Advising & Programs

Career Advancement provides advising and programs throughout the academic year that cover a wide range of career fields as well as graduate and professional schools. Visit the Career Advancement events page for a comprehensive schedule of upcoming programs and workshops, including dates, times, and locations. Below is an overview of just some of what Career Advancement offers to students.

Career Advising

Students’ relationship with Career Advancement starts during First Year Orientation, when students meet their assigned Career Advancement adviser.  First year students hear from their adviser throughout the year to help then connect with Career Advancement resources and experiences. Throughout the year, students can seek advice from their assigned adviser while also connecting with Career Advancement’s industry experts in the UChicago Careers In programs.  

Career & Internship Fairs

Career Advancement sponsors several on-site and virtual career fairs throughout the academic year for students seeking both internship and full-time opportunities.

Steps to Success

Steps to Success is a unique program, designed specifically for first-years, that provides students with the opportunity to discuss internships, research, study abroad, and travel with upperclassmen.

Taking the Next Step

Taking the Next Step is a conference-style career exploration event for first- and second-year students. During the event, students have the opportunity to network with College alumni working in their field of interest, practice key professional skills such as resume and cover letter writing, and connect with both employers and on-campus departments that offer substantive summer opportunities for students.