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

“Very smooth experience. Staff are willing and helpful. Some very good students. Will be back next year.”
Steve Miller
OpenBI, LLC
“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
“Great fall recruiting season. We were very impressed with the caliber of the candidates.”
Rachel Hacker
Nielsen
“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
“Working with UChicago is always a pleasure!”
Jennifer Hick
Accenture
“The students were great, we would have liked to hire all 4.”
Kerry Oliver
Analysis Group
“It is always a pleasure to work with the UChicago Career Advancement office!”
Brooke Raaberg
Cornerstone Research
“We enjoyed working with the Career Advancement office and believe that the students were very prepared for consulting interviews.”
Kate Gosse
The Cambridge Group
“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
“It's a great partnership!”
Allison Kirsch
The Brattle Group
“Always a pleasure!”
Jackie Coverick
Belvedere Trading
"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.
“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 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.)
“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
“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
“The Career Advancement Office is very helpful and quick to respond to any questions or concerns.”
Lauren Klikuszowian
L.E.K. Consulting
“Thanks for all your help this year! Great experience all around.”
Sam Braxton
Corporate Strategy & Research, Liberty Mutual Insurance
“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.
“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