Northwestern Career Advancement invites you to meet with recruiters and company representatives at the following information sessions and events on the Northwestern campus next week.

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION INFORMATION SESSIONS

Monday, February 2

Mu Sigma, Inc.
Adobe Systems Inc.

 Tuesday, February 3

TNTP Teaching Fellows Information Session Webinar
*Not in CareerCat
6-6:30 p.m.
Register required: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4013124346602032898  
Join this informational webinar to learn more about how you can become a certified teacher through TNTP Teaching Fellows. Hear about TNTP’s program mission, training model, and application process. The final application deadline is Monday, February 23.
 
 Thursday, February 5
Peace Corps
 
 Friday, February 6
Deloitte: Freshmen Personal Branding Event
*Not in CareerCat
9-10 a.m. (breakfast provided)
Northwestern Career Advancement, 620 Lincoln St.       
RSVP required: http://survey.clicktools.com/go?iv=107bs58zrvtrp&q1=a0T40000001wxoiEAA&q3=Northwestern%20University%20(NU)&q2=FY15%20NU%20Freshmen%20Personal%20Branding 
As a freshman, you are likely just beginning your research on various companies and careers.  With so much competition for top talent these days, how do you stand out?  Join Deloitte’s Talent Scout for breakfast to learn how you can make an impact when meeting employers. This is a freshmen only event.  No need to dress formally.  Come in what is comfortable and feel free to invite a friend to join you!

 

OTHER EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Career Exploration & Preparation

Northwestern Externship Program: Job shadow a Northwestern alum this spring
Registration runs through Feb. 11 at http://alumni.northwestern.edu/next (scroll to the bottom of the page for the student registration link)
Almost 700 Northwestern alumni at companies and organizations in all industries, such as General Mills, Google, Nielsen, GE Capital, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Allstate, LinkedIn and the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, have volunteered for this year’s Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT). NEXT is a one-day shadowing program that occurs in the spring and offers current Northwestern students the opportunity to accompany alumni on the job to learn more about different professional fields. Co-sponsored by Northwestern Career Advancement and the Northwestern Alumni Association.
Northwestern Alumni-Student Mock Interview Program for Northwestern Sophomores
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 10
Event Date: Tuesday, February 17, 7-9 p.m., NCA Interview Center (630 Lincoln Street)
Alumni will be visiting the Career Advancement Interview Center to conduct mock-interviews with fellow ‘Cats. Northwestern sophomores will participate in one-on-one interviews with alumni and be provided constructive feedback regarding interview skills. Start preparing for a future internship interview with the help of Northwestern alumni! 
Register in CareerCat (https://shibboleth-nw.symplicity.com/sso) for one of the following mock interview categories:
NON-PROFIT CareerCat #108229
COMMUNICATION CareerCat #108226
BANKING & FINANCE CareerCat #108227
CONSULTING CareerCat #108228
GENERAL CareerCat #108230
 
 Dinner with 12 Strangers – Industry Program
Register at http://alumni.northwestern.edu/DW12Industrystudent
Focused on a specific career industry, the Dinner with 12 Strangers – Industry program provides the opportunity for “12 strangers” to have dinner at a local alum’s home or nearby restaurant in the Chicagoland area and to leave as “12 friends.” Northwestern undergraduate and graduate students will meet Northwestern alumni with professional experience in their selected career field. Dinners will be held February 27-March 1. Please e-mail careers@northwestern.edu with any questions. Sponsored by the Northwestern Alumni Association.
MSLCE Speaker Series: Sheetal Prajapati, Assistant Director of Learning and Artists Initiatives, The Museum of Modern Art
Wednesday, February 4
5 p.m.
Frances Searle Building, 1-421
Please join a conversation with Sheetal Prajapati about her career and leadership experience as the Assistant Director of Learning and Artists Initiatives at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Sheetal is a Northwestern alumna and has previously worked with the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Networking reception to follow. 

 

Graduate and Academic Program Information Sessions and Resources

Medill’s Integrated Marketing Communications Info Session at McCormick
Tuesday, February 3
12 p.m. 
McCormick School of Engineering, 2145 Sheridan Road, Tech L324
Register: http://www.medill.northwestern.edu/admissions/info-sessions (space is limited)
Interested in a career in marketing communications or analytics? Attend an information session about Medill’s Graduate program in Integrated Marketing Communications, open only to NU students. Pizza will be provided.
 
