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

“It has been a great first year. Michael has been incredibly helpful. We are looking forward to next year!”
Ashley Nichols
Dimensional Fund Advisors
“We love working with you!“
Amber Bouchard
Grosvenor Capital Management
“I have enjoyed working with Career Advancement on bringing Metcalf fellows here this summer - what a dynamic group!”
Joel Smith
Marine Biological Laboratory
“Working with Michael Johnson has been such a pleasure. He goes above and beyond to accommodate our (often changing) needs!”
Erica McGill
Ernst & Young
“Working with UChicago is always a pleasure!”
Jennifer Hick
“It just keeps getting better. We are really impressed with the candidates.”
Peter McCallum
Bunge Global Agribusiness
“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
“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
“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
“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.
“Thanks for all your help this year! Great experience all around.”
Sam Braxton
Corporate Strategy & Research, Liberty Mutual Insurance
“Really appreciate your great partnership! It’s made my life easier.”
Mona Walker - Recruiter
Bank of America
“Thank you for all your help throughout, and extending the process to make it work for us.”
Holly Hughes
Woods Hole Research Center
“You are the best!”
Mari Roberts
Electronic Arts
“Great fall recruiting season. We were very impressed with the caliber of the candidates.”
Rachel Hacker
“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
“Awesome. You’ve been great.”
Persephone Ma
McMaster Carr Supply Co.
“UChicago is the best!”
Asher Simcoe
Credit Suisse
“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
“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