McDonough School of Business
McDonough School of Business

Undergraduate Career Center

Undergraduate Employment Report

The McDonough Undergraduate Career Development Center supports students in the process of self-discovery, career strategy, leadership development, and network-building to empower them to become principled, global leaders.

Undergraduate Career Success

$85,213

Average Full-Time Salary

Class of 2021, 9% increase from 2020

$9,421

Average Signing Bonus

Class of 2021

98%

Of students seeking employment received an offer within three moths of graduation

Class of 2021

#1

Undergraduate Program rank for Alumni Experience

Poets&Quants

#2

Undergraduate Program rank for Career Outcomes

Poets&Quants

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Top Employers

(1) Amazon
(2) Bain
(3) Bank of America
(4) Barclays
(5) Citi
(6) Deloitte
(7) EY
(8) Goldman Sachs
(9) Google
(10) Jefferies

Undergraduate Employment Report

Career Exploration Offerings

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Career Coaching

One-on-one career coaching exclusively for undergraduate business students. Students can meet with a coach to discuss anything from career strategy, values assessments, mock interviews, negotiation, and everything in between. Make an appointment via Handshake (Industry Advisors tab).

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Office Hours

Drop by and chat with our dedicated career personnel during weekly office hours.

Thursday, 3-4 p.m., Shea Commons, Suite 198. 

McDonough Peer Career Advisors

Resume/cover letter review and job search strategies. Make an appointment via Handshake (Industry Advisors tab).

Signature Programs

Treks: Through career treks, undergraduate students travel domestically and internationally to network with alumni and learn about specific industries.

Fridays in the Field: Site visits to companies throughout the Washington, D.C., area where students gain exposure and make connections to diverse industries in the region.

Host a Hoya: Winter Break Career Treks: A one-day job shadow opportunity over winter break in your home city with an alumni host to get a “day in the life” experience in a particular industry or company and network with successful Hoyas around the world.

Alumni Access: Get advice, coaching, and prep from the people who have been there through Hoya Gateway. Alumni and current students connect with one another to have meaningful exchanges.

Jobs and Internships

Shape up your resume and cover letter, search for jobs or internships, attend an upcoming career fair, or learn more about how you can earn academic credit for your internship.

Resume/Cover Letter ResourcesInternship and Job Postings via HandshakeCareer FairsInternship Credit InformationInternship Credit Form

Leadership Development

Clubs: Student clubs like Georgetown Retail & Luxury AssociationGeorgetown University Real Estate ClubHilltop ConsultantsStartUpHoyas, and many more offer opportunities for students to deepen their understanding of a multitude of industries and professional worlds, while building tangible skills and connections.

Student Government: Students can gain leadership experience by getting involved in McDonough student government, running for office, or becoming a Peer Ambassador to liaise between McDonough undergraduate students and the administration.

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.

For Employers

To post a job or internship for undergraduate students, please register and post a job on Handshake. If you would like to schedule an information session or opportunity specifically for McDonough undergraduate students, please reach out to Talia Schatz at tms74@georgetown.edu

Cawley Career Center

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In the holistic context of the 21st century, the Cawley Career Education Center at Georgetown University is an organization committed to the Jesuit mission and values of the university — a diverse community dedicated to justice and the common good.

Our priority as the career services body at Georgetown, therefore, is to achieve excellence by building infrastructure that promotes the well-being of all students in our community and celebrates our diversity. We will advocate for the needs of our students, and our partnerships and initiatives will be equitable and inclusive. We will create an environment in which all students feel heard, supported, and empowered in their lifelong career development journey.

Contact Undergraduate Career Development Center

Email: msbucareers@georgetown.edu

Talia Schatz

Talia Schatz

Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Career Development Center 
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business 

Talia is an experienced higher education professional with an extensive background in professional development, leadership coaching, student advising, program management, and recruitment. She works collaboratively with students to help them define and achieve their professional and leadership goals in strategic and thoughtful ways. Before Georgetown, she oversaw the professional development team at Barnard College of Columbia University. She earned an MSW from New York University and a B.A. from Wellesley.

Contact Undergraduate Career Center