 Columbia Publishing Course Information Session
Wednesday, February 4
12-1 p.m.
Norris, Evans Room 
Join representatives of the Columbia Publishing Course (formerly the Radcliffe Publishing Course) to learn about the multitude of career options in book, magazine, and digital media publishing. Learn what you can do now to prepare for the publishing job market, as well as information about the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism’s Columbia Publishing Course, an intensive introduction to all aspects of book, magazine, and digital media publishing. For more information, please visit: http://www.journalism.columbia.edu/publishing
Free Kaplan practice tests
Get an idea of what to expect on test day – without the cost – by taking a free Kaplan practice test for graduate/professional school (LSAT, MCAT and more). Practice tests begin as early as the Feb. 1. Visit http://kaptest.com/events for a full list of practice tests offered.

Job & Internship Opportunities

Biotech Virtual Career Fair
Thursday, February 5
12-5 p.m. (please note that employers’ hours vary) 
Register: http://www.careereco.com/events/biotech
Looking for a job, internship or co-op? Meet employers live online who are hiring for full-time jobs & internships in the fields of biotech, health, life sciences and engineering. The event is open to undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students.
 
We hope to see you next week!
Northwestern Career Advancement

Coming Spring 2015… IEMS 365: Analytics for Social Good

Coming Spring 2015… IEMS 365: Analytics for Social Good

Northwestern Juniors and Seniors – from all colleges and departments – consider joining in the inaugural class of IEMS 365: Analytics for Social Good 

Tues/Thurs 3:30 -4:50

Professor Karen Smilowitz
Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences

365.iems.northwestern.edu

This new university-wide course in humanitarian and non-profit logistics will explore the challenges and opportunities of achieving social good in the age of analytics. Students will work on interdisciplinary teams on a series of case studies that range in topic from advanced technology for disaster response and preparedness to improved decision-making frameworks for community-based health care providers. To assist in the understanding of these complex settings, the course will include guest speakers from local and national organizations, including the Manager of Operations Analysis and Disaster Dispatch at the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago and the Medical Director of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Registration is by brief application to ensure a broad range of student backgrounds.  The application deadline is February 9th – click here: 

https://mccform.wufoo.com/forms/iems-365-analytics-for-social-good-application/

Information sessions and events from NCA for this week

Northwestern Career Advancement invites you to meet with recruiters and company representatives at the following information sessions and events on or near the Northwestern campus next week. Please log into CareerCat under “Events > Info Sessions” to RSVP and to confirm the time and location the day of the event, as they are subject to change.

Information sessions and events for the week of Monday, January 26

 Monday, January 26
Teach for America Coffee Chats: Sign up required: http://bit.ly/1u9JXCg
The Norbucks coffee chats will be casual and conversational. Feel free to grab a friend and sign up together, get a group conversation going or sign up individually – whatever works best for you. Contact amie.ninh@teachforamerica.org to schedule for another time or day that is not listed.
Belvedere Trading
Macy’s
Infosys Limited

Tuesday, January 27
Teach for America Coffee Chats: Sign up required: http://bit.ly/1u9JXCg
Marsh

 Thursday, January 29
Allstate Insurance Company (open to sophomores, juniors and seniors)
Deutsche Bank (open to freshmen-seniors and master’s students)
Applied Predictive Technologies

 Other Events and Opportunities
NEXT registration opens Monday, Jan. 26: Register to job shadow a Northwestern alum this spring
Registration runs through Feb. 11 at http://alumni.northwestern.edu/next
Are you interested in getting a glimpse of what daily life is like in a profession you are interested in pursuing? Almost 700 Northwestern alumni at companies and organizations in all industries, such as General Mills, Google, Nielsen, GE Capital, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Allstate, LinkedIn and the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, have volunteered for this year’s Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT). NEXT is a one-day shadowing program that occurs in the spring and offers current Northwestern students the opportunity to accompany alumni on the job to learn more about different professional fields. Co-sponsored by Northwestern Career Advancement and the Northwestern Alumni Association.

