Medill Alumni Magazine Panel

Career Services For Alumni

Welcome back to Medill. As part of our Medill Lifelong Career Services initiative, we provide our alumni with a variety of free services to help you further your careers. Please contact us to see how we might best assist you.

As a Medill graduate, you have FREE access to:

MEDILLINK for Journalism and IMC Alumni – Our career management system is for the exclusive use of Medill students and alumni -- and employers who wish to tap Medill talent. It allows you to:

  • Upload multiple cover letters, resumes, clips and other documents
  • Apply directly to Medill-specific jobs posted in the system
  • Save settings for job searches to be used again at the click of a button
  • Set automatic notifications to announce when new postings are in the system
  • If you are already registered in MEDILLINKlog in here.
  • To register for MEDILLINK, please complete the online form.

Individual Career Advising – Career Advisers are available to discuss your search strategy, review resumes and cover letters, offer negotiation strategy and consult on other career-related issues. Career Advising is available to all alumni of Medill’s degree and certificate programs in IMC and journalism. Career advisers coach alums by phone, Skype and email as well as in person on campus. Advising covers a variety of career management issues, including resume review, job-search strategies and negotiations.

Medill Career Fairs: We are in the planning phase for these events in the 2016-17 academic year. We anticipate an IMC fair in the fall quarter at our new Chicago office and a regular fair on the Evanston campus in the Winter quarter. Alums are welcome at these fairs. Watch this space for updates on when these events will be scheduled. Our next Career Fair will be hosted on Friday, February 9, 2018. read more

Where we're located:

Medill Career Services Resource Center
Fisk Hall Room 106 Staff offices
Fisk Hall Room 107
1845 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208
Medill Career Services, 847-491-2049
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact Career Services

Jerry Donahue
Jerry Donahue Assistant Director, Career Services
Fisk 106A
847-467-1598
john.donahue1@northwestern.edu
Bevereley Stewart
Beverley Stewart Program Assistant, Career Services
Fisk 106
847-491-2049
b-stewart@northwestern.edu
Tiffany Farber
Tiffany Farber Associate Director, Career Services, Journalism Employer and Student Engagement
Fisk 107A
847-491-2066
tiffany.farber@northwestern.edu
Sue Schmitz
Sue Schmitz Associate Director, Career Services, IMC Student and Employer Engagement
Fisk 107B
847-467-5066
susan.schmitz@northwestern.edu