Attend a Career Fair or Networking Event
Meet Northwestern University students and alumni in person at our Career Fairs or Networking events. UCS sponsors several career fairs and events throughout the year, and many other offices and groups on campus also host events for employers to reach more specialized student and alumni populations. For more information and to mark your calendars please read below.
UCS Sponsored Career Fairs
Fall Job & Internship Fair
This fair is open to all NU students and alumni and it represents all career fields except for engineering and technology. Many of the attending employers will be participating in on-campus recruiting activity in the fall quarter. To register for this event, please contact Jackie Williams, Special Events Coordinator.
Scheduled for October 2, 2012, 12:00pm – 4:00pm, Norris University Center, 2nd Floor
Winter Job & Internship Fair
Offered in Winter Quarter, this career fair connects NU students and alumni to employers in all industries looking to hire full-time positions and internships. Many employers will host on-campus interviews for internships in the weeks following this fair. To register for this event please contact Jackie Williams, Special Events Coordinator.
Scheduled for January 15, 2013, 12:00pm – 4:00pm, 2311 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208
New York Recruiting Day
The New York Recruiting Day Program is for graduating Seniors only. The purpose of the program is to expand interview opportunities for graduating Seniors who are interested in the Communication fields of advertising, marketing, publishing, public relations, legal assistant or media. If your organization is headquartered or has an office in New York City this is an excellent way to cut travel costs by hosting students for interviews right at your office. Participating universities are Northwestern University, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC), Smith College, and University of Virginia. For more information please contact Jeff Jenkins, Assistant Director, University Career Services.
Public Service Career Expo
Formerly called the Martin Luther King Public Interest Job & Internship Fair, which was traditionally held in January, this fair is now held in Spring Quarter and is open to all NU undergraduate and graduate students and it focuses on the non-profit, education, and government career fields. Employers can recruit for full-time, internship, and volunteer opportunities. To register for this event, please contact Brett Boettcher, Associate Director for Employment Specialists.
Scheduled for April 9, 2013, 12:00pm - 4:00pm, Norris University Center, 2nd Floor
Other Northwestern University Career Fairs
SWE Industry Day
A career fair sponsored by the Society for Women Engineers and open to employers recruiting in the fields of science, engineering, computer science and math. For more information and to register please contact Ellen Worsdall, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, McCormick
Scheduled for Thursday, October 18, 2012
Sponsored by the McCormick Office of Career Development this career fair is open to employers interested recruiting students from the areas of science, engineering, computer science and math seeking internships and full-time positions. For more information please contact Helen Oloroso, Director, Office of McCormick Career Development.
Scheduled for January 31, 2013
Medill & School of Communication Career & Internship Fair
This Spring Quarter career fair is sponsored by Medill Career Services and the School of Communication EPICS office and offers NU students the chance to network with employers from the marketing, media, public relations, advertising, journalism and communications industries. To learn more and register for this event please visit the career fair information page on the Medill or School of Communication websites. Questions? Contact Elizabeth Hunter, Assistant Director, Medill Career Services or Heather Trulock, Director, SoC EPICS Office.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 10:00am - 3:00pm, Norris University Center