The McDonough School of Business Academic Council (MSBAC) is the official representation of the McDonough student body to the dean’s office and faculty. This student group is made up of 12 representatives (three from each class). MSBAC strives to strengthen student relations with the faculty and administration and promote a positive interaction. In addition, they host events such as the Major Choices Forum, guest speakers, interview workshops, MSB Community Day, and the Senior Sendoff. Each election nominee must attend an information session at the beginning of the fall semester.
For more information, please email the McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Program Office or the Academic Council.
The Compass Fellowship, supported by the Kenneth Cole Foundation, is a global family of young social innovators supported by peer and professional mentors. The Compass Fellowship is a one-year program that identifies the most passionate first-year undergraduates at schools around the country, inspires them to start a social venture, and empowers them to solve the world's greatest problems with socially-conscious business.
Financial Management Association
The Financial Management Association (FMA) is the undergraduate finance club at Georgetown McDonough. Many of FMA's activities are designed to help students learn more about the financial services industry and to prepare them for bank recruiting. FMA’s ultimate goal is to help students succeed in the finance industry. FMA's activities include resume workshops, interview skills workshops, sessions with recruiters from various banks, mock interviews, and trips to New York. There is an FMA National Honor Society for juniors and seniors who meet certain academic requirements.
Faculty Advisor: Professor Lynn Doran
President: Hans Claessens
Georgetown Accounting Society
The Georgetown Accounting Society encourages scholarship among its members, provides an opportunity to explore career options in accounting and meet accounting professionals, provides mentoring of students seeking an accounting degree, and develops a professional attitude toward accounting. Membership in the Society is open to academically qualified students.
Contact: Professor Kirsten Anderson
McDonough Hilltop Business Strategy Challenge (MHBSC)
The McDonough-Hilltop Business Strategy Challenge (MHBSC) is a nonprofit case consulting competition organized by Hilltop Consultants and primarily sponsored by the McDonough School of Business. The Business Strategy Challenge seeks to bring together teams from undergraduate universities from all around the world. Teams engage in a weekend-long competition during which they come up with unique and sustainable solutions to the client's problems, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.