NCA News and Announcements for Friday 9/23/2016

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All-Day Drop-In Advising 
Remaining days: Friday, Sept. 23 + Monday, Sept. 26 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | NCA Office, 620 Lincoln St. 
The entire NCA staff will be on hand to help you prepare for the Fall Internship and Job Fair and support your career needs. We encourage you to use VMock (NCA’s new 24-7 online resume review system) to get initial feedback on your resume before meeting with an adviser. Note: Regular express advising weekdays from 2-4 p.m. in the Main Library (2N Core) will resume Sept. 27, and scheduled appointments at 620 Lincoln will resume Sept. 29. Fall express advising schedule >>

Fall Internship and Job Fair (2 day event!)
Tuesday, Sept. 27 + Wednesday, Sept. 28 | 12-4 p.m. | Norris, 2nd Floor
Meet 160+ companies and organizations in a wide range of industries, including: Accenture, Capital One, Macy’s, Morningstar, Nielsen, Teach for America, DaVita, The Kraft Heinz Company and many more. Different employers will attend each day! More details | Find the most up-to-date list of employers + positions in CareerCat-Events-Career Fairs (search either day of the fair) >>

New NCA Blog Posts
On-Campus Recruiting FAQS
How to research LGBTQIA friendly employers (+ two upcoming events!)
See more posts about internship experiences, employer spotlights and more >>


Learn about career opportunities at employer information sessions and coffee chats. Log into CareerCat-Events-Information Sessions for complete details, intended audience, and to RSVP. Check the information session/coffee chat details in CareerCat the day of the session, as some information may change.

Please keep in mind that every industry has different hiring cycles and recruiting methods (on-campus recruiting vs. job/internship postings in CareerCat), and while some are heavier in early fall (consulting, finance, engineering), others pick up in winter or spring. Learn the key application and hiring periods by industry for internships and full-time positions (PDF) >>


Sept. 26 Sept. 27 Sept. 28 Sept. 29 Sept. 30
ZS Associates* Capital One* Macy’s
Coffee Chats
Full-Time Positions
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Coffee Chats
Coffee Chats
Citigroup Capital One*
Coffee Chats
Goldman Sachs*
 Roland Berger Strategy Consultants The Travelers Companies
Fixed Income Investment Dept.
Treacy & Company DaVita Healthcare Partners
Networking Event
Info Session
Hamilton Place Strategies Accenture* Cornerstone
 Venture for America  General Mills
Fisher Investments Analysis Group
Qatalyst Partners    Parthenon-EY Bain & Company Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Nielsen AbbVie  LinkedIn
McKinsey Germany
Must be proficient in German
JP Morgan Chase & Co.  Visa
Coffee Chats
EY Evercore Partners GEP
 Morgan Stanley Heidrick & Struggles The Blackstone Group
Flow Traders  McKinsey & Company
Full-Time Positions
The Trade Desk
Oliver Wyman

*Denotes an NCA corporate sponsor. See the full list of NCA corporate sponsors.


Making Your Technical Resume Consulting-Friendly
Thursday, Sept. 29 or Tuesday, Oct. 4 | 4-5 p.m. | NCA Office, 620 Lincoln St. | Sophomores and Juniors
Students must choose one of the two sessions, the same content will be covered at each 
Details + RSVP: CareerCat-Events-Workshops >>

Career Assessment for Juniors & Seniors
Wednesday, Oct. 5 | 4-5 p.m. | Norris, Armadillo Room | Juniors and Seniors
Details + RSVP: CareerCat-Events-Workshops >>

Graduate and Professional School Information Sessions
October-November | View the full list, including Harvard Law School, Chicago Booth PhD program, Robert F. Wagner (NYU) Graduate School of Public Service and many more in CareerCat–Events-Workshops >>


Get an online resume review with VMock, NCA’s new 24-7 online resume review system. Simply upload your resume and receive a critique of the format and content. This is an ideal resource to use prior to an NCA appointment. Sign in and get started >>

