2020 Undergraduate Employment Report

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Undergraduate Employment Report McDonough Undergraduate Career Development Center

Employment Full-Time Offers, Class of 2020

$78,016 Average Full-Time Salary 3% Increase from 2019


Average Signing Bonus 72% Received Signing Bonuses


Average Base Salary by Industry Advertising, PR, Research & Marketing Consulting


$ 57,000


$ 76,455


$ 70,800


$ 83,592

Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail Financial Services




Health Care


$ 68,879

Public Accounting


$ 62,545

Real Estate


$ 77,222



$ 87,500

* Due to rounding, percentages do not add up to 100%. **To protect student privacy, salary information is only reported for industries with three or more data points.

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

“ I chose to enroll in the business school

because of the integration of global studies through various courses. McDonough also provides other personal and professional development opportunities, which were essential to my personal and intellectual growth. As an international student, I was looking for instruction in the business world that would enable me to return to my country and give back to my community. ”

Steven Mucyo (B’20) Analyst, Consulting, Dalberg Advisors

Bethany Hou (B’20) Associate Consultant, Bain & Company Hometown: Roseland, New Jersey Major: Finance McDonough Involvement: Beta Gamma Sigma Summer Internship: Consumer and Investment Management Division Summer Analyst, Goldman Sachs

Georgetown network continues to amaze “ The me. The main reason why I chose Georgetown was the strength of the alumni network and the willingness of Hoyas to invest in the success of others. Many phone calls, coffee chats, and mock cases later, I have gained invaluable experience that has shaped everything from my academic journey, to my career and beyond.

Top Employers Accenture Bain Bank of America Barclays Capital One Citigroup Deloitte EY Goldman Sachs Jefferies JP Morgan Chase Morgan Stanley PwC

Post-Graduation Activity Employed Full Time


Continuing Education


Seeking Employment


Location of Employment Northeast














* Due to rounding, percentages do not add up to 100%.

most influential aspects of the program that convinced “ The me to enroll were the incredible faculty, numerous

opportunities for global exposure, and a network of successful women in business. While at Georgetown McDonough, I have been able to work on marketing research alongside a professor, study abroad, and participate in the Global Business Experience, where I consulted for a winery in Argentina. I also have worked closely with McDonough Women, a campus club that seeks to empower women to achieve their leadership potential.

Kiera McCrane (B’20) Associate Account Strategist, Google

Gabriel Mattatal (B’20) Global Markets Analyst, Commodities, Goldman Sachs Hometown: Panama City, Panama Major: Finance, International Political Economy and Business McDonough Involvement: Peer Career Advisor, Georgetown Club Soccer, Hoya Taxa, McDonough Peer Ambassador Summer Internship: Investment Banking Summer Analyst, Goldman Sachs

consider the Career Development “ ICenter as the most influential aspect in choosing to enroll at McDonough. The job placement rate is phenomenal for international students seeking opportunities in the United States, and the staff available to assist you in the process will ensure your success. I was guided from the moment I took an aptitude test, all the way to understanding the terms of my job offer. The services McDonough provides are instrumental in helping students navigate the recruiting process.




Of students had an internship by the time they graduated

Sinclaire Jones (B’21)

Vanesa Fernanda Carrillo (B’23)

Financial Analyst Intern, Google

Outreach Analyst Intern, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Entrepreneurship truly “ Georgetown is a one-of-a-kind experience that fosters ideas that have the potential to change the lives of many. What was initially a class project grew into a real start-up company. I had the privilege to help grow this business for most of my time at Georgetown. By participating in pitch competitions, both in and outside of Georgetown, I not only gained a new perspective of business, but I learned a lot about myself.

have been immersed in traditional “Iand nontraditional careers in business. School-wide events, the Career Development Center, and student organizations have all given me the opportunity to network and build authentic relationships with professionals working in my industries of interest. With every semester I grow closer to the person that I aspire to be from an academic and experiential standpoint.

Top Internship Employers Bank of America Barclays Citigroup EY Goldman Sachs Jefferies JP Morgan Chase Morgan Stanley PwC RBS Rothschild UBS

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

Career Exploration Career Coaching: One-on-one career coaching to discuss career strategy, values assessments, mock interviews, negotiation, and everything in between. McDonough Peer Career Advisors: Experienced upperclass students available to provide resume critiques and job search coaching.

Photo taken pre-COVID-19

“ The career trek offered a unique opportunity to pick

the brains of alumni who were once in our shoes. To see how each of their journeys has been different but have led them to careers they feel fulfilled in was very reassuring. There is no standard path to follow; we each carve our own. ” Trinity Johnson (B’22) Environment and Government Intern, EY Central America

Alumni Access Hoya Gateway: Digital platform to connect students with alumni all over the world for career advice, industry insights, and mock interviews. Host a Hoya: A one-day job shadow opportunity over winter break in students’ home cities with an alumni host to get a “day-in-the-life” experience in a particular industry or company. Recent companies have included Amazon, Citi, Deloitte, Northwood Investors, Uber, and Village Global.

global alumni network “ Georgetown’s was crucial in helping me secure both my internship and full-time position. Through the Steers Center for Global Real Estate, I crossed paths with a number of alumni who were active in my professional development. Ultimately, it was an alumni connection I made during my freshman year at Georgetown that led to an opening at Vornado Realty Trust. It is amazing to think that one of my first experiences at Georgetown would come full circle and help me land my fulltime job four years later. Due to Georgetown’s powerful alumni network and hands-on educational experiences offered through courses and clubs, I was able to excel within my internships and discover the right career path for me.

Pierce Lam (B’20) Acquisitions and Capital Markets Analyst, Vornado Realty Trust

“ McDonough is a fantastic community filled with dedicated and brilliant students. With our small class sizes and countless group projects, I was fortunate to make longlasting friendships and partnerships.”

Signature Programs Career Treks Travel domestically and internationally to network with alumni and learn about specific industries. Recent treks have included visits to The Wall Street Journal Data Analytics, Google, HubSpot, and TripAdvisor.

Fridays in the Field Site visits to companies throughout the Washington, D.C., area to gain exposure and make connections to diverse industries in the region. Recent companies have included Ashoka, Capital One, Federal Capital Partners, GoodProjects, Halcyon House, Juggernaut Capital Partners, Marriott, and Tableau.

Sophomore Summit In-depth career exploration seminar to define goals and craft individual timelines as students think critically about their academics, careers, and lives.

Leadership Labs Leaders share their approach to cultivating principled leadership. In fall 2020, current undergraduates gained insight into career advancement opportunities in the technology sector with a diverse group of young alumni.

Michael DuTot (B’21) Solutions Trainee Intern, Anheuser-Busch

Etiquette Dinner Professional dinner to learn about business etiquette.

Bootcamps • Training the Street: Finance Immersion • Management Consulted: Consulting Case Training

Photo taken pre-COVID-19

McDonough Undergraduate Career Development Center Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Rafik B. Hariri Building, Suite 198 37th and O Streets, NW Washington, DC 20057 Talia Schatz, Director talia.schatz@georgetown.edu (202) 687-3753


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