The University of Chicago | Graduate Admissions

Career

As you build your education into a successful career, you have the support and guidance of the largest career services resource for graduate students at any university. University-wide programming connects you to the tools and and opportunities you need to develop enduring professional skills, and graduate and professional schools provide services tailored to your industry of choice. In addition to on-campus career services, you’ll find additional, lifelong support through our worldwide alumni network.

Career Development

A leader in graduate student career services, UChicago has dedicated career staff for each graduate division and professional school. With a variety of programming and job-search assistance, our on-campus offices prepare you for professional success in your chosen field.

Career Advising and Planning Services

  • Support for graduate students in the Divinity School and the Divisions of the Biological Sciences, Humanities, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences
  • One of the largest dedicated graduate career services teams in the country
  • An alumni network that supports students in finding careers in academia
  • Externship opportunities to shadow alumni in a variety of industries
  • Relationships with employers seeking candidates with master’s and doctorate degrees
  • Visit Career Advising & Planning »

Law School Office of Career Services

  • On-campus interviews with approximately 600 employers
  • Programs, receptions, and events with public and private sector employers
  • Postings for more than 1,000 summer and permanent jobs
  • Visit Law School Office of Career Services »

Chicago Booth Career Services

  • One of the largest and highest rated career service teams in the world
  • Customized programming for full-time, executive, and evening and weekend MBA candidates
  • Ongoing services for students and alumni in all stages of their career and in all parts of the globe
  • Engaged alumni community who contribute to student programming and mentorship
  • A team of experts dedicated to developing and maintaining relationships with top employers around the world who recruit Chicago Booth talent
  • Visit Chicago Booth Career Services »

Harris School of Public Policy Career Development Office

  • Full-time professional career counselors who meet individually with students and alumni to provide supportive resume review and career counseling
  • Harris Link Database with postings of thousands of jobs, internships, and fellowships specifically for Chicago Harris students and alumni
  • Workshops to assist students in their job search
  • Visit Harris School of Public Policy Career Development Office »

School of Social Service Administration Career Services

  • One of the only such offices for graduate social work programs in the country
  • Quarterly alumni career panels and student-alumni networking events
  • Online jobs database and annual career fair
  • Summer Shadow program for students to follow alumni in their workplace
  • Extensive alumni contact database for informational interviews with alumni of SSA
  • Annual Washington Week networking program for SSA students and alumni in Washington, DC
  • Visit School of Social Service Administration Career Services »

Pritzker School of Medicine

  • Assigned career advisors who provide one-on-one career mentoring
  • The MSPE Director, who oversees Medical Student Performance Evaluations and serves as a senior advisor for the entire residency application process
  • Career meetings throughout the fourth year to answer questions about ERAS and issues of residency
  • Visit Pritzker School of Medicine »

Professional Development

In addition to those resources available through the divisions and schools, a variety of offices offer professional development support for graduate students, including: