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Northwestern Career Advancement

Comprehensive career services for undergraduates, graduate students and recent alumni 

The mission of Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) is to foster excellence in career development, preparation, and professional opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students and alumni by providing comprehensive services and programming and by promoting strong partnerships with employers, academic departments, and the university community.


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NCA Covid 19 Response

NCA continues to provide full virtual services to all of our students and employer partners. A full virtual appointment schedule is available through Handshake.  Handshake will also support all of our employer partners recruiting needs. 

For any additional questions, please email with the details of your question, and we will respond quickly. To protect the wellbeing of our staff, students, and employer partners, all services are available virtually.


NCA Events

NCA Live Chat

March 8, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

NCA is pleased to offer live chat hours to connect with our team for quick career-related questions and guidance. For mo...

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) Coffee Chats

March 8, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The BGL coffee chat event is a unique opportunity for students interested in the summer 2022 internship program or full ...

NCA: How Do I Choose a Career?

March 8, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Confused about how to actually make career decisions? This session will explain the career decision making process, talk...