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Medill Career Fair

The annual Medill Career Fair is an ideal place to recruit students, recent graduates and experienced alumni. We welcome employers with internships, freelance, part-time and full-time opportunities for our journalism and integrated marketing communications talent. In addition to Medill students and alumni, all Northwestern University students are invited to attend, giving you a diverse pool of candidates from which to recruit.

2018 Medill Career Fair

Date: Friday, Feb. 9, 2018
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Northwestern University, Norris Center, Louis Room, second floor

Register to participate in Medill Career Fair

 We look forward to meeting you and connecting you with our students. Please contact Program Assistant Beverley Stewart in Medill Career Services if you need assistance with registration.

Early bird registration: Sept. 11 to Dec. 15, 2017

  • For-profit organizations: $300
  • Nonprofit/government/educational organizations: $150

Standard registration: Dec. 16, 2017 to Jan. 26, 2018

  • For-profit organizations: $350
  • Nonprofit/government/educational organizations: $200

Purple Sponsorship

The Purple Sponsorship fee is $500 and includes:

  • Registration for up to four representatives.
  • Your organization’s logo displayed on the Medill Career Services website for a minimum of six months.
  • Preferred booth space in the event venue.
  • Logo placement in Medill Career Fair advertising, including but not limited to the advertisements in The Daily Northwestern.

Students at the Career Fair looking at brochures

2017 Medill Career Fair recap

Purple Sponsors

  • CNN
  • Dunnhumby Inc.
  • Hearst Television
  • Hill+Knowlton Strategies
  • NBC Universal
  • Publicis Health
  • Quincy Broadcasting
  • Reorg Research
  • Scripps
  • United Technologies


  • 360i
  • AOL/Huffington Post
  • APCO Worldwide
  • Apple
  • Bloomberg LP
  • Brunswick Group
  • Conduent
  • Energy BBDO
  • FTI Consulting
  • GateHouse Media
  • Graham