Welcome to the CPG / Retail Community!

This is a community for CPG/Retail careers, and brings together news, resources and events from the CDO, Clubs, and MIT Sloan community.

MIT Sloan attracts a number of retail companies, especially those that leverage technology as a core function of their business model. Three of the most popular beginning career paths for business students in retail are product management, brand management and marketing analytics.  Companies hiring for these roles typically seek graduates with strong communication, quantitative, analytical, and relationship-building skills.

Sample companies that have recruited at MIT Sloan for retail roles:
Amazon, Nike, Stitchfix, Wayfair, Barkley

Consumer Package Goods (CPG)
CPG is a popular option for students focused in marketing.  Graduates may start as Assistant or Associate Brand Managers, Product or Marketing Managers.

Key companies in this industry are:
J&J, P&G, Unilever, Clorox, Bayer, General Mills/Pillsbury/Kraft/Nabisco, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Mars, Brown-Forman, Seventh Generation, Ocean Spray, Kimberly Clark

AB InBev
Be Well
Cencosud SA
Farmer’s Fridge
Hello Fresh
Redstone Haute Couture
Rent the Runway
ZX Ventures

Associate Marketing Manager
Brand Director
Customer Experience Manager
Global Sourcing Manager
Leadership Development Program
Mobile Marketing Manager
Operations Manager
Product Manager
Senior Category Manager
Senior Manager
Senior Product Manager
Senior Vendor Manager
Supply Chain Manager

Managing with Fairness: The Role of People Analytics


On Thursday, Dec. 10th, from 5-6:30 p.m., join MIT Sloan Professor Emilio Castilla, Google People Analytics Jennifer Kurkoski, and Blendoor CEO Stephanie Lampkin for Managing With Fairness: The Role of People Analytics.


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Chewy Virtual “Beachside” Chat on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


Eligible Program(s): MBA

Thursday, December 3 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST
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A conversation with Vivian Dixon, VP Talent Acquisition and Jose Garcia Herron, Sr Director, Category Management, on the state of DEI at Chewy and their experience as …

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NEXT WEEK: Ripplematch’s Career Week: FinTech, Diversity in Tech, Rotational Programs, Consulting/Client Services, Internship Opportunities

Ripplematch is opening up their virtual Career Week to all schools using the UConnect platform.  Next week! Six events!
Monday, October 26th
Careers in Fintech: Opportunities in a Fast-Growing Industry
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST

You’ve likely heard …

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