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The Career Ambassador Program

The Career Ambassadors (CAs) serve as a bridge between Northwestern Career Advancement and the Northwestern University undergraduate student population. CAs are trained to advise fellow students on quick career related concerns in a variety of setting including NCA express advising, walk-in hours and campus outreach presentations.

Meet the 2023-2024 CAs!

Program Description and Responsibilities

What Do Career Ambassadors Do?

Walk-in Hours & Outreach Presentations

Career Ambassadors provide quick resume and cover letter feedback at NCA and walk-in hours at various locations across campus during the fall, winter and spring academic quarters. Visit the Meet with Us page for the current Career Ambassador Express Advising schedule.

If you would like a CA to come speak with your group, please complete the outreach request form. Presentation content is personalized to each group request.

Joining the Career Ambassador Program

Hiring typically takes place once per academic year for the CA program. If you are interested in learning more about the program and how to apply, please contact Meg Flanagan

Those who participate in the CA program not only learn to support their peers’ career development and development as CAs, but are also provided the opportunity to develop in relation to their own personal career goals. CAs build transferable skills that will help them in future experiences and set regular goals.  While learning the ins and outs of NCA, CAs build relationships with our staff who are invested in their personal success. Some transferable skills CAs have utilized or gained include: