Georgetown University’s McDonough School Business MBA Career Center achieved new levels of success for students last year -- earning the school’s students top jobs for top salaries.
During the last three years, the MBA Career Center has experienced significant improvements from secured job opportunities to increased starting salaries, and MBAs are reaping the benefits. According to our 2013 Employment Report, nearly 60 percent of the Class of 2013 credited the business school as the source of their full-time job placements.
The Class of 2014 already is experiencing similar success -- with 100 percent of students seeking internships receiving one, and 83 percent of those internships being paid. Employers such as Amazon, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, and Johnson & Johnson are aggressively pursuing McDonough talent, with some employers paying average monthly cash compensation of more than $6,200.
Student success reflects the investment the MBA Career Center has made since 2010 in both time and resources in establishing relationships with key employers. Last year, the Career Center hosted 106 employer events, securing 315 on campus recruiting job postings and facilitating nearly 2,000 applications and more than 1,000 interviews on site. Since 2010, 514 Georgetown MBAs have been hired by 54 of the 2013 Fortune 100 Most Desirable MBA Employers.
Students now have the opportunity to benchmark their offers against industry trends and standards through the Georgetown Data Central, which offers filters by hiring dates, specific industries, geographic regions, base salaries, degree completions, and other categories.
The Career Center also has engaged in global employment initiatives to help benefit international students, who currently represent 42 different countries.
Since 2010, the MBA Career Center has achieved the following compensation package improvements for its international students:
Recognized for its diverse talent pool, Georgetown McDonough recently has been invited to be a member of The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, the nation’s largest diversity network, linking top-tier students and corporate partners, including Fortune 500 companies.
From certified coaching and peer advising to career curricula and job searching, the MBA Career Center offers lifelong career support and services to MBA alumni. Last year, Georgetown McDonough MBAs and 300 alumni committed more than 2,800 hours working with the MBA Career Center to achieve their professional goals.
With 1,000 current graduate business students, more than 20,000 business school alumni, and more than 160,000 Georgetown alumni in 110 countries around the world, the Georgetown McDonough Network continues to expand and offer global opportunities to McDonough’s principled leaders.