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

“Great fall recruiting season. We were very impressed with the caliber of the candidates.”
Rachel Hacker
Nielsen
“It is always a pleasure to work with the UChicago Career Advancement office!”
Brooke Raaberg
Cornerstone Research
“We had a great experience with UChicago.”
Mitra Lohrasbpour
Dropbox
“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.
“Had great follow-up and prompt attention to my requests. Cristina was personable and helpful.”
Emily Kueffner
Simon-Kucher & Partners
“We enjoyed working with the Career Advancement office and believe that the students were very prepared for consulting interviews.”
Kate Gosse
The Cambridge Group
“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
“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
“Thank you for all your help throughout, and extending the process to make it work for us.”
Holly Hughes
Woods Hole Research Center
“University of Chicago students possess the critical thinking and analytical skills that allow them to examine problems, develop solutions and execute effective business plans. Our UChicago hires are among the top-performing Associates at the Boston Consulting Group.”
Brad Henderson
The Boston Consulting Group
“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
“I have enjoyed working with Career Advancement on bringing Metcalf fellows here this summer - what a dynamic group!”
Joel Smith
Marine Biological Laboratory
“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
"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.
“Excellent, as always!”
Kerith Pucci
Dodge and Cox
“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
“Always a pleasure!”
Jackie Coverick
Belvedere Trading
“It has been a great first year. Michael has been incredibly helpful. We are looking forward to next year!”
Ashley Nichols
Dimensional Fund Advisors
“You are the best!”
Mari Roberts
Electronic Arts
“We are excited about our returning summer interns and look forward to continuing our partnership with the University of Chicago.”
Suzanne George
BMO Capital Markets