 Kellogg MS in Management Studies Information Session
Tuesday, January 27
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Kellogg School of Management – Jacobs Center (2001 Sheridan Rd)
Register: https://apply.kellogg.northwestern.edu/register/?id=e3ebfd60-49db-48ef-bcd5-9261b535b9a4
Northwestern juniors and seniors are invited to attend an information session to learn more about The Kellogg MS in Management Studies, known as the Russell Fellows Program. The round 2 application deadline date is Friday, February 13. For more information, please visit: http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/programs/russell-fellows.aspx

 Dartmouth Tuck School of Business Bridge Program Information Session
Wednesday, January 28
5-6 p.m.
Norris, Wildcat Room A
Informational Interviews: Thursday, January 29 between 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (sign up through CareerCat, Job ID 107668)
Learn more about the Bridge Program, an intense four-week summer experience located at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. This total immersion program is designed to give top liberal arts and science undergrads practical, marketable business skills – particularly relevant in today’s job market. The integrated curriculum delivers practical analytical skills – complemented by team valuation projects, résumé sessions, career panels, and interviews – to give students an advantage in recruiting and in everything they pursue.

Learn how to trade options with Chicago startup Dough
Wednesday, January 28
7-8 p.m.
Parkes 224
RSVP required: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cme-lab-session-dough-registration-15311669616
Join this Kapnick BIP Lab Session to meet Dough, a Chicago startup that provides a simple interface to visualize your trades. Learn how volatility, duration, and probabilities can inform your trading and understand how options trading strategies can give retail investors an edge. Pizza will be provided starting at 6:45 p.m.

Best wishes for a successful week!
Northwestern Career Advancement

Next week… meet with recruiters and company representatives!

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) invites you to meet with recruiters and company representatives at the following information sessions and events on or near the Northwestern campus next week. Please log into CareerCat under “Events > Info Sessions” to RSVP and to confirm the time and location the day of the event, as it is subject to change. There are many recruiting events happening next week that you won’t want to miss, so be sure to read to the bottom of this email.

 Please note: Many application deadlines are approaching in CareerCat this weekend and in the next week, including NCA corporate sponsors Deloitte, Aldi, Accenture and L.E.K. Consulting. We encourage you to log into CareerCat to explore opportunities for summer internships and full-time positions. If you don’t find an opportunity that interests you right now, there are new internships and jobs in all industries added to CareerCat regularly, so please continue to check back often for the right opportunity!

Company information sessions and events starting Tuesday, Jan. 20

 Tuesday, January 20
L.E.K. Consulting: NCA Corporate Sponsor (Open to juniors)
Egon Zehnder International
Heidrick & Struggles
ZS Associates
Cornerstone Research
Parthenon-EY (Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors)

Wednesday, January 21
Medline Industries
PepsiCo
Aon Corporation
DaVita Healthcare Partners

 Thursday, January 22
CIGNA
GEP
Oliver Wyman
Teach for America: Coffee Chats with Amie Ninh, Tech for America Rep and 2012 NU Alumna
Sign up required: http://bit.ly/1u9JXCg
Also available Jan. 26 and 27
The Norbucks coffee chats will be casual and conversational. Feel free to grab a friend and sign up together, get a group conversation going or sign up individually – whatever works best for you. Contact Amie directly at amie.ninh@teachforamerica.org to schedule for another time or day that is not listed.

Other Events & Opportunities

 Northwestern Externship Program Information Sessions
Wednesday, January 21, 4-5 p.m., Norris, Northwestern Room A
Thursday, January 22, 4-5 p.m., Norris, Armadillo Room
RSVP is requested in CareerCat (Events > Workshops tab)
Learn about the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT) — a one-day shadowing program that occurs in the spring and offers current Northwestern students the opportunity to accompany alumni on the job to learn more about different professional fields. More than 600 alumni at companies and organizations in all industries, such as General Mills, Google, Nielsen, GE Capital, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital and the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, will host students as part of the program. Registration begins January 26 and runs through February 11. For more information, visit: http://alumni.northwestern.edu/next. Co-sponsored by Northwestern Career Advancement and the Northwestern Alumni Association.

