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

“Thank you for the opportunity to provide internships through the Metcalf program.”
Susan Nedza
Aim Specialty Health
"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
“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
“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
“UChicago is the best!”
Asher Simcoe
Credit Suisse
“The students were great, we would have liked to hire all 4.”
Kerry Oliver
Analysis Group
“Great fall recruiting season. We were very impressed with the caliber of the candidates.”
Rachel Hacker
“We had a great experience with UChicago.”
Mitra Lohrasbpour
“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
“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
“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.
“We enjoyed working with the Career Advancement office and believe that the students were very prepared for consulting interviews.”
Kate Gosse
The Cambridge Group
“Very smooth experience. Staff are willing and helpful. Some very good students. Will be back next year.”
Steve Miller
“You guys are great. I wish every school did [campus recruiting] the way you do.”
Andi Steele
Credit Suisse
“Always a pleasure.”
Will Thompson
Capital Group
“Awesome. You’ve been great.”
Persephone Ma
McMaster Carr Supply Co.
“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 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
“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
“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