NCA Corporate Sponsorship

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) is the central career office and starting point for recruiting undergraduate and graduate talent at Northwestern. We represent 19,000 highly selective students and we also reach Northwestern alumni.

We are responsible for:

  • Working with employers for successful recruiting strategies at Northwestern overall including all nine colleges/schools Managing the Lincoln Interview Center which houses 20 interview rooms for on-campus interviewing
  • Recruiting activities on campus including campus-wide Career Fairs, information sessions, Lunch & Learns, Employer-in-Residence Program, professional development programming, among others
  • Career advising and professional development of undergraduate and graduate students
  • Supporting CareerCat, Northwestern University’s online job posting and campus recruiting registration system, accessible to all current students and alumni
  • Collaborating with specific student populations and groups including student business clubs, Diversity groups, Greek organizations, and Northwestern athletes.

When you become a Corporate Sponsor with NCA, you are participating in the professional development of Northwestern students as well as promoting your brand identity, furthering your higher education outreach, and deepening your connection with our students and the broader Northwestern community.

In appreciation for your sponsorship and support of our students, your company or organization receives:

  • Preferred timing for registration of on-campus recruiting and info sessions
  • Increased exposure to students through social media and marketing
  • Preferred placement at events such as Fairs
  • Additional support from our employer recruiting & engagement team
  • Connection to student, faculty, and other leaders within the Northwestern community.

There are four levels of the NCA Corporate Sponsorship. Here are a few highlights of each level:

View the NCA Corporate Sponsorship Program brochure.

Platinum - $15,000

  • Career Fair Sponsor (2 Days) for the Fall AND Winter Career Fair
  • Pre-registration and preferred timing for on-campus recruiting and information sessions
  • Reservation fees for 4 rooms waived for an on-campus event(s)
  • Customized plan for deeper engagement with NU (i.e.meeting with faculty, student organizations, on-campus recruiting partners, etc.)
  • Additional NCA Employer Recruiting Staff support for all job postings as well as on campus recruiting scheduling
  • Priority to NCA’s educational programming
  • Logo on Website, CareerCat, and in Lincoln Interview Center Lobby
  • Social Media and Strategic Outreach support

Gold - $10,000

  • Career Fair Sponsor (1 Day) for the Fall AND Winter Career Fair
  • Pre-registration and preferred timing for on-campus recruiting and information sessions
  • Reservation fees for 2 rooms waived for an on-campus event(s)
  • Priority to NCA’s educational programming
  • Logo on Website, CareerCat, and in Lincoln Interview Center Lobby
  • Social Media and Strategic Outreach support

Silver - $5,000

  • Career Fair Sponsor (1 Day) for the Fall AND Winter Career Fair
  • Priority to NCA’s educational programming
  • Logo on Website, CareerCat, and in Lincoln Interview Center Lobby
  • Social Media and Strategic Outreach support

Bronze - $2,000

  • Career Fair Sponsor (1 Day) at Fall OR Winter Career Fair
    • Preferred location in venue
    • Prominent mention as a sponsor in all fair marketing and advertising
    • Two tables with unlimited representatives

If you have any questions, or would like to be a sponsor, please contact Geni Harclerode, Director of Employer Recruitment and Engagement, at genevieve.harclerode@northwestern.edu.