Deloitte Consulting summer conferences for freshmen and sophomores
Application deadline: Sunday, January 18 in CareerCat
Network with practitioners from our corporate sponsor Deloitte Consulting and develop leadership, team-building and interpersonal skills at the following summer conferences at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas:
Freshmen: NextGen Leaders National Conference in Human Capital Consulting, CareerCat ID 107165
Sophomores: Deloitte National Leadership Conferences in Human Capital Consulting and Technology Consulting, CareerCat IDs 107166, 107167

Kellogg Certificate Program for Undergraduates: Information session
Not in CareerCat
Wednesday, January 21
5:15-6:15 p.m.
Tech LR5
RSVP required: http://bit.ly/1wgJKY2
Join the last general information session of the academic year for a program overview by Kellogg Finance Prof. Kathleen Hagerty. Learn about CPU career development services, admission requirements and hear from a panel of current CPU students. Open to freshmen, sophomores and juniors.

Best wishes for a successful week!
Northwestern Career Advancement

 

 

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Kelli Marie Adams | Marketing & Social Media Strategist
Northwestern Career Advancement | NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

e: kelli.adams@northwestern.edu | p: 847-467-4736 | 630 Lincoln St. Evanston, IL 60208

 

What’s the one thing that can help you in your search for the right internship or job?

Experience.

That’s why Northwestern Career Advancement and the Northwestern Alumni Association team up every year to help Northwestern students make valuable professional connections and get a glimpse of daily life in a profession of interest through the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT).

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NEXT is a one-day shadowing program that occurs in the spring and offers current Northwestern students the opportunity to accompany alumni on the job to learn more about different professional fields. More than 500 Northwestern alumni at companies and organizations in all industries, such as General Mills, Google, Nielsen, GE Capital, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital and the Cook County Public Defender’s Office, will host students for a day at their workplace.

All current Northwestern undergraduate and graduate students are invited to learn more about NEXT and the registration process at an upcoming information session. Both sessions will cover the same material.

Please RSVP in CareerCat (Events > Workshops tab)

Wednesday, January 21, 4-5 p.m., Norris, Northwestern Room A

Thursday, January 22, 4-5 p.m., Norris, Armadillo Room

NEXT registration begins January 26 and runs through February 11. For more information, visit http://alumni.northwestern.edu/next or email next.student@northwestern.edu.

 We look forward to seeing you soon!
Northwestern Career Advancement

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Doing an independent study or senior thesis and need some money for your project? Looking to travel over spring break for your research?

Academic Year Undergraduate Research Grants fund projects up to $1,000. Deadline: Tuesday, January 20th

Learn more at the Office of Undergraduate Research.  Make an appointment to see how to get started.

 

AYURG

Block Museum: An Evening with Toulouse-Lautrec

An Evening with Toulouse-Lautrec

Wednesday, January 21, 5pm

A special evening organized around the exhibition Toulouse-Lautrec Prints: Art at the Edges of Modernity will begin with a lecture by Northwestern Art History Professor S. Hollis Clayson who curated the show with 13 undergraduate students. Clayson will provide an overview of Lautrec’s career (Lautrec Invents Wicked Paris) and introduce the exhibition, after which, each student will give a brief presentation of her/his individual research.

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864–1901), Divan Japonais, 1893, Lithograph, 32 x 23 3/4 in. Collection of Andra and Irwin Press.

Tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 13 marks Day 1 of the two-day Northwestern Winter Internship & Job Fair

Tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 13 marks Day 1 of the two-day Northwestern Winter Internship & Job Fair, where Northwestern students are invited to explore a wide range of career industries (consulting, finance, consumer products/retail, nonprofits, technology, and more) from 12-4 p.m. on the 2nd floor of Norris. More than 50 companies and organizations will attend, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Neiman Marcus, Nielsen, Macy’s, Peace Corps, PepsiCo, and Walgreens as well as NCA corporate sponsors Accenture, Aldi, Deloitte, Grosvenor Capital Management, LEK Consulting, fair sponsor Allstate and many more. Find internships and full-time jobs available with employers attending the fair in our Winter Fair Guide.

 Also: There are still spots available for the free NCA Professional Photo Booth! Pre-registration is required in CareerCat and space is limited. Log into CareerCat (Events > Workshops) to select one time slot between 12:30-2:30 p.m. on either day of the fair.

Remember to bring your Wildcard, plenty of resumes, and dress in business professional attire. To prepare for the fair, learn more here.

Don’t forget to return for Day 2 of the Winter Internship & Job Fair on Wednesday, Jan. 14 to meet 50 different employers, including Bain & Company, Shedd Aquarium, City Year, Keurig Green Mountain, Oliver Wyman and many more.

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow and Wednesday!

Best wishes for career fair success,
Northwestern Career Advancement