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

“I have enjoyed working with Career Advancement on bringing Metcalf fellows here this summer - what a dynamic group!”
Joel Smith
Marine Biological Laboratory
“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
“The Metcalf program is a wonderful program, and has been a huge asset to our organization over the years. As a former Metcalf intern at Chicago Scholars myself, I can attest to the value of the partnership, and truly hope that we can continue it this year.”
Liz O’Brien
Chicago Scholars Foundation
“It has been a great first year. Michael has been incredibly helpful. We are looking forward to next year!”
Ashley Nichols
Dimensional Fund Advisors
“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
“It's a great partnership!”
Allison Kirsch
The Brattle Group
“Always a pleasure.”
Will Thompson
Capital Group
“Really appreciate your great partnership! It’s made my life easier.”
Mona Walker - Recruiter
Bank of America
“Always a pleasure!”
Jackie Coverick
Belvedere Trading
"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.
“You guys are great. I wish every school did [campus recruiting] the way you do.”
Andi Steele
Credit Suisse
“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
“Thank you so much Michael – I really appreciate all of the help from you and your team with the back and forth on the schedules and everything else we’ve requested in the last 24 hours. I truly appreciate your help and partnership to ensure a smooth interview process tomorrow.”
Perry Thurston
J.P. Morgan
“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
“We have always benefited as an organization from this partnership with the University of Chicago. Students are well-motivated and delightful to work with. They often bring a wide variety of experiences in non-profit volunteerism with them, and this helps enormously.”
Noel Gilligan
Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care Inc.
“It is always a pleasure to work with the UChicago Career Advancement office!”
Brooke Raaberg
Cornerstone Research
“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
“We were very pleased with the quality of applicants this year and the number of interested students. Thank you again for all of your help, we look forward to working with you again next year, Cristina.”
Matthew Ryder
Deloitte Services LP
“Excellent, as always!”
Kerith Pucci
Dodge and Cox
“Had great follow-up and prompt attention to my requests. Cristina was personable and helpful.”
Emily Kueffner
Simon-Kucher & Partners