NCA Graduate Student Internship Program

About the Program

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) provides comprehensive assistance to Northwestern University undergraduate and graduate students with their career development, graduate/professional, internship and job search needs.

NCA sponsors supervised internships for students in Counseling and Higher Education Masters programs during the academic year (fall, winter and spring quarters).  This opportunity is designed to give students broad exposure to all aspects of a comprehensive and centralized career service office as well as in-depth experience providing career counseling services to students. In the past, students have come from graduate programs at DePaul University, Northwestern University, Roosevelt University, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and Loyola University.


About the Positions

Career Counseling Internship (PDF)             

How To Apply

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Job Placements of Former Interns

After completing an internship at Northwestern Career Advancement, graduates have gone on to a variety of professional areas within and outside of career counseling.  Some positions acquired over the past 3 years include:

  • College Seminar Instructor at Noble Network of Charter Schools
  • Assistant Director/Career Adviser, Northwestern Career Advancement
  • Assistant Director for Career Counseling at University of Colorado Boulder
  • Assistant Media Planner, MediaVest
  • Career Development Counselor, University of Chicago
  • Career Services Coordinator at Northwestern University School of Communications
  • Community Partnerships Manager, Teach for America
  • Career Counselor, Northwestern Career Advancement
  • Employer Programs & Events Manager, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Coordinator for Educational Programs and Communications, DePaul University