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Career News and Notes

One set of mandates for the Club is to:

  • Promote professional networking within the alumni community and provide large, in-person networking opportunities
  • Share alumni expertise about a specific industry and/or career-related topic
  • Provide valuable professional development opportunities for alumni

Also visit our Jobs forum page to see various notices from alumni in the local community; feel free to submit a posting of your own.

Alumni Directory

The professional networking functionality from the Alumni Careers Network has been transferred to and significantly enhanced in the new directory, so alumni searching for new jobs or looking up old friends can do so in the same place.

You can find a link to the UChicago Alumni Directory on the menu bar atop every page of the NYC website under the 'UCHICAGO RESOURCES' heading as well as clicking here.

LinkedIn Group

There is a University of Chicago Alumni LinkedIn group that promotes career discussions and provides networking opportunities for all University of Chicago alumni. The group also hosts an alumni job board with opportunities shared by fellow alumni and employers.

You can access the group by clicking here.

Affinity Groups

The Alumni Association has sponsored professional associations centered around specific fields or industries:

Career Blogs

Below are some related events, articles and videos. Interested in submitting a blog to us? Use our online submission form or contact us at

Continue the Conversation: "The Tech Voice You Should Be Following"
Live Online Discussion & Networking Event!

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Online - Mind Your Career Webinar: The Tech Voice You Should Be Following
Top 1% viewed profile on LinkedIn. Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year & Sutherland Government Solutions – WINNER: Meet Chuck Brooks, AM'81, VP Government Relations & Marketing, Thought leader: Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, BPO, Big Data, IoT.

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Mind Your Career Webinar: "Would I Benefit from Coaching?"
Kick-start your New Year with executive coach and dual alumnus, Tony Mayo, AB'77 MBA'78.

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The Resume Exchange Comes to New York City
The Resume Exchange is Available to Help UChicago Alumni Improve the Quality and Competitiveness of Their Resumes and Provides a Unique Volunteer Opportunity For Alumni Looking to Expand Their Professional Networks

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Work-Life Balance in 2016: An Open Dialogue
Join us to learn more about work-life balance trends in 2016.

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2016 Alumni Awards: Dalita Balassanian, AB'01
The Alumni Club of New York City congratulates Ms. Dalita Balassanian, AB'01 on winning a 2016 Alumni Service Award.

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Mind Your Career Spring Break Series with UChicagoGRAD
Daily presentations Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25

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Mind Your Career: Utilizing the Business Model Canvas to Create Sustainable Value
Presented by Alvin McBorrough, MBA'12

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Mind Your Career Webinar: Sharpen Your Behavioral Interview Skills
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | 12pm-1pm CT

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Graduate Global Impact Internship Program
Expanding Opportunities for Graduate Students

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Mind Your Career WEBINAR - The 'Why' of Executive Coaching
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 12pm-1pm CT

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WEBINAR - Leveraging LinkedIn
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 | 12pm-1pm CT

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University of Chicago Public Interest Program Expands to New York and D.C.
Help this exciting program find new opportunities for recent graduates in public interest organizations

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WEBINAR- Starting a business: why you shouldn't do it on the side
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 1-2pm ET

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Build your digital platform & maximize your LinkedIn alumni network WEBINAR
Presented by Dan Gould, Senior Associate Director, Career & Affinity programs for the UChicago Alumni Association

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Webinar: Taking the Next Step 2014: Healthcare
From health policy to communications to food security, hear from alumni about working in public service and navigating the professional world after graduation.

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WEBINAR - Leveraging Your Network
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 | 1-2pm EST

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2014 Alumni Awards: Bret Stephens, AB’95,
The Alumni Club of New York City congratulates Bret Stephens, AB’95, on winning a 2014 Professional Achievement Award.

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Webinar: Journalism and Publishing - The Winning Moves
Interested in seeing your name in print? Does getting into journalism and publishing sound like the field for you? Hear from journalists, editors, and entrepreneurs who have made it in the industry.

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Webinar: Planning and Executing the Mid-Career Job Hunt
In a three part presentation, Marilyn Moats Kennedy, a Chicago-based career consultant, advises alumni on how to conduct a mid-career job search.

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Webinar: Creating a Compelling Resume for Today's Job Market
On January 25, 2012, Michelle Antonio, MBA'97, delivered a presentation on the best methods for crafting a succinct and comprehensive resume to attract potential employers.

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From Statistics to Theater: My Unusual Career Path
Anna Fishbeyn, AB'93 & AM'95, opens up about her path into Theater as a playwright, actress and producer.

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Webinar: Using LinkedIn to Find a Job
Panelists cover a step-by-step process for setting up a winning profile on LinkedIn to maximize employment opportunities. The better connected you are, the more contacted you will be!

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Webinar: Excelling in the Interview Process
In this webinar, Michelle Antonio, MBA'97, shares strategies and best practices for interview preparation and how to excel in the interview.

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Webinar - Project Management: Listen, Learn, Lead
David Oshlag, MBA’88, leads a discussion on how to increase productivity and efficiency, lower stress, and add dollars to the bottom line. Oshlag argues that the value of successfully leading projects and project teams should not be underestimated.

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Webinar: Returning to Work After Staying at Home
This webinar features Mary Beth Barrett-Newman, founder of 2nd Career Consulting. Mary Beth explains how to navigate the transition back to work after taking a career break.

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Networked vs. Hierarchical Thinking
How to be more effective at work by understanding two thinking styles. By Katharine Bierce, AB '10

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