Virtual recruiting offers organizations of all sizes and industries the opportunity to capitalize on expanded access to UChicago talent.
Our Employer Relations & Development team will work with you to create a successful recruitment strategy and engage with our students. Please don’t hesitate to contact an employer relations specialist to discuss a strategy that best fits your recruiting needs and goals.
Tools to Connect with Students
We are here to support the continuity of your recruiting cycle and look forward to helping you find creative ways to source UChicago talent! Virtual opportunities include:
Join this campus-wide event and connect with students from the College and UChicago’s graduate and professional schools. This centralized, location-independent format will maximize your team’s time and efforts and provide greater access to the UChicago talent community. To register, click here.
Introduce a group of students to your organization, industry, and available opportunities.
Online Coffee Chats
Connect virtually with a small group of students for informal chats about your organization, recruiting process, professional advancement, work culture, etc.
Professional Development Workshops
Teach students the essential skills they’ll need to succeed in your industry.
Facilitate a Q&A session with UChicago alumni in your organization and continue to build affinity.
Executive Speaker Series
Help students explore major industry topics presented by an executive member of your organization. This is a great way to enhance your brand visibility among students and help them gain valuable insights.
Host 1-5 students for a day-long virtual job shadowing experience so they can learn about a day-in-the-life of a professional in their industry of interest.
Remote Short-Term Projects
Get on-demand support with short-term projects by hiring UChicago “micro-interns.” Students work remotely as independent contractors to help you advance important projects. Learn more about hiring micro-interns.
Provide a 1-2 hour deep-dive into your organization for a group of approximately 20 students. Trek activities typically include discussion panels with current staff members, presentations on professional opportunities available at the organization, and time for answering student questions.