MBAs: Uncle Sam Wants You

At the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin on Feb. 9, dozens of students crowded a classroom for an evening career workshop, breaking an attendance record. The scene was typical of B-school campuses across the country—with jobs in short supply, recruiters are finding themselves more courted than ever. What was different, though, was that this wasn't an event for investment banking, management, or even consulting. It was a pitch for nonprofit and government work.

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