25 Top MBA Employers

Think of it as a popularity contest for companies. Each year, research firm Universum surveys MBA candidates on where they'd most like to work for an exclusive Fortune.com list.

19. Merrill Lynch
19. Merrill Lynch
% of MBAs who put in their top 5 most desirable workplaces: 5.58%

Headquarters: New York, NY

Locations: Offices in 37 countries and territories

Type of company: Wealth management, capital markets and advisory

Number of employees: More than 55,000

Hiring plans: In the 2007-2008 recruiting season, Merrill plans to hire 500 to 600 analysts and 125 to 175 associates globally. The firm hires a similar number of analysts and associates into its summer programs, and most participants are later hired into full-time positions.


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