Three Year Innovation Who We Are Where We Go…Job Placement Alumni Statistics Introduction
The Northwestern Three Year Innovation Accelerated, Synchronized and Flexible Curriculum. Three Year Program JD Curriculum SummerCurriculum MBA Curriculum JD Curriculum Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Torts Contracts Civil Proced. Crim. Law Legal Writing Const. Law Property Legal Writing Electives Statistics Accounting Finance Bus Assoc. Practicum Leadership Statistics Economics Marketing Strategy Electives Operations Electives Ethics JD Electives MBA Elective JD Electives MBA Elective Cross Listed Courses Mergers and Acquisitions Negotiations Accounting for Decision Making Project Finance Not for profit Board Governance Business Association Law and Economics/Managerial Economics Corporations
Why the Northwestern Way Works Northwestern University JD-MBA students receive all the benefits of studying in two world-class graduate schools with renowned faculty and innovative curriculums. • 3 Year INTEGRATED Program • Accelerated course of study • Less opportunity cost • Graduate with continuous classes at both schools • Strong bond and camaraderie with other students in program – “The JD-MBA Family” • Expanded Network through both Kellogg and NUSL • Access to both career services • Center for Career Strategy at the Law School • Career Management Center at the Kellogg School • Hands On Learning – Opportunities at the SBOC, the summer Practicum, Kellogg GIM Trips • Chicago – access to law firms and businesses and “fun” • Best Joint Program in the Country THE NU JD-MBA Advantage
Class of 2006 Snapshot Class Size – 22 # of Applications – 223 GMAT Mean Score – 702 Average Work – 4 + years Average Age - 27 Program Undergraduate Institutions Represented Brigham Young Brown University Cornell University Dartmouth College Georgia Institute of Tech. Georgetown Univ. Harvard College Middlebury College Northwestern University Peking University St Mary's College (Maryland) Stanford University UC Berkeley Univ. of Chicago University of Illinois Univ. of Michigan University of Pennsylvania Univ. of Rochester University of Virginia West Point U.S. Naval Academy Vanderbilt University Wake Forest University Washington Univ. Williams College Yale University Work Experience Companies Represented: American Express Blue Cross Blue Shield Goldman Sachs Leo Burnett Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China NCAA US Dept. of State Walt Disney Corp. Industries Represented: Consulting Entertainment Government Policy Investment Banking Military Power and Energy Structured Finance Private Equity Strategy and Litigation Consulting Who We Are . . . Where We Came From…….An Accomplished Group
Who We Are Leaders at Kellogg and NUSL • Active within both Schools • JD-MBA students have founded several clubs: • ASSIST (Amer. Students Supporting Iraqi Students Today) (Kellogg) • The Corporate Counsel Club. (Kellogg) • APEEL (Private Equity, Entrepreneurship & Law) (NUSL) • Project Finance Club (NUSL) • JD-MBAs play key roles in existing organizations: • Co-chair of Day at Kellogg (DAK) • Student Admissions Committee Members (Kellogg) • Faculty Admissions Committee (NUSL) • Exec. board Small Business Opportunity Clinic (SBOC) • Treasurer of the Student Bar Association (SBA). • Access to Activities at Both Schools • Kellogg • KOAS (Kellogg Outdoor Adventure and Service) • CIM WEEK • Kellogg Clubs • GIM • NUSL • ITP trips
Where We Go…Job Placement Graduates place in the top firms across both law and business Source: NU Law Center for Career Strategy and Advancement.
Alumni Statistics 273 registered JD-MBA alumni are spread across the U.S. • Many Alums in Major Metro areas of Illinois, California, New York • Recent classes are more geographically diverse 1 2 6 5 27 2 3 2 5 5 2 5 2 6 2 115 2 2 1 3 2 3 1 40 1 1 3 1 5 3 International Unreported 3 3 8 1 Source: Alumni Database, June 2003