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 Hours in the Express Advising Center

Hours: 2-4 p.m. Monday through Friday*
Location: Main Library, Core Reserve, 2nd Floor, Evanston, IL


UCS Express Hours

Monday through Friday 2-4 p.m. in the Express Advising Center in the Main Library, 2nd Floor, Core Reserve. Meetings last 15 minutes.

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.

Success Stories

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: