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Learn key skills that will help you advance your academic and professional goals by getting involved with Careers in Business at Career Advancement and academic programs at the Chicago Booth School of Business! Students can take advantage of expert advising, employer site visits, and career development workshops. Careers in Business professional development resources are open to any College student interested in business.

Get Expert Support

Careers in Business provides personalized support from advisers with professional business experience. Students receive coaching in exploring different career paths, identifying summer opportunities, and preparing resumes and cover letters. Students can make an appointment with our advisers online through UChicago Handshake.

Explore Careers and Build Your Skills: Industry-Focused Experiential Learning Opportunities and Immersive Networking Events

To help students explore career paths, refine their skills, and demonstrate their talents to employers, Careers in Business offers a variety of industry-focused experiential opportunities, including industry roadmap and recruiting ramp-up sessions, signature industry networking events, and hands-on learning experiences.

  • Industry roadmap and recruiting ramp-up sessions: Chart your course, stay up-to-date on current recruiting trends, and learn best practices for competitive candidacy through industry-tailored workshops featuring first-hand information from employers, alumni, and upperclassmen students.
  • Signature industry networking events: build industry knowledge, practice networking and interviewing skills, and connect with employers to support recruiting goals across a broad range of industries. Events include the Consulting Symposium, Make Your Mark: Careers in Branding and Marketing, and Night on Wall Street.
  • Hands-on Learning Experiences: Build skills and perspective on target industries through competitions, student consulting projects, and additional immersive events including job shadowing and Micro-Metcalf internships

Meet Employers and Visit Key Markets

In addition to Chicago’s nearby business community, Careers in Business offers career “treks” to connect students with employers throughout the U.S. and around the world. These treks bring students to leading business destinations including Hong Kong, London, New York, and San Francisco.