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

“The students were great, we would have liked to hire all 4.”
Kerry Oliver
Analysis Group
“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
“Awesome. You’ve been great.”
Persephone Ma
McMaster Carr Supply Co.
“We worked with Erika Grammel and she was very helpful and engaged. She worked very hard to help us locate a pool of students for our position. Miriam Stevens, the student we hired was excellent, we absolute enjoyed working with her. I think she also gained a lot of from the experience.”
Kathleen Savage
The Woods Hole Research Center
“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
“You are the best!”
Mari Roberts
Electronic Arts
“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
“I am seriously thinking of having a Metcalf intern reunion someday. I miss them all!!”
Associate Director of Development
Heartland Alliance
“Always a pleasure!”
Jackie Coverick
Belvedere Trading
“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
“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
“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
“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
“UChicago is the best!”
Asher Simcoe
Credit Suisse
“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
“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
“It is always a pleasure to work with the UChicago Career Advancement office!”
Brooke Raaberg
Cornerstone Research
“Thank you so much for your help last evening, we always love coming to UChicago!”
Alexandra Jaskolski
The Boston Consulting Group