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Northwestern Career Advancement Workshops

Created: September 11, 2018
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Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) will be offering a variety of professional development opportunities for graduate students throughout September on Northwestern's Chicago and Evanston campuses. Topics covered will include: consulting, job searching, and resume building, in addition to NCA's Fall Career Fair.

You can find event details and RSVP for any of the workshops below in Handshake when looking under "Events."


Guide to Consulting for Master's Students
Friday, September 14, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

TGS Commons
2122 Sheridan Rd
Evanston, IL 60201

Preparing for consulting recruiting this year? Come hear from current consulting recruiters about how master’s candidates are evaluated, in addition to tips around the process. Recruiters from Accenture, Capco, and PwC will be in attendance.

All master’s students are welcome! RSVP in NCA’s Handshake system.

Questions? Email Brett Boettcher or Elysse Longiotti.

Sponsored by: Northwestern Career Advancement, Accenture, Capco, and PwC


Graduate Student Job Search Resources

Evanston Campus
Wednesday, September 19, 4:00 - 5:00 PM 

Lower Level
620 Lincoln Street
Evanston, IL 60208

Chicago Campus
Monday, September 24, 4:00 - 5:00 PM  

8-182 Ward Hall
303 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

All graduate students are invited to come explore online job search strategies and resources offered at Northwestern as you evaluate career options in a variety of career pathways. Bring your laptop if you'd like to follow along.


Graduate Student Resume Building Workshop

Tuesday, September 25, Noon - 1:00 PM 

Lower Level
620 Lincoln Street
Evanston, IL 60208

Currently developing a resume for an internship or full-time job search? Come learn how to articulate and translate your research experiences for a variety of industries. We’ll discuss resume building best practices and work in small groups with NCA advisers to further polish your resume in time for the career fair.


Graduate Student Career Fair Preparation Workshop

Wednesday, September 26, 4:30 - 5:30 PM

TGS Commons
2122 Sheridan Rd
Evanston, IL 60201

Are you interested in attending NCA’s Fall Career Fair but wondering how to navigate the event as a graduate student? This workshop will assist you to develop a strategy and learn tips to make the event a success.

More information specific to graduate students regarding our fair will be sent in the next several weeks.

Professional Development