Graduate students among the nation's top business schools prefer working for an employer that offers opportunity for advancement, rather than financial incentives, according to a recent Deloitte survey.

The second most important consideration is compensation and benefits at 44 percent, and the third most important consideration is a "fun" work environment at 33 percent, the survey finds.

"We are just as interested in learning from these students as they may be in learning from us," says Garth Andrus, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "Direct exposure to these students through this type of competitive recruiting event is invaluable to our organization. This approach to recruiting is a response to the swiftly changing demands of tomorrow's work force, and we are lucky enough to have brought on a number of grea`t participants from past events to join Deloitte."

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