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 are excited about our returning summer interns and look forward to continuing our partnership with the University of Chicago.”
Suzanne George
BMO Capital Markets
“Very smooth experience. Staff are willing and helpful. Some very good students. Will be back next year.”
Steve Miller
“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 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
“Great fall recruiting season. We were very impressed with the caliber of the candidates.”
Rachel Hacker
“It has been a great first year. Michael has been incredibly helpful. We are looking forward to next year!”
Ashley Nichols
Dimensional Fund Advisors
“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
“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
“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.
"I just wanted to say Amutha is the best intern I've ever had, period. Smart, focused, hardworking, entrepreneurial, and eager to learn about venture capital. She'll be connecting with you in the coming weeks to get more involved in entrepreneurship. Having her has made it clear to the HPA team that we want to continue on with UChicago interns, and we're putting summer Metcalf stipends in our 2016 budget."
Alida Miranda-Wolff
Hyde Park Angels
“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
“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 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 Michael Johnson has been such a pleasure. He goes above and beyond to accommodate our (often changing) needs!”
Erica McGill
Ernst & Young
“You guys are great. I wish every school did [campus recruiting] the way you do.”
Andi Steele
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
“I wanted to say thank you for interrupting your meeting and day on such short notice. Both Bill and I enjoyed talking to you and appreciate your partnership!”
Susan O’Brian
The American Prospect
“Thank you so much for your help last evening, we always love coming to UChicago!”
Alexandra Jaskolski
The Boston Consulting Group