Even if you begin the program as a long-distance commuter, you may find yourself choosing to relocate to the Bay Area. Indeed, the potential to leverage a Berkeley MBA into a career move to the Bay Area, whether with a current employer or through a new position, is an objective many students share. They recognize the advantages the region offers them, as well as their partners and families.
From tech titans and startups to innovators in the financial, healthcare, consumer goods, and energy sectors, the Bay Area offers a wealth of career opportunities. For example, thirteen of the top 20 firms on LinkedIn’s 2018 list of Top Companies Where the U.S. Wants to Work are headquartered here or have a Bay Area presence.
From cosmopolitan city life to family-friendly towns, you’ll find a community to suit you.
Behind the postcard views, the Bay Area is a vibrant, creative, energetic place to live. You can take in world-class theatre and museums, or take a hike along the beach or in the East Bay hills. Restaurants abound, as do opportunities to explore wineries, breweries, and even cideries. And within a day’s drive you can be in Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, or the Monterey Peninsula.