Welcome to SCS Career Services

In addition to offering career advising, SCS Career Services works with the NU Community and our employer partners to provide quarterly workshops and special events which promote the professional development of our students and alumni.

Career Advising

Career advising sessions take place with a student's academic adviser. The sessions can take place in-person, on the telephone, or via Adobe Connect. Students are encouraged to call 847-491-5612 to schedule a 30-minute to 1-hour session.

Career Fairs

The Public Service Career Expo features employers from the nonprofit, education, and government industries. The Expo is hosted by University Career Services and will be held on April 9, 2013 from noon–4 p.m. at the Norris University Center, 2nd floor.


General Career Tools
The Ladders
Career One Stop
Occupational Outlook Handbook (research by industry, including economic outlook)

Northwestern University Career Tools
Career Insider*
Chicago Field Studies
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University Career Services

Northwestern University Career Services (UCS) is a centralized career services office on the Evanston campus that provides an extensive range of programming and resources to all Northwestern University degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students, and alumni. 

SCS students who are alumni of or currently enrolled in a degree seeking program have full access to both SCS Career Services and UCS. 

SCS students enrolled in non-degree programs and alumni of these programs have access to SCS Career Services only.

Information for Employers

SCS students and alumni are work-experienced professionals who are continuing thier education with the goal of advancing, changing, or starting their career. The link below will direct you to a detailed listing of our Graduate and Undergraduate degree programs, as well as our Professional Development and Post-baccalaureate Certificate programs.

View SCS Program Areas

There are several avenues through which your company can connect with our talented students and alumni. For more detail, or to explore additional avenues email

  • Hire an SCS student or alum
  • Attend a career or networking event with our students and faculty
  • Participate in on-campus interviewing
  • Post a job or internship opportunity
  • Develop your talent pipeline
  • Market your company to SCS students and alumni

Please review this link for a statement regarding unpaid internships.

Get Involved

Subscribe to the SCS-Career Services listserv to receive the monthly Career Compass e-letter and all SCS Career Services job and internship postings.

Subscribe with your Northwestern University e-mail by sending a message to Leave the subject line blank and type SUBSCRIBE SCS-CS [Your Name] (Example: SUBSCRIBE SCS-CS John Doe) in the body of the e-mail.

Stay Connected with SCS.