The McDonough Undergraduate Career team 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
$96,916Average Full-Time SalaryClass of 2022, 14% increase from 2021
$9,652Average Signing BonusClass of 2022
98%Of students seeking employment received an offer within three months of graduationClass of 2022
#1Undergraduate Program rank for Alumni ExperiencePoets&Quants
#2Undergraduate Program rank for Career OutcomesPoets&Quants
Career Exploration Offerings
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).
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).
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.
Clubs: Student clubs like Georgetown Retail & Luxury Association, Georgetown University Real Estate Club, Hilltop Consultants, StartUpHoyas, 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cawley Career Center
The Cawley Career Education Center is committed to helping Georgetown students identify meaningful ways to apply their talents to the world of work. McDonough students are encouraged to take advantage of all the resources available throughout your career development journey.
Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Careers
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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.