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Columbia Business School’s students accept full-time and internship positions at companies that cross the spectrum of the healthcare industry. Many students are recruited into management-development rotational programs and functional positions (finance, marketing, business development, operations management and strategic planning) at global healthcare enterprises, early-stage life sciences and healthcare services companies. Students also obtain healthcare-focused positions in consulting, investment banking, private equity/venture capital, and nonprofit organizations.

The following is a partial list of healthcare organizations, by industry segment, that have recruited or hired Columbia Business School students for healthcare-related positions from 2005 to the present:



Bayer Healthcare
Biogen Idec
Boehringer Ingelheim
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Eisai Inc.
Eli Lilly and Company
Forest Laboratories, Inc.
Gilead Sciences
Johnson & Johnson
Merck & Co, Inc.
Novo Nordisk
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA

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Medical Devices & Diagnostics

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD)
GE Healthcare
Henry Schein, Inc.
Intuitive Surgical
Johnson & Johnson (Ethicon, Cordis, Synthes)
Philips Healthcare
Quest Diagnostics Inc.

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Healthcare Services (Payors, Providers, & Healthcare IT)

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Castlight Health
Catholic Health Services
Hospital of Special Surgery
Humana, Inc.
Kaiser Permanente
Medco/Express Scripts 
Memorial Sloan Kettering
Microsoft Corporation (Health Solutions Group)
Montefiore Medical Center
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
San Mateo Medical Center
UCLA Hospital System
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
William J. Clinton Foundation (HIV/AIDS Initiative)

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Management Consulting

A.T. Kearney
Bain & Company
Bayer Business Consulting
Boston Consulting Group, The
Booz & Company
Cambridge Pharma Consultancy Ltd.
Capgemini US, LLC
Courtyard Group Ltd.
Deloitte Consulting
Easton Associates, LLC / Navigant Consulting Inc.
Frankel Group
IMS Health
L.E.K. Consulting
McKinsey & Company 
Monitor Deloitte
Oliver Wyman
Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Quintiles Consulting
Trinity Partners

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Financial Services/Investment Banking/Private Equity/Venture Capital 

Bank of America
Blackstone Group, The
Cain Brothers
CIBC World Markets
Citi Markets & Banking
Cowen and Company
Deutsche Bank
Ferrer Freeman & Company, LLC
Gabelli & Company, Inc.
General Atlantic LLC
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Health Enterprise Partners
Jefferies & Co., Inc.
J.P. Morgan
Leerink Swann
Morgan Stanley
MTS Health Partners
Nomura Securities International
Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
Piper Jaffray
RBC Capital Markets
Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.
Thomas Weisel Partners

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