More MBA Grads Are Switching Careers as Job Market Improves

An improving economy is spurring young executives to switch careers
“I’m willing to be patient if it means coming out of school with a job I love” Photo illustration by Darren Braun for Bloomberg Businessweek

Joya Zuber plans to move to San Francisco after she graduates from Dartmouth College’s MBA program in June, even though no Bay Area job awaits her. After four years at Goldman Sachs followed by three at a New York hedge fund, the 30-year-old hopes to manage a team of engineers at a tech startup. “I’m willing to be patient if it means coming out of school with a job I love and not just a job,” she says.

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