MiM Career Services

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The McDonough Master of Science in Management 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.

Career Services

Career Coaching: Students can meet with a coach to discuss job search strategies, values assessments, mock interviews, networking skills, negotiation, success on the job, and everything in between. Make an appointment with Karen Kouagou through Handshake.  

Treks: Through career treks, students travel locally, domestically, and internationally to network with alumni and employers, as well as to learn about specific industries and companies.

Alumni Access: Learn more about how to brand your Master of Science in Management education and build out your network: Hoya Gateway

Job Search Resources


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


Clubs: Student clubs offer opportunities for students to deepen their understanding of a multitude of industries and professional roles, while building tangible skills and connections. Gaining leadership in a club can be a great way to show your leadership skills. Learn more about how to get involved in student clubs.

Service: Georgetown McDonough is committed to service to others. Participating in community service projects and organizations will build connection not only to the community, but also sharpen problem-solving, teamwork, and people skills.

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 Interim 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 
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business 
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Suite 287 
Email: kek83@georgetown.edu