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WEEKLY EMAIL: FRIDAY, JANUARY 6
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SPOTLIGHT

Two-Day Winter Internship & Job Fair
Wednesday, Jan. 11 & Thursday, Jan. 12 | 12-4 p.m. | Norris Center, 2nd Floor | All Students
Meet 90+ employers in a variety of industries over two days. Different employers will attend each day, hiring for both internships and full-time opportunities.
View employer list in CareerCat (Events > Career Fairs) >>
Complete Details >>
All-Day Drop-In Career Advising
Remaining days: Friday, Jan. 6, Monday, Jan. 9 and Tuesday, Jan. 10 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | NCA Office, 620 Lincoln St.
The entire NCA staff is on hand to help you prepare for the Winter Internship and Job Fair and support your career needs. We encourage you to use VMock (NCA’s 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 Jan. 11. Winter express advising schedule >>
 

 

 

MORE UPCOMING NCA EVENTS

NEXT Information Sessions
Three options, each covers same content:
Monday, Jan. 23 | 3-4 p.m. | Armadillo Room | All Students
Tuesday, Jan. 24 | 4-5 p.m. | Armadillo Room | All Students
Wednesday, Jan. 25 | 12-1 p.m. | Arch Room | All Students

Learn about how to participate in the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT) — a one-day shadowing program that allows current Northwestern students to accompany alumni on the job in an industry of their choice this spring. Registration begins January 20 and runs through February 7. The same content will be covered at all three sessions.
Register in CareerCat (Events > Workshops) >>
Learn more about NEXT >>

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

Monday
Jan. 9
Tuesday
Jan. 10
Wednesday
Jan. 11
Thursday
Jan. 12
Friday
Jan. 13
No Sessions Bluewolf Group
(Virtual Info Session)
Qualtrics 
(Info Session & Coffee Chats)
Bluewolf Group (Workshop)No Sessions
Colgate-PalmoliveHeidrick & StrugglesGEP
Bates White Economic ConsultingCornerstone Research

A sample of other opportunities in CareerCat right now:

  • Steppenwolf: Multicultural Fellowships (CareerCat Job ID: 136870) & Summer Internships (CareerCat Job ID: 136864)
  • Match Education: AmeriCorps Fellowship in Boston (CareerCat Job ID 136790)
  • Politico: Summer Events & Marketing Internship (CareerCat Job ID 136752)

Looking for more jobs/internships in a range of career fields? Log into CareerCat to select, update or add to your list of career interests to get tailored emails about opportunities >>
Follow @JobsforCats for frequent job/internship Tweets >>

RESOURCES
Which career type are you? Take the Universum Career Test to find out!
Complete the Universum Career Test to receive information about your career personality type, which companies are a good culture fit for you, and salary expectations compared to your peers within your major. Brought to you by NCA in partnership with Universum. Take the 2016 Universum Career Test >>

 

Search local part-time and non-work study jobs on QuadJobs
QuadJobs is a central job portal specifically for part-time or one-off jobs in the communities surrounding campus as well as non-work study on-campus jobs. To get started, sign up with QuadJobs using your u.northwestern.edu email address >>
Note: If you’re looking for internship opportunities and full-time positions, those can be found in CareerCat. Search internships and full-time opportunities in CareerCat >>

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduate School Guidance
Wednesday, Jan. 11 | 6-8 p.m. | The Great Room, 600 Haven St (Evanston Campus) | All Students
Join the Northwestern Alumni Association for a session with graduate school expert Dr. Donald C. Martin to learn comprehensive and practical tips, including major myths about grad school, the biggest mistake applicants make, ways to help your application stand out, and most important, how to finance your graduate education.
Learn more >>
Register >>

UChicago CURE Summer Research Program
Application Deadline: Friday, Jan. 20 (midnight) | Program Dates: June 19-Aug. 11 | First-Years, Sophomores
UChicago CURE is a summer research program for underrepresented college students interested in careers in biomedicine. Participants work full time in cancer research laboratories and engage in weekly career- and skill- building activities and social events. The programs are free, and students receive a $3,500 stipend.
Learn more + Apply >>

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