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

“We have always benefited as an organization from this partnership with the University of Chicago. Students are well-motivated and delightful to work with. They often bring a wide variety of experiences in non-profit volunteerism with them, and this helps enormously.”
Noel Gilligan
Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care Inc.
“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
“I am seriously thinking of having a Metcalf intern reunion someday. I miss them all!!”
Associate Director of Development
Heartland Alliance
“Awesome. You’ve been great.”
Persephone Ma
McMaster Carr Supply Co.
“Happy New Year! Thank you for all of your help these past few months. We at DB really appreciate it!”
Meghan Renehan
Deutsche Bank AG
“The students were great, we would have liked to hire all 4.”
Kerry Oliver
Analysis Group
“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
“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
"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.
“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.)
“Excellent, as always!”
Kerith Pucci
Dodge and Cox
“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
“I have enjoyed working with Career Advancement on bringing Metcalf fellows here this summer - what a dynamic group!”
Joel Smith
Marine Biological Laboratory
“Thanks for all your help this year! Great experience all around.”
Sam Braxton
Corporate Strategy & Research, Liberty Mutual Insurance
“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 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
“We were really pleased with the quality of the students we interviewed and their performance in the final round. We gave final round offers to 5 of 6 students who received final round interviews, which is a great outcome. Please help us to continue to find great candidates!”
Anna Kraft
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
“Working with Michael Johnson has been such a pleasure. He goes above and beyond to accommodate our (often changing) needs!”
Erica McGill
Ernst & Young
“We had a great experience with UChicago.”
Mitra Lohrasbpour
Dropbox