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

“Thanks for all your help this year! Great experience all around.”
Sam Braxton
Corporate Strategy & Research, Liberty Mutual Insurance
“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
“You are the best!”
Mari Roberts
Electronic Arts
“UChicago is the best!”
Asher Simcoe
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
“Awesome. You’ve been great.”
Persephone Ma
McMaster Carr Supply Co.
“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 students were great, we would have liked to hire all 4.”
Kerry Oliver
Analysis Group
“I am so impressed by the students; they are well prepared, professional and eager to learn. You have made this process so easy and have been extremely helpful. I wish I can hire them all!”
Mike Stein
Flexco
“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.
“I have enjoyed working with Career Advancement on bringing Metcalf fellows here this summer - what a dynamic group!”
Joel Smith
Marine Biological Laboratory
“It just keeps getting better. We are really impressed with the candidates.”
Peter McCallum
Bunge Global Agribusiness
“Working with UChicago is always a pleasure!”
Jennifer Hick
Accenture
“Excellent, as always!”
Kerith Pucci
Dodge and Cox
“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
“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
“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
“We had a great experience with UChicago.”
Mitra Lohrasbpour
Dropbox
“Had great follow-up and prompt attention to my requests. Cristina was personable and helpful.”
Emily Kueffner
Simon-Kucher & Partners
"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.