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 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
“We had a great experience with UChicago.”
Mitra Lohrasbpour
Dropbox
“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.)
“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
“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
“Very smooth experience. Staff are willing and helpful. Some very good students. Will be back next year.”
Steve Miller
OpenBI, LLC
“We enjoyed working with the Career Advancement office and believe that the students were very prepared for consulting interviews.”
Kate Gosse
The Cambridge Group
“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
“Had great follow-up and prompt attention to my requests. Cristina was personable and helpful.”
Emily Kueffner
Simon-Kucher & Partners
“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 the opportunity to provide internships through the Metcalf program.”
Susan Nedza
Aim Specialty Health
“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
“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
“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
“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
“We love working with you!“
Amber Bouchard
Grosvenor Capital Management
“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
“It is always a pleasure to work with the UChicago Career Advancement office!”
Brooke Raaberg
Cornerstone Research
“It just keeps getting better. We are really impressed with the candidates.”
Peter McCallum
Bunge Global Agribusiness
“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