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.

Get Involved: Pre-Professional Programs

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

“University of Chicago students possess the critical thinking and analytical skills that allow them to examine problems, develop solutions and execute effective business plans. Our UChicago hires are among the top-performing Associates at the Boston Consulting Group.”
Brad Henderson
The Boston Consulting Group
“There’s clearly a high academic pedigree at University of Chicago. Our hiring process is very competitive and going to a university with high admissions standards helps us reach those goals.”
Devin Soelberg
Epic
“It's a great partnership!”
Allison Kirsch
The Brattle Group
“Always a pleasure.”
Will Thompson
Capital Group
“Working with the University of Chicago has always been a pleasure. I am consistently impressed by the high caliber of students we meet as well as the dedicated support we receive from the office of Career Advancement. It is clear that the entire staff prioritizes both the student and the employer’s needs, and this makes working with the university incredibly valuable for us.”
Jessica Kim
Morningstar
“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
“Thanks again for all your help and support. We look forward to having these Metcalf interns with us this summer and to continuing our wonderful relationship with the University of Chicago.”
Stan Ellis
Calkins Media
“We love working with you!“
Amber Bouchard
Grosvenor Capital Management
“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
“I have enjoyed working with Career Advancement on bringing Metcalf fellows here this summer - what a dynamic group!”
Joel Smith
Marine Biological Laboratory
“We were really pleased with the quality of the students we interviewed and their performance in the final round. We gave final round offers to 5 of 6 students who received final round interviews, which is a great outcome. Please help us to continue to find great candidates!”
Anna Kraft
A.T. Kearney, Inc.
"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.
“It just keeps getting better. We are really impressed with the candidates.”
Peter McCallum
Bunge Global Agribusiness
“Really appreciate your great partnership! It’s made my life easier.”
Mona Walker - Recruiter
Bank of America
“It is always a pleasure to work with the UChicago Career Advancement office!”
Brooke Raaberg
Cornerstone Research
“We worked with Erika Grammel and she was very helpful and engaged. She worked very hard to help us locate a pool of students for our position. Miriam Stevens, the student we hired was excellent, we absolute enjoyed working with her. I think she also gained a lot of from the experience.”
Kathleen Savage
The Woods Hole Research Center
“I wanted to tell you how wonderful it was to work with you last week and thank you for all the help you provided! Working with the University of Chicago has been a joy-our contacts on the Career Advancement and Employer Relations teams are extremely responsive and go above and beyond when given any opportunity to help. A special thank you to Nadia Casperson, Cristina Rodriquez and Krisinda Doherty for all they have done and continue to do for the BCG recruiting team.”
Anna Henderson
The Boston Consulting Group
“Very smooth experience. Staff are willing and helpful. Some very good students. Will be back next year.”
Steve Miller
OpenBI, LLC
“I wanted to say thank you for interrupting your meeting and day on such short notice. Both Bill and I enjoyed talking to you and appreciate your partnership!”
Susan O’Brian
The American Prospect
“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.