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McDonough Undergraduate Alumni-Student Mentoring Program

The McDonough Undergraduate Alumni-Student Mentoring Program links current undergraduates with the best and brightest Georgetown McDonough alumni. Each fall, students are matched with mentors to begin the program. Mentors and protégés meet throughout the semester to discuss topics such as interviewing skills, resume design, networking/dining etiquette, internship/employment search, and any other career-related topic that comes to mind.

To inquire about or apply to the program, please contact Talia Schatz, director, McDonough Undergraduate Office of Professional Development.

McDonough MBA Mentor Program

Each fall, over 200 alumni volunteer as mentors for the incoming first year MBA class. Mentors are significantly experienced alumni who are highly engaged with Georgetown and, ideally, acquainted with MBA recruiting to assist in career discussions. This program runs from September through the end of the academic year in May. Mentees will be selected by Georgetown McDonough staff and faculty.

Please reach out to Maureen Carpenter, assistant dean, MBA Career Center, if you have any questions about the program.

MBA Certificate in Sustainable Business Mentorship Program

Led by Faculty Director Vishal Agrawal and Business for Impact Managing Director Bill Novelli, the MBA Certificate In Sustainable Business meets the demand of today’s students who seek purpose in their careers and the skills to manage the triple bottom line – people, planet, and profit.

In addition to the rigorous academic coursework, BFI curates the extracurricular offerings meant to foster relationships among certificate students and help orient them to jobs in impact. In partnership with Net Impact, BFI created a mentorship program, matching certificate students with alumni working in impact jobs.

The Mentorship Program will start again in early Spring 2022. Please reach out to Christine Kidwell, associate director, Business for Impact, if you have any questions about the program.

Hoyas Helping Hoyas

In this challenging time, Georgetown McDonough is committed to supporting our students in obtaining full-time jobs or internships for the summer.

There are many ways to help our students, across a variety of programs:

  • Post a job or internship
  • Create a short-term virtual consulting project
  • Virtually coach a student whose career interest is aligned with your area of expertise
  • Request a Customized Resume Book (Industry, Function, Geography)
  • Provide technical training for students
  • Provide industry and hiring insights

We invite you to reach out to Doreen Amorosa, associate dean, McDonough Career Services, to support this campaign of “Hoyas Helping Hoyas.” Learn about career services across our many platforms:

If you are aware of job openings in your organization that are appropriate for our undergraduate and graduate students, please consider posting them on Handshake for our undergraduate students and on McDonough CareerView for our MBA students.

Resume Books

Interested in knowing more about the top MBA talent pool available at McDonough? Request to explore their resumes with the resume book request link provided below

Career Days

During the year, many of our student clubs organize Career Days where alumni play key roles as speakers, panelists, and guests.

2021 Career Day Schedule:

If you would like to get involved, please email
September 10Marketing (Hybrid)
September 17Finance
September 24Consulting
October 10 Entrepreneurship
October 29Healthcare & Women in Business
November 5Technology
November 12Real Estate
November 19Net Impact
TBDEmerging New Markets/Energy & CleanTech

The clubs that have hosted Career Days in the past are:

  • Graduate Marketing Association
  • Finance Club
  • Graduate Consulting Club
  • Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Club
  • Georgetown Real Estate Society
  • Graduate Women in Business
  • Healthcare Business Alliance
  • Technology Club
  • Net Impact
  • Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Club
  • Emerging Markets Network**
  • Georgetown Operations and Management Association**

**Career Days not held consistently or on their own.

Host a Trek

A great way to interact with current students is to host a group in your office. The event can be purely educational or can be used to promote a job opening. Email these career coaches for the following populations:

  • Undergraduate Career Development Center – Talia Schatz, Director
  • MiM Career Services – Karen Kouagou, Associate Director
  • MSF Career Services and Strategic Initiatives – Tom Stowell, Associate Dean
  • MBA Career Center – Jessica Steinberg, Operations Manager
  • Executive Career Development Center (EMBA, EML, MA-IBP) – Diana Banks, Assistant Dean

Refer a Hoya Logo


Join the momentum to recruit ever stronger classes of of Full-time and Flex MBAs and expand your future Hoya network. Play an important role by referring prospective MBA students or recommending current MBA applicants. We know that our current Hoya network can be instrumental in selecting incoming students with the right Georgetown profile and fit. This program will support continued growth and excellence within our MBA program.

The Refer-a-Hoya Program (new window) provides current Georgetown MBA alumni, students, staff, and faculty an opportunity to refer prospective MBA students or recommend current MBA applicants that best fit the values that define our school.

Referred prospective students will receive:

  • An informational interview with the Associate Dean of MBA Admissions
  • A $75 reduction in the application fee
  • Priority interview consideration
  • Recommended applicants will receive priority interview consideration

Please use the Refer-a-Hoya form (new window) to submit your referral. If you have any questions, please contact Shelly Heinrich, associate dean and director of marketing, at or (202) 687-4200.