Welcome to University Career Services
Locations & Hours
620 Lincoln Street, Evanston, IL
Phone: (847) 491-3700
Office Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday (Year round)
Walk-In Hours*: 11:00am – 2:45pm Tuesdays & Wednesdays (Note: There will be no walk-ins held on April 9 and May 8)
Career Lab for Walk-ins Only
Main Library, Core Reserves Section, 2nd Floor, Evanston, IL
Walk-In Hours*: 11:00am – 2:45pm Thursdays & Fridays (Note: There will be no walk-ins held on April 9 and May 8)
*During fall, winter & spring quarter only
- See a complete list of UCS announcements for May 24-31.
- Have you concluded your internship search? Complete the 2013 Internship Search Survey and help us continue to learn more about how students find internships.
- Learn from the career experiences of Northwestern alumni in "Where the Wildcats Are," our bimonthly alumni blog series. Are you a Northwestern alum interested in contributing? Email UCS with “Alum Blogger” in the subject line for more information.
Walk-in appointments for spring quarter begin on Tuesday, April 2. The last appointment taken will be at 2:45pm so please plan accordingly. Walk-ins can be used for quick questions, resume reviews, cover letter reviews or to find out more about UCS and our services by Northwestern Undergraduate and Graduate Students. To learn more about these and other UCS walk-ins please visit our Walk-In Appointments Webpage.
How to Make an Appointment
Please call 847-491-3700 during normal business hours to schedule an appointment with a UCS Staff Member. Appointment times range from 45 minutes to 1 hour in length. Our front desk staff will assist in determining who on staff will best meet your career needs. Be prepared to answer a few questions and to give your name, email address, phone number, major/program of study, year in school and reason for the appointment.
Register with UCS through CareerCat
Career Cat 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. By registering for CareerCat you will also be connected to UCS events, career fairs and receive our weekly email.
Northwestern Student CareerCat Access - Access using your netID & password (Note: Avoid using Firefox as your browser to access CareerCat)
Northwestern Alumni CareerCat Access - Access granted to registered Alumni only. Alumni click to register with UCS
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.
University Career Services would like to know when you experience success in your career search: a job, an internship or a new career opportunity and how UCS assisted in your success. Share your story and possibly be featured on our website.
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:
- About Us
- Students (Undergraduate and Graduate)
- Faculty & Staff
- Programs & Events