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 were very pleased with the quality of applicants this year and the number of interested students. Thank you again for all of your help, we look forward to working with you again next year, Cristina.”
Matthew Ryder
Deloitte Services LP
“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.)
“Thank you so much Michael – I really appreciate all of the help from you and your team with the back and forth on the schedules and everything else we’ve requested in the last 24 hours. I truly appreciate your help and partnership to ensure a smooth interview process tomorrow.”
Perry Thurston
J.P. Morgan
“It is always a pleasure to work with the UChicago Career Advancement office!”
Brooke Raaberg
Cornerstone Research
“Thank you for the opportunity to provide internships through the Metcalf program.”
Susan Nedza
Aim Specialty Health
“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
“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
"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.
“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
“Always a pleasure.”
Will Thompson
Capital Group
“Always a pleasure!”
Jackie Coverick
Belvedere Trading
“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
“The Career Advancement Office is very helpful and quick to respond to any questions or concerns.”
Lauren Klikuszowian
L.E.K. Consulting
“It's a great partnership!”
Allison Kirsch
The Brattle Group
“Had great follow-up and prompt attention to my requests. Cristina was personable and helpful.”
Emily Kueffner
Simon-Kucher & Partners
“Great fall recruiting season. We were very impressed with the caliber of the candidates.”
Rachel Hacker
Nielsen
“Thank you so much for your help last evening, we always love coming to UChicago!”
Alexandra Jaskolski
The Boston Consulting Group
“I have enjoyed working with Career Advancement on bringing Metcalf fellows here this summer - what a dynamic group!”
Joel Smith
Marine Biological Laboratory
“UChicago is the best!”
Asher Simcoe
Credit Suisse