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NYC Startup Trek
Application Deadline: Monday, Jan. 30 (12 p.m. CST) | Trek: During spring break (Tuesday, Mar. 21 & Wednesday, Mar. 22) | All Undergraduate Students
Join NCA on its first Startup Trek to New York City during spring break to visit growing companies and meet with key alumni. Participating companies include Yext, Cheddar, Compass and others.
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NEXT registration now open
Register for 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. More than 500 alumni from organizations in a range of fields (nationally and internationally), such as Google, San Francisco Ballet, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago Cubs and many more, have volunteered to host students. Co-sponsored by Northwestern Career Advancement and the Northwestern Alumni Association.
Complete registration by Tuesday, Feb. 7 (accounts created take up to 2 business days for approval) >>
View recording of virtual info session (enter contact info to view) >>

Information Session: Denver Publishing Institute
Wednesday, Feb. 1 | 5-6 p.m. | NCA Career Advising Center (620 Lincoln St.) | All Undergraduate Students
Learn about the Denver Publishing Institute, an ideal launching pad for your career in book publishing.
RSVP in CareerCat (Events > Info Sessions) >> (Check the details the day of the event, as they are subject to change)

Workshop: Is Your LinkedIn Profile Ready?
Tuesday, Feb. 7 | 4-5 p.m. | Kemper 1st floor Lounge (2420 Campus Dr., Evanston) | All Northwestern students
Learn about LinkedIn, including how to optimize your profile and network effectively. Plus, get a free professional photo.
RSVP in CareerCat (Events > Workshops) >>



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 they are subject to change.

Jan. 30
Jan. 31
Feb. 1
Feb. 2
Feb. 3
No SessionsStarcom MediaVest Group (Workshop)
Marsh (Coffee Chats)
(finance, insurance)
(Networking Event; RSVP by 2/1)
NCA Corp Sponsor
No Sessions
Elite Scholars of China
Green Corps
(nonprofit, social/community service)

A sample of other opportunities in CareerCat right now:

  • Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers: KPCB Product Fellows Program | Technology & Startup | CareerCat Job ID 137510
  • Northwestern Alumni Relations & Development: ARD Summer Internship Program |
    Alumni Relations and Fundraising | CareerCat Job ID 135509
  • Lillstreet Art Center: SEO and Advertising Intern | Arts & Culture/Advertising | CareerCat Job ID 137563

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 >>



Dinner with Twelve-Industry
Dinners take place Friday, Feb. 24-Sunday, Feb. 26 | Various locations in the Chicagoland area | All Students
Join Northwestern alumni for a dinner at their home or a restaurant at no cost to guests. This program is career focused; dinners are organized by fields of interest so that attendees can discuss a particular career path or industry. Hosted by the Northwestern Alumni Association.
Lean more and register >>
Etiquette Luncheon 2017
Saturday, Feb. 4 | 12-2 p.m. | Grand Ballroom, Hilton Orrington (1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston) | All Undergraduate Students
Join a catered luncheon at the Hilton Orrington while experts from the Etiquette School of Chicago walk attendees through the intricacies of dining etiquette and other business soft-skills, including first impressions, introductions, conversation skills, and more. Non-refundable registration fee of $10 per person includes all materials, food, and beverages. Attire is business casual. Sponsored by the Northwestern Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Alliance.
Learn more + register >>