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Undergraduate Employment Report McDonough Undergraduate Career Development Center

Employment Full-Time Offers, Class of 2019

$75,822 Average Full-Time Salary 4% Increase from 2018


Average Signing Bonus 72% Received Signing Bonuses

Average Base Salary by Industry 14%

$ 72,932

Consumer Packaged Goods


$ 68,250



$ 55,233



$ 84,364

Health Care


$ 55,000

Public Accounting


$ 60,233

Real Estate


$ 72,800



$ 55,400



$ 53,400



$ 59,583

Financial Services

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

“ Being a Hoya means I am

connected to a global network of alumni who want to pay it forward and help other Hoyas be successful. While it takes time, effort, and patience, the relationships I built were made possible with the opportunities the Georgetown brand offered.” David Toledo (B’19) Support Specialist, Tech, Google

Maria Giaquinto (B’19) Investment Banking Analyst, BMO Hometown: Grand Island, New York McDonough Involvement: Beta Gamma Sigma, Georgetown University Accounting Society, Teaching Assistant Summer Internship: Assurance Intern, PwC

McDonough’s impressive offering “ Georgetown of study abroad programs and exposure to international business proved invaluable to my career search. I spent a summer at Oxford studying international finance and strategic management and, as part of the program, visited the London offices of global businesses. One of these visits constituted my first exposure to investment banking, which I ultimately selected as my career. Furthermore, my Global Business Experience class provided a unique consulting experience to discuss in interviews.

Top Employers Bank of America Merrill Lynch Barclays Citi Deloitte EY HSBC J.P. Morgan L.E.K. Consulting PwC Walmart eCommerce

Post-Graduation Activity* Employed Full-Time


Continuing Education


Seeking Employment


Military or Volunteer Service


Location of Employment* Northeast














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

McDonough does a great job preparing “ Georgetown students for careers after graduation. The Undergraduate

Career Development Center guided me in my search, reviewed my cover letters and resume, and coached me before interviews. Also, the school provided unique opportunities that helped in my career search. I pitched my business idea in two different pitch competitions, wrote and published a book through the entrepreneurship program, and took a class where I consulted for a European company and traveled abroad to deliver my final presentation to the client.

Jena Kanji (B’19) Strategy Consulting Associate, L.E.K. Consulting

Caroline Feeney (B’19) Securities Analyst, Synthetic Equities Sales Trading Desk, Goldman Sachs Hometown: Summit, New Jersey McDonough Involvement: Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union, Georgetown University Investment Office, McDonough Women Summer Internship: Securities Summer Analyst, Goldman Sachs

McDonough’s focus “ Georgetown on global education is incredibly compelling. From the travel opportunities afforded to students, to the diversity of the faculty, to the coursework covered in the classroom, a global mindset is at the forefront of McDonough’s curriculum. This offers a differentiated business education experience, encouraging students to apply the knowledge learned in the classroom to global topics and real-world events.




Students with Internships

Isabel Solomon (B’20)

Kayode Lambkin (B’21)

Watches & Fine Jewelry Marketing Intern, Chanel

Analytics Intern, Facebook

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Hometown: Washington, D.C.

McDonough Involvement: Georgetown Marketing Association

McDonough Involvement: Black Theater Ensemble, Innovo Consulting, Writing Center Tutor

career advisors were extremely “ The helpful by putting me in contact with Georgetown alumni who work at my target companies and by suggesting companies that best suited my interests. They also gave me advice on how to best approach these companies and prepare for interviews.

international aspects of “The Georgetown McDonough prompted me to seek an internship that had a global reach. I found that at Facebook, which has over 2 billion users. Global courses like my First Year Seminar — Competing in a Flat World — helped me to interact effectively with teams across the world and navigate cross-cultural barriers. The variety of clubs and opportunities available for business students also has allowed me to apply my business school education in real-world environments.

Top Internship Employers Bank of America Merrill Lynch Barclays Citi Deloitte Eastdil Secured EY Goldman Sachs J.P. Morgan Morgan Stanley PwC UnitedHealth Group

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: Resume/cover letter review and job search strategies, available every weekday in Shea Commons.

“ 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)

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 Citi, DailyPay, Facebook, Gap Inc./Athleta, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, OMD EMEA, and Silicon Valley Bank.

able to see the inside of “ Being a firm and to discuss strategic considerations with an executive was an incredible experience that shaped how I see corporate strategy implemented. It greatly influenced me in new opportunities to pursue for my career.

Cullen Finley (B’21)

Career Treks Travel domestically and internationally to network with alumni and learn about specific industries. Recent treks have included visits to Anheuser Busch/ InBev, Estée Lauder, Foursquare, SiriusXM, and &Pizza.

Fridays in the Field

New York City Food and Beverage Trek “ The gave me the opportunity to learn about three companies that I never considered, and now I’m so fascinated that I hope one day they might give me the experience to work with them. My biggest takeaway: There are so many career options and different industries that can lead to one’s dream job, all we have to do is discover them.

Francesca Canovi (B’22)

Signature Programs

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, and Marriott.

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 spring 2019, former American Airlines executive Rob Britton discussed crisis management and leadership during challenging times, including in the aftermath of 9/11.

Etiquette Dinner Professional dinner to learn about business etiquette.

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

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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2019 Undergraduate Employment Report  

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