Download the new CareerCat mobile app.
Download the app on iTunes | Download the app on Google Play >>


Transforming GE from a Traditional Manufacturing to a Digital Industrial Company with Linda Boff, GE Chief Marketing Office | Presented by Northwestern Corporate Engagement and Northwestern Engineering
Wednesday, Sept. 28 | 4:15 p.m. | Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center, ITW classroom (Ford 1-350)

CAPS workshops for Fall Quarter 2016

CAPS is pleased to announce the workshop schedule for the Evanston Campus this Fall. Workshops begin next week and are available to students only. Students can obtain more information and register at


RSVP for CAPS workshops

NU History Society is looking for members

Dear History Majors/Minors/Enthusiasts,

If you are at all interested in history, consider coming to meetings of the NU History Society! We are a group of students that meet on a weekly basis and discuss a variety of historical topics. This quarter’s meetings will be held Mondays 5-6pm in the Chabraja Reading Room (Harris L28) starting next week on 9/26. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. We always look forward to seeing new faces at our meetings. Come on by!

~ NU History Society

Feel free to email for more info.

NU HIllel is hiring a freelance graphic designer…

Looking for freelance graphic design work? Northwestern Hillel is hiring a freelance graphic designer to make attractive and informative graphics for marketing and development purposes. We are looking for an average of 2-3 hours of work in a week. Time and work will be compensated at a competitive rate. Contact Shayna Horwitz with samples of work and to discuss specifics.

One Book One Northwestern, essay contest

One Book One Northwestern is awarding a $500 prize for the best essay of 1,000 words or less by an entering first-year or transfer student on the question of prediction. Describe an important prediction you have made in your life. How did you make that prediction?  Did it succeed or fail?

Please submit your essay as a Word document to by Sunday, September 11, 11:59 p.m., Central Standard Time (CST). On the top of the page, please include your name, school, email, and title for your essay.

A faculty review committee, selected by One Book, will review each submission. The winner of the contest will be announced on October 6, 2016, at the One Book keynote with author Nate Silver. In addition to the $500 prize, you will be invited to President Schapiro’s house for dinner with Nate Silver and other Northwestern guests.

If you have any questions, please email


FULBRIGHT application deadline is September 6, 2016


The U.S. Student Fulbright Program is a funded year of post-baccalaureate research, study, or English teaching in one of 140 countries world-wide. Founded in the ethos of cross-cultural engagement and interpersonal diplomacy, the U.S. Department of State will award more than 2,100 grants in the coming year. There are two general types of awards, and applicants may pick one, and one country of application.

Full Grants fund research projects, university studies, journalism projects, and projects in the creative and performing arts. Strong host country language skills are required. The campus contact is Steve Hill

English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs) are offered in about half of the participating countries and teaching positions are available at the primary, secondary, and university level, depending on the country of application.  Some, but not all, countries require host country language skills and teaching experience.  The campus contact is Amy Kehoe

The campus application deadline is September 6, 2016.

Interested?  Email Steve for full grant advising or Amy for an ETA advising appointment.  Appointments may be in person, Skype, or phone.  Read the website.  Register with Northwestern, and begin your online application.  Consider your 3 references and contact them.


Northwestern Phonathon Recruitment

The Northwestern University Phonathon is looking to hire students for summer quarter. If possible, please send or include the following in an email to your department’s undergraduate listserv:

Hey Comm! Need a job this summer? Work at Phonathon! Here are just a few perks:

  • Starting wage of $12/hour + bonus opportunities
  • Professional development seminarsto build your skills for any career
  • Develop strong communication skillsby speaking to distinguished NU alums
  • Flexible scheduling:work at Phonathon to supplement an internship or as your primary job

To apply, email OR come visit us at Norris on Friday, June 3rd from 12pm-4:30 to apply and interview in just 15 minutes!