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

"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 has been a great first year. Michael has been incredibly helpful. We are looking forward to next year!”
Ashley Nichols
Dimensional Fund Advisors
“Always a pleasure.”
Will Thompson
Capital Group
“It's a great partnership!”
Allison Kirsch
The Brattle 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
“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
“The University of Chicago’s office of Career Advancement provides excellent customer service and I appreciate having one primary contact that can assist me with United’s on-campus recruiting efforts. My UChicago Employer Relations contact is very responsive and vital in connecting me with students who possess the qualifications we are looking for.”
Jessica Montanez
United Airlines
“We are excited about our returning summer interns and look forward to continuing our partnership with the University of Chicago.”
Suzanne George
BMO Capital Markets
“The Career Advancement Office is very helpful and quick to respond to any questions or concerns.”
Lauren Klikuszowian
L.E.K. Consulting
“Working with Michael Johnson has been such a pleasure. He goes above and beyond to accommodate our (often changing) needs!”
Erica McGill
Ernst & Young
“Awesome. You’ve been great.”
Persephone Ma
McMaster Carr Supply Co.
“We are very excited. We extended an offer to Ayn (who we are also EXCITED about) and she was thrilled!! Three down; two to go!”
Phyllis D Hayes
Museum of Science and Industry
“Thank you for all your help throughout, and extending the process to make it work for us.”
Holly Hughes
Woods Hole Research Center
“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
“The University of Chicago’s office of Career Advancement is light-years ahead of the other schools we work with.”
Sutton Kauss
The Boston Consulting Group
“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 just wanted to say Amutha is the best intern I've ever had, period. Smart, focused, hardworking, entrepreneurial, and eager to learn about venture capital. She'll be connecting with you in the coming weeks to get more involved in entrepreneurship. Having her has made it clear to the HPA team that we want to continue on with UChicago interns, and we're putting summer Metcalf stipends in our 2016 budget."
Alida Miranda-Wolff
Hyde Park Angels
“At this point, all positive feedback. We enjoy recruiting from University of Chicago and receive great talent from this school. We look forward to continuing this relationship.”
Laura Huggins
Sears Holdings
“I have enjoyed working with Career Advancement on bringing Metcalf fellows here this summer - what a dynamic group!”
Joel Smith
Marine Biological Laboratory
“Great fall recruiting season. We were very impressed with the caliber of the candidates.”
Rachel Hacker
Nielsen