Launching from London

About 70% of LBS grads go into finance or consulting. The school's director of career services talks about how LBS can help its job seekers

At London Business School (LBS), MBAs are starting to take on two internships per summer. In fact, 11% of the class of 2008 interned for two different companies between their first and second years in the program. An unusually long summer break, from June to October, gives students the opportunity to negotiate deals that allow them to get additional experience and exposure. Because of flexible school schedules and lenient immigration laws, says Diane Morgan, director of career services for LBS, students—even those from overseas—work on mini-internships and projects during the school year as well.

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