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16. Lehman Brothers
Lehman Brothers
% of MBAs who want to work there*: 6.12%
Headquarters: New York, NY
Type of company: Financial services
Lehman Brothers offers a variety of associate programs to ease the transition from business school. The programs range from 16 months to three-and-a-half years, and may include rotations through various parts of the business. New MBA hires also typically get sign-on bonuses to help smooth the path financially.

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Last updated May 30 2008: 6:52 PM ET
Based on survey respondents who selected as one of their top 5 ideal employers. Methodology