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
“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
“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
“At this point, all positive feedback. We enjoy recruiting from University of Chicago and receive great talent from this school. We look forward to continuing this relationship.”
Laura Huggins
Sears Holdings
“Thank you so much for your help last evening, we always love coming to UChicago!”
Alexandra Jaskolski
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
“Excellent, as always!”
Kerith Pucci
Dodge and Cox
“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
“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 your help throughout, and extending the process to make it work for us.”
Holly Hughes
Woods Hole Research Center
“UChicago is the best!”
Asher Simcoe
Credit Suisse
“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
“It is always a pleasure to work with the UChicago Career Advancement office!”
Brooke Raaberg
Cornerstone Research
“I have enjoyed working with Career Advancement on bringing Metcalf fellows here this summer - what a dynamic group!”
Joel Smith
Marine Biological Laboratory
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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