The latest in job and internship opportunities, career prep and exploration workshops, and campus recruiting and employer events from NCA.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Press Assistant: CareerCat ID #104290, Apply by April 30 (Open to sophomores, juniors, seniors)
- Crain Communications Research Intern: CareerCat ID #108972, Apply by May 1 (Open to all students)
- Northwestern Office of Global Marketing Social Media Specialist Intern: CareerCat ID #112214, Apply by May 8 (Open to all students)
- Sodexo Solution Center Intern: CareerCat ID #111407, Apply by May 15 (Open to juniors)
- Y.O.U. Summer 2015 Development Fellowship / Inspire Fellows Program: CareerCat IDs: 111337, 106475, Apply by May 15 (Open to all students)
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AT NCA & AROUND CAMPUS
McKinsey’s Undergraduate Women’s Impact Award
First year, sophomore and junior women are eligible to apply
Applications due on Friday, May 8
The McKinsey Women’s Impact Award will celebrate and support women who strive to meaningfully change the world. Award recipients receive $4,000 toward their summer employment, volunteer work, research or independent project pertaining to the fields of global public health, economic development and opportunity creation, sustainability and social innovation and technology.
NCA Workshops & Opportunities
Talk to NCA
Monday, April 27, 11-1 p.m. | Starbucks Lounge in Norris Center | Open to undergraduate students
Searching for an internship/full-time position? NCA staff will be @ the Starbucks Lounge in Norris to help you identify opportunities in CareerCat and beyond. Stop by with your questions!
Become a 2015-2016 NCA Career Ambassador
Apply in CareerCat by Monday, April 27: Search CareerCat ID #111202
Are you an enthusiastic, dedicated first year undergraduate student or sophomore? Want to become an expert in resume and cover letter writing? Want to build leadership skills and assist fellow students in their career development? Apply to be a member of the 2015-2016 NCA Career Ambassador team. A quarterly stipend is provided to those selected.
Out in the Workplace
Thursday, April 30, 6-8 p.m. | Norris, Rock Room | Open to all NU students
RSVP requested in CareerCat (under Events > Workshops)
All are invited to learn about LGBTQ considerations in the workplace. Hear from a panel of out professionals (from Accenture, Slalom Consulting, Goldman Sachs and Benchtools – Performics) and have the opportunity to learn about resources and current trends. Students can ask questions anonymously or have one-on-one conversations with out professionals about their experience. Students are also welcome to discuss questions and concerns in groups. Co-sponsored by NUGALA, Rainbow Alliance, and the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center.
NCA Consulting Boot Camp
Apply in CareerCat by Sunday, May 3: Search CareerCat ID #112145
Are you an undergraduate student graduating between Dec. 2015 and June 2017? Do you have an interest in consulting? Join business professionals, alumni, and current students as you learn best practices for networking and preparing for the consulting industry through a series of four workshops. Please note: Applicants must upload their resumes and unofficial transcripts to CareerCat (#112145), along with completing an application that is linked within the CareerCat description.
2015 Fall Career Treks: NYC, DC, LA and San Francisco
Apply by Monday, May 4 at 12 p.m.
Want to learn more about career paths in Marketing, Media, Government, Law, & Policy, Film & Television, Finance, Investment Banking, or Startups & Technology? Northwestern Career Advancement invites current first year undergraduate students, sophomores and juniors to join September Career Treks to New York City, Washington D.C., LA, and San Francisco! Get an insider’s perspective on what it’s like to work at some of the top employers in these industries while connecting with Northwestern alumni and industry professionals.
Spring Northwestern Alumni-Student Mock Interview Program: Banking & Finance, Consulting
Wednesday, May 20, 7-9 p.m. | 630 Lincoln St., NCA Interview Center | First year undergraduate students, sophomores, juniors
RSVP in CareerCat by Wednesday, May 13: Banking & Finance: Search CareerCat ID #111663; Consulting: Search CareerCat ID #111664
Participate in a one-on-one interview with a Northwestern alum and receive constructive feedback regarding interview skills.
Other Career & Professional Opportunities
New Chapter. NU Network: Student and Alumni Networking Reception
Thursday, April 30 | 6-8 p.m.
Open to senior students only, must be 21 years of age or older to attend
Register and complete details
Join this networking reception to meet accomplished alumni who are experts in your field of interest. Presented by the Northwestern Alumni Association.
Apply to join NU Threads 2015-16 Executive Board
Apply by Sunday, May 3
NU Threads, Northwestern’s shared formalwear closet, is looking for its next Executive Board. NU Threads rents formalwear to students for free, so that clothing will never be the reason that students have to forego an opportunity while at NU. Email email@example.com with any questions.
NU Club of DC Scholarship Opportunity
Application deadline: Friday, June 5 | Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Are you participating in an unpaid summer internship at a government, NGO, non-profit or media organization in Washington, D.C.? The NU Club of DC Scholarship Fund supplements student(s) living costs (including food, housing, and transportation) so that they can focus their time in Washington on professional and educational development. In order to qualify, you must be from outside the Washington, D.C. metro area (DC/MD/VA) and should be pursuing an unpaid position. In your application, please explain (approx. 500 words) why this internship opportunity in D.C. is important to your future career goals and how this scholarship would help you get there. Please submit your application by e-mail to Michele Cahill, Associate Director, Alumni Clubs and Programs, Northwestern Alumni Association, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make the subject: “NU Club of DC: Internship Application.” If you have any questions, please contact her via e-mail or phone at (847) 467-3545.
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CAREER WISDOM: Making Career Choices
Not sure which career is the right fit? Exploring career paths, reflecting on your values, skills and interests, and meeting with your NCA career counselor are just a few steps to take that can make the career decision-making process easier. More on making career choices?