MiM Career Services

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The McDonough Master of Science in Management (MiM) Career Services Office supports students in the process of self-discovery, career strategy, leadership development, and network-building to empower them to become principled, global leaders.

MiM Career Services

Pivot, Plan, Act

Finding a job is more than just editing a resume. MiM Career Services prepares MiM students to plan ahead and execute a holistic job search strategy. Students use a variety of tools and resources to assess previous educational and work experience and pivot towards future goals. Employers gain access to an eager and well-equipped Georgetown McDonough pipeline of business talent.

As a student, you are supported and empowered to develop life-long, career-changing skills in self-discovery, branding, and networking.

MiM Customized Career Search Framework

A proactive job search involves multiple important steps:

  • Scheduling time each week for career exploration.
  • Reflecting on your values and goals.
  • Creating lists of target companies and researching different kinds of roles.
  • Updating your career portfolio, including your resume, and learning about networking tools like LinkedIn.
  • Maintaining contact with Career Services every step of the way to reach your career goal.

Everyone’s career journey is unique! Through MiM Career Services you will learn about all the resources available to you and how to implement them to your advantage.


If you would like to schedule an info session, host a career trek, tech challenge, or discuss other opportunities specifically for McDonough Master of Science in Management students, please reach out to Karen Kouagou at kek83@georgetown.edu

Our Director of Career Service: Karen Kouagou

Karen’s broad international consulting background in both corporate and nonprofit organizations includes several years as an executive recruiter at the World Bank. Throughout her career – spanning roles in temporary staffing, executive search, private sector, multinational and outplacement companies – she has specialized in human resources consulting, recruitment and training. Prior to joining the MiM program as Director of Career Services, Karen was an Industry Practice Lead in the MBA Career Center specializing in Energy & Cleantech, Government, Social Impact/Nonprofit, and International Development career coaching and employer development.

During her time at the Georgetown McDonough School of Business, Karen has placed particular emphasis on career clarification and supporting the career journey of international students. Fluent in French, her global perspective was enhanced by experiences as a host family, university exchange student, and expatriate. Karen has lived in Virginia for many years and holds a master’s degree in international commerce and policy from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary. Be sure to ask her about local hikes, film festivals, and finding specialty foods in the DC Metro area.

Contact the MiM Career Office

Master of Science in Management Career Services 
Karen Kouagou, Director of Career Services
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business 
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Suite 287 
Email: kek83@georgetown.edu