Welcome to SPS Career Resources

In addition to offering career advising, SPS Career Services works with the Northwestern University community and employers to provide opportunities and resources which promote the professional development of our students and alumni.

Career Advising

SPS degree-seeking and certificate students are encouraged to discuss their career goals with their academic advisors. SPS academic advisers are available to help with job search strategies, resume review, and provide program-tailored career advice.

Career Fairs

For upcoming University career fairs, please visit the Northwestern Career Advancement Events & Programs page.


Northwestern University Career Tools
Career Insider*
Chicago Field Studies
*NetID is required to access these resources

General Career Tools
Occupational Outlook Handbook (research by industry, including economic outlook)

Northwestern Career Advancement

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA) is a comprehensive career services office on the Evanston campus that provides an extensive range of advising, programming and resources to all Northwestern University degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Recent alumni have access to NCA for six months post-graduation.

Information for Employers

SPS students and alumni are work-experienced professionals who are continuing thier education with the goal of advancing, changing, or starting their career. The link below will direct you to a detailed listing of our Graduate and Undergraduate degree programs, as well as our Professional Development and Post-baccalaureate Certificate programs.

View SPS Program Areas

We utilize CareerCat as an online job database for our students and alumni. To post a job, you’ll need to create a profile on CareerCat. You can find instructions for creating a profile and posting a job in CareerCat here.