The MBA Student Experience

With its innovative program design, world-class faculty and unique curriculum, the Weatherhead MBA program is an academically rich experience. Supplement that with living in one of the most concentrated areas of arts and culture in the world, and you get the makings of two of the most fulfilling and exciting years of your life.

Why Cleveland to Study Management?

Weatherhead is nestled in the heart of Cleveland and its arts and cultural district—University Circle. University Circle boasts 15 museums and cultural institutions like the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Museum of Art, four medical centers including the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals, 10 religious organizations, more than 30 restaurants, and a total of eight education centers.

Weatherhead is also within walking distance of the city’s “new downtown” called Uptown, which includes a specialty market, a local ice cream shop, pubs, the campus bookstore, the city’s new Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and casual to fine dining restaurant options.

With so much going on in Cleveland and on campus, you’ll never lack for something to do. Take a moment to check out what draws our students to Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland, Ohio.

2,250,871 Population of Greater Cleveland
21,000+ Acres for outdoor recreation in Cleveland Metroparks
312 Miles of Lake Erie's Ohio shoreline
117+ Cultural and arts organizations
16th Most walkable of the fifty largest U.S. cities
10 Fortune 500 companies located in Northeast Ohio
7 Cleveland chefs and eateries featured on the Food Network
3rd Fashion Week Cleveland is the biggest in the U.S. after New York and Los Angeles
2nd Playhouse Square Center is the largest in the U.S. after New York's Lincoln Center
2 Annual film festivals in Cleveland

Life at Weatherhead Blog

Job Search Tips: Don't Take a Break From Your Career Search This Holiday Season!

Julie Gutheil is the director of career development at Weatherhead's Career Management Office. While it may be tempting to take a break from your internship/job search during this winter break, you should remain focused on your goal and continue to engage in your search. This is an opportune time to focus on your search now that the fall semester is behind you. Below are some steps you can take

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Published 12/04/2014

GBSA and Student Clubs

The Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) along with other student clubs provide opportunities for professional development, local community service activities, engagement with employers, and social gatherings such as cultural dinners, happy hours and wine tastings with sommeliers.

Incoming students can run for a GBSA leadership position or join, revive or start a new student club with the assistance of the Weatherhead Student Experience Office. Here's a list of the student clubs:

The diversity of our student body enriches the Weatherhead experience with different perspectives. In addition to Weatherhead Women in Business and the Multicultural Club, student groups that support diversity include local chapters of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA).

Internship Culture

Weatherhead’s Career Management Office offers career resources, career fairs, employer information sessions on and off campus and professional gatherings throughout the city of Cleveland. Read more about Career Management.