Maggie Smith, M.A.

Maggie Smith, M.A.

Assistant Director, Student Career Advising

  • Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences


Maggie provides career advising to students in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences from the start of their time at Northwestern through graduation, helping them connect their Northwestern experience to professional opportunities. In addition to guiding students through the process of applying to jobs, internships, and other experiential learning opportunities, Maggie collaborates with WCAS staff, faculty and alumni to develop tailored services and programming.

Maggie earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Miami University and her Master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State University. Maggie has been with Northwestern for over five years. Before joining NCA, Maggie had professional experience in fraternity & sorority life, student wellness, and leadership development.

In her spare time, Maggie enjoys cooking, college football, and exploring Chicago with her husband.

Her advice to students: be open to new opportunities and new ideas- you never know where they might lead.