Declare Your Major

Sophomores should declare their major by March of their sophomore year. A faculty member must sign the declaration form. Students planning to major in finance who are taking FINC 211 should approach their BFM professor. For other departments, students can approach any full-time professor or one of the professors listed below.

  • ACCT: Professor Kirsten Anderson
  • IBUS: Professor Charles Skuba
  • MARK: Professor Charles Skuba
  • MGMT: Professor Chris Long
  • FINC: Your FINC 211 professor
  • OPIM: Professor Betsy Sigman

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Visit the Office of Professional Development

Today’s students have more career options than ever. Students must be acutely aware of their own strengths, skills, motivations, and values to develop a sustainable career plan that meets the needs of an ever-changing job market. The McDonough Office of Professional Development supports students in this process of self-discovery, career education, and network-building to create a career that will carry them throughout life.
 

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Apply to be a Global Business Fellow

The Global Business Fellows Program is an innovative joint program between the McDonough School of Business and the Walsh School of Foreign Service that combines fundamental principles of business with required coursework in international affairs and languages. Through this program, students learn to analyze and solve challenges that impact business and public policy on a global scale. 

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Attend SURF Info Session

Each summer, the McDonough Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) offers students the opportunity to apply for a grant to conduct research with a Georgetown McDonough professor on a topic of interest. Upon completion of the research project, students present their findings at the McDonough Undergraduate Research Symposium and are prepared to submit their projects to scholarly journals.

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Attend Entrepreneurship Fellows Info Session

The Entrepreneurship Fellows Program is designed with the entrepreneurial student in mind. Through a blend of coursework and co-curricular activities, the program helps students to understand their personal entrepreneurial aptitude and ultimately pursue an entrepreneurial career in a new or existing organizations.

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Attend Global Program Info Session

The McDonough School of Business offers customized summer programs to allow students to further their global experience while completing two business courses — six Georgetown credits — at well-known institutions abroad. Programs are four to six weeks long, and courses are taught by faculty from partner universities and Georgetown McDonough.

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Attend Beeck Center Info Session

The Beeck Center’s signature student engagement program, GU Impacts, provides Georgetown University students with experiential learning opportunities in the social sector within the United States and around the world. GU Impacts fellows participate in an eight-month fellowship centered on a 10-week summer project with cutting-edge organizations and social enterprises in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

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Attend Global Social Internship Info Session

Rooted in Jesuit values, the Global Social Internship Program provides undergraduate students with a transformative platform to engage in service learning through an internship opportunity in Central America.

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Explore Study Abroad Options

Georgetown believes that study abroad is an integral part of a student’s academic experience. The Office of Global Education offers options for study abroad in 40 countries.

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Peer Ambassadors

The Peer Ambassador and Leadership Program utilizes the experiences, knowledge, and leadership skills of selected upper-class students to help new students transition to Georgetown McDonough. Peer Ambassadors meet with prospective students, help new students with registration, and act as a point of contact for any and all questions a new student may have.

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Sophomore Service Project

Participate in the Sophomore Service Project, an alternative spring break during which Georgetown McDonough students tutor and mentor students at Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School (CRPHS). CRPHS students attend school four days per week and work at a private company on the fifth day. In return, the student's employer pays a majority of the student’s tuition to the school.

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Alumni Mentor Program

The Alumni Mentor Program matches Georgetown McDonough alumni with current sophomores and juniors to establish a career-focused mentoring relationship. The program prepares McDonough School of Business students for success in their professional life by providing real-world business experience, information related to career paths, and the general wisdom that only comes with the life experiences mentors have had thus far.

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