Thank you for your interest in hiring University of Chicago graduate students and postdocs. With more than 100 graduate programs and a 125-year history of providing advanced training across disciplines, the University of Chicago attracts some of the most talented students and postdocs in the world.

We have several options for employers wishing to connect with students and postdocs:

  • Post jobs and internships on GRAD Gargoyle, a graduate and postdoctoral job board
  • Host an on-campus or virtual information session for graduate students and/or postdocs
  • Attend or sponsor one of our two annual career conferences, GRADFair and GRADUCon
  • Interview trainees virtually or on campus
  • Allow us to create a custom package of offerings that meet your hiring objectives

To begin, register as an employer in GRAD Gargoyle. If you have questions about options for employers, please contact GRAD Employer Relations.


UChicago Campus Employers

If you represent an on-campus office looking to hire current graduate students for part-time roles, please post your position on the GRAD Gargoyle job board. Register as an “Employer” to post the opportunity. Please make sure to select the JOB TYPE: STUDENT EMPLOYMENT so that students can find your listing when searching for campus opportunities.  Your job may qualify as a Higher Education Internship opportunity. For more information on this program, please contact GRAD Employer Relations.


Recruiting UChicago Undergraduates

Employers interested in connecting with undergraduates should visit Career Advancement, where you can post jobs and internships, recruit on campus, and more. Career Advancement provides career services and employer relations exclusively for students and alumni of UChicago’s undergraduate College.

Is your organization looking to recruit advanced degree professionals with quantitative and computational training?

UChicago’s Data Science & Business Analytics Career Fair will be held on Thursday, February 1st,  2018, from 5-9pm at the Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago. The event is a partnership between the Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies and UChicagoGRAD and will include 200+ advanced degree students with analytical and computational skills. Featured programs will include: MSc in AnalyticsMS in Computer ScienceMS in StatisticsMS in Financial MathMS in Computational analysis & Public PolicyMS in Computational Social Science, as well as participants from quantitative doctoral programs.

If you have any questions about this event, please let us know:

Mike Tessel, UChicagoGRAD (

Alison Ossyra, Graham School (

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For more information about GRADFair, please contact Mike Tessel (

11:00AM – 12:00PM  Employer booth setup, lunch served

12:00PM – 1:00PM – Faculty Preview

  • Faculty and senior administrators will be invited to explore the booths at the fair prior to student arrival and meet employer representatives
  • Faculty want to hear your perspective on advanced degree talent and seek advice on how they can help students prepare for diverse career opportunities
  • Learn from faculty about how UChicago currently prepares graduate students for professional opportunities

1:00PM – 4:30PM – Career Fair

Graduate students and postdocs arrive in the afternoon to meet employers and learn about career opportunities.

UChicagoGRAD welcomes employers to Hyde Park for on-campus interviews and information sessions. Employers are also invited to hold webinars and virtual interviews. Together, these opportunities enable you to get to know students and postdocs across disciplines and share information about your organization.

On-Campus and Virtual Interviews

Employers are invited to hold formal interviews or informal coffee chats with interested graduate student and postdoctoral candidates. UChicagoGRAD can promote virtual or on-campus interview opportunities to targeted groups, and we can collect required materials (resumes, statements of interest) from students and/or postdocs. Begin by signing up for an employer account in GRAD Gargoyle. For more information, contact Michael Tessel at UChicagoGRAD.

Information Sessions / Webinars

Employer information sessions that target graduate students and postdocs usually attract between 15-30 candidates and last 60-90 minutes. UChicagoGRAD plans all logistics, including room scheduling and promotion. We invite employers who would like to present remotely to be in touch as well. Info sessions can be planned in conjunction with interviews, or they can be standalone events. Begin by signing up for an employer account in GRAD Gargoyle. For more information, contact Michael Tessel at UChicagoGRAD.