Employers Connecting With MBAs
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business develops principled leaders with a global mindset to be in service to business and society. For more than 60 years, the Georgetown McDonough School of Business has been preparing some of the most respected leaders in global business. Our MBA curriculum, diverse community, vibrant location, and commitment to ethics coalesce to create an educational experience like no other.
Hire an MBA
Employers have the opportunity to source talent from our pool of more than 1,000 MBA students. The McDonough CareerView recruiting database is your primary resource for accessing our talent. The McDonough Career Center offers multiple options for employers seeking to recruit top-tier MBA candidates and alumni, providing opportunities for both on-campus and virtual recruiting. For guidelines and key dates associated with our MBA recruiting practices, please see our Recruiters Guide (containing our Academic and Recruiting Calendar) and our Full-time MBA Employer Offer Guidelines.
Engaging with the McDonough Career Center and Our MBAs
Our dedicated team is organized across 14 industries to help you leverage your brand among key student audiences. We offer a number of opportunities for on-campus engagement including information sessions, networking events, case competitions, workshops, and other recruitment events.
In this global marketplace, we understand you want to access the best MBA candidates. Georgetown makes it easy to connect with current MBA students and alumni using the McDonough CareerView. CareerView allows you to:
- Post job listings
- Receive job applications
- Manage candidate selections
- Request an on-campus interview schedule
The McDonough Career Center serves both Flex and Full-time MBA program students in addition to students from McDonough’s many other graduate and executive degree programs. We offer the flexibility for your organization to recruit the type of talent you seek in a timeline that fits your needs. To target students from a specific MBA program, please contact our team at least one month prior to the desired application deadline. To get started with posting a “just-in-time” hiring opportunity, please visit our recruiting database, McDonough CareerView. If you are interested in students from other McDonough School of Business academic programs such as our Master of Science in Management, Master of Science in Business Analytics, Undergraduate Business, or Executive MBA, please email us.
Annually, the McDonough Career Center facilitates more than 1,000 on-campus and virtual interviews. To maximize candidate engagement with your hiring timeline, we recommend contacting our team at least one month prior to your desired interview date. We also provide virtual interviewing capabilities that allow you to access our top MBA talent in a cost-effective, flexible, and convenient format. To request an on-campus interview schedule, visit CareerView. On-campus interviewing enables:
- Interview schedules to be created and managed through CareerView
- Simplified candidate selections and automated candidate notifications
- Recruiters to conduct interviews among our 11 private interview rooms, each equipped with wireless access or managed in virtual rooms by our operations team
Work With Us
The McDonough School of Business’ Rafik B. Hariri Building provides 179,000 square feet for teaching, learning, and interaction. The facility offers students and recruiters access to lecture spaces for events and presentations, 9 interview rooms, and a Recruiters’ Lounge. To maximize their brand on campus, top hiring employers take a multi-faceted approach when engaging with our students. Strategizing strong student-employer relationship building can take place in a variety of ways.
The Georgetown McDonough School of Business offers a diverse range of student organizations with professional and interest-oriented missions. The McDonough Career Center can connect your organization with appropriate student groups to facilitate participation in student-led events, including Career Days and Career Treks.
For a more personalized and tailored on-campus presence, employers have the option of hosting student-facing events. These often take the form of information sessions, case competitions, workshops, networking receptions, and more. We encourage you to work with the McDonough Career Center to plan and promote events that supports targeted student engagement while aligning with your hiring goals. Submit an event request in our recruiting platform, CareerView.
Career Days are informational, on-campus events with a specific industry or functional focus, including marketing, healthcare, finance, consulting, entrepreneurship, operations, and energy. Employers who participate in Career Days have the opportunity to represent their organization as a key industry player and introduce students to new career paths and opportunities in their field. Co-organized by the student organizations and Industry Practice Leaders, Career Days typically are scheduled on Fridays during the fall semester. Alumni and recruiters can participate through panels, keynotes, roundtable discussions, or networking receptions. To get involved, contact an Industry Practice Leader.
The McDonough Career Center can collaborate with your organization to plan student visits to your employment site. Treks offer a unique supplement to the traditional on-campus information session, allowing you to directly showcase your workplace culture to a targeted group of inspired students. Treks have brought groups of five to 50+ students to employer destinations including New York, London, San Francisco, Tokyo, Boston, Hong Kong, Washington, D.C., and more. Advantages of hosting a trek include:
- Students observe your organization and culture firsthand
- Treks introduce employers to a group of targeted and focused students who have a demonstrated interest in their organization
- Treks are offered in a variety of locations throughout the year, allowing you to align the visit with your specific schedule and recruiting cycle
If you are interested in hosting a trek, contact an Industry Practice Leader.