Welcome to University Career Services

Locations & Hours


Main Office:

620 Lincoln Street, Evanston, IL
Phone: (847) 491-3700
Email: careerservices@northwestern.edu
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday (Year round)
Make an appointment: Schedule a meeting with your career counselor or advisor via CareerCat.

Express Advising Hours

Thursday, Oct. 2 - Friday, December 5 (*No express advising on Thursday, Oct. 30)
Days and Hours: Monday - Friday from 2-4 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 2nd Floor, Core


UCS Express Hours

Fall Quarter Express Advising runs from Thursday, Oct. 2 through Friday, Dec. 5. Find us at the UCS Express Advising Center in the Main Library, 2nd Floor, Core Monday-Friday from 2-4 p.m. 

Express hours can be used for quick questions, resume/CV reviews, cover letter reviews or to find out more about UCS and our services.

Accessing CareerCat

careercat logoCareerCat is our online internship/job search system and provides students, alumni and employers access to apply or post full-time, internship, part-time and summer employment opportunities.

Please note: For CareerCat technical support, email careercat@northwestern.edu

Northwestern Student CareerCat Access - Access using your netID & password (Note: Avoid using Firefox as your browser to access CareerCat)
Attention: CareerCat FAQ for Students
Northwestern Alumni CareerCat Access
Northwestern Postdoc CareerCat Access
Employer CareerCat Access

Attend Our Workshops & Events

UCS offers workshops on a variety of topics related to your career development, as well as hosts information sessions, networking events and career fairs. For the most current listing of events please go to Planit Purple and please mark your calendars.

Explore the UCS Website

Be sure to get to know all of the UCS services and advice by visiting the following sections of our website: