UChicago Career Advancement empowers students and alumni to translate their academic foundation—regardless of major or background—into professional success. Through industry-specific training, global networking connections, and opportunities to put a world-class education into practice, UChicago Career Advancement is helping students embark upon successful futures.

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As a supplement to UChicago’s liberal arts program, we offer pre-professional programs, also known as UCIs, for students to gain invaluable industry specific experience. Learn more


Hire UChicago: What Our Employers Say

"Recruiting was a very well organized process. Cristina Rodriguez and other staff were extremely helpful during the entire process. Big thanks to the career office staff!!”
Christina Thai
Stax, Inc.
“Thank you both so much for your assistance in putting together an incredibly exciting group of young people to help produce the 2013 Hyde Park Jazz Festival. I can't begin to tell you how impressed I was in meeting each of the applicants and I am incredibly pleased and grateful that there is a way to include all of them on the Festival team. We will be unstoppable!”
Kate Dumbleton
Hyde Park Jazz Festival
“Thank you for all your help throughout, and extending the process to make it work for us.”
Holly Hughes
Woods Hole Research Center
“Working with Michael Johnson has been such a pleasure. He goes above and beyond to accommodate our (often changing) needs!”
Erica McGill
Ernst & Young
“Always a pleasure!”
Jackie Coverick
Belvedere Trading
“Erika: Pleasure meeting with you earlier today, I really appreciate all of your hard work and dedication to making today a great success.”
Hassan Martini
Unimar PR
“We love working with you!“
Amber Bouchard
Grosvenor Capital Management
“I have had the pleasure of working directly with University of Chicago students at A.T. Kearney. They are passionate, produce innovative ideas and have demonstrated exceptional problem solving skills.”
Amy Still
A.T. Kearney, Inc.
“Very smooth experience. Staff are willing and helpful. Some very good students. Will be back next year.”
Steve Miller
“We had a great experience working with the University of Chicago Career Advancement office. The candidates we interviewed were highly qualified and well-prepared. We are very excited about our 3 new Associate Consultants.”
Recruiting Coordinator
The Greatest Good
“The students were great, we would have liked to hire all 4.”
Kerry Oliver
Analysis Group
“Thank you for all that you've done for us to get on campus. It has been a joy working with you.”
Nichelle Vansell
Guggenheim Partners
“Happy New Year! Thank you for all of your help these past few months. We at DB really appreciate it!”
Meghan Renehan
Deutsche Bank AG
“Great fall recruiting season. We were very impressed with the caliber of the candidates.”
Rachel Hacker
“It has been a great first year. Michael has been incredibly helpful. We are looking forward to next year!”
Ashley Nichols
Dimensional Fund Advisors
“For what it’s worth, I’ve already heard comparisons between Metcalf students and students from other schools, and there is absolutely no doubt that Metcalf students are better prepared to handle the rigors of our internships. It’s not even close.”
Elizabeth Carmona
New York City Campaign Finance Board
“It just keeps getting better. We are really impressed with the candidates.”
Peter McCallum
Bunge Global Agribusiness
“We are very excited to host a Metcalf Intern again this summer; we loved the individual we had last summer! […]Thank YOU for posting the internship and giving us this wonderful opportunity.”
Annie Koolbeck
Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.)
“I am so impressed by the students; they are well prepared, professional and eager to learn. You have made this process so easy and have been extremely helpful. I wish I can hire them all!”
Mike Stein
“Always a pleasure.”
Will Thompson
Capital Group