program: General Management and Elevator Commercial Operations Program- Sales, Operations, HR, Finance, Marketing, Business Development, E-Commerce

Home Depot (Atlanta, Georgia) DIY Business

Honeywell (Morris Township, New Jersey) Manufacturing

HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) (Nashville, Tennessee) Healthcare

HSBC (Various Locations, US) Retail Management Program

Hyatt (Various Locations, US) Management

I Companies

IBM (White Plains, New York) Technology

ING (Hartford, Connecticut) Financial Services

Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, California) Technology

Intuit (Tucson, Arizona; San Diego, California; Mountain View, California) Business Unit Finance, Corporate Financ, Operations, Controller

J Companies

J.P. Morgan Chase (New York, New York) Financial Services

Johnson & Johnson (New Brunswick, New Jersey) Consumer Products

K Companies

Kohl's (Various Locations, US) Management, Leadership Development, Merchandising, Marketing, Finance, Sales

L Companies

Liberty Mutual Group (Boston, Massachusetts) Financial Services

Limited Brands (Columbus, Ohio) Consumer Products

Lincoln National Corporation (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Financial Services

Lockheed Martin (Bethesda, Maryland) Manufacturing

Lucent (Murray Hill, New Jersey) Technology

Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (New York, New York) Consumer Products

M Companies

M&T Bank (Buffalo, New York) Financial Services

MGM Studios (Santa Monica, California) Media Business

Manulife Financial (Boston, Massachusetts) Financial Services

Marriott (Various Locations, US) Accounting, Finance, Food and Beverage, Operations, Sales and Marketing

MassMutual Financial Group (Springfield, Massachusetts) Insurance / Financial Services

The McGraw-Hill Companies (New York, New York) Publishing / Media

Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, Washington) Technology

Medtronic, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minnesota) Pharmaceutical

Merck & Company, Inc. (Whitehouse Station, New Jersey)  Pharmaceutical

Merrill Lynch (New York, New York) Financial Services

N Companies

NBC (New York, New York) Media

National City Corporation (Cleveland, Ohio) Financial Services

New York Life Insurance (New York, New York) Insurance / Financial Services

Newell Rubbermaid (Atlanta, Georgia) Consumer Goods

Nielsen (New York, New York; Chicago, Illinois; Tampa, Florida; Los Angeles, California; San Francisco, California) Sales, Marketing, Client Services, Operations, General Management

Nissan (Franklin, Tennessee) Automotive

O Companies

Owens Corning (Toledo, Ohio) Manufacturing

P Companies

Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) (San Francisco, California) Energy

PepsiCo (Purchase, New York) Consumer Goods

Pfizer, Inc. (New York, New York) Pharmaceutical

Procter & Gamble (Cincinnati, Ohio) Consumer Goods

R Companies

RCN Corporation (Princeton, New Jersey) Telecommunications

Raytheon (Lexington, Massachusetts) Defense

Reliant Energy (Houston, Texas) Energy

Ryerson (Chicago, Illinois) Industrial

S Companies

SC Johnson (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Consumer Products

Saks Fifth Avenue (New York, New York) Store Management, Buying, Planning, Leadership Development, Finance, Advertising, Operations, Asset Protection

Schreiber Foods (Green Bay, Wisconsin) Food & Beverage

Shell Group (Houston, Texas) Energy

Sheraton Hotels and Resorts (Various Locations, US) Revenue Management, Finance, Sales

Siemens AG (Issaquah, Washington; Iselin, New Jersey) Technology

Sprint (Overland Park, Kansas) Telecommunications

St. Paul Travelers Companies, Inc. (Saint Paul, Minnesota) Financial Services

Standard & Poor's (New York, New York) Financial Services

SunTrust (Atlanta, Georgia) Financial Services

T Companies

Target Corporation (Minneapolis, Minnesota) Retail

Texas Instruments (Dallas, Texas) Technology

Thomson Corporation (Stamford, Connecticut) High Tech

Toys "R" Us (Paramus, New Jersey) Retail

Turner (Atlanta, Georgia) Marketing, Public Relations, Interactive and Production

Tyco International, Ltd. (Princeton, New Jersey) Consumer Products

U Companies

UnitedHealth Group (Minnetonka, Minnesota) Healthcare

United States Government (Nationwide)

United Technologies Corporation (Hartford, Connecticut) Manufacturing

US Airways (Charlotte, North Carolina) Travel & Transportation

V Companies

Verizon (New York, New York) Telecommunications

Visteon Corporation (Dearborn, Michigan) Automotive

W Companies

Walmart Corporate (Bentonville, Arkansas) Retail

Wells Fargo (San Francisco, California) Financial Services

Western & Southern Enterprise (Cincinnati, Ohio) Insurance / Financial

Whirlpool Corporation (Benton Harbor, Michigan) Consumer Appliances

Williams (Tulsa, Oklahoma) Energy

Wolseley (Reading, United Kingdom) Construction Distribution

Many companies change their recruitment strategies; therefore, Career Management Services does it's best to maintain up to date records of employment opportunities.  If you should find information on this website out of date, please contact us and we will immediately correct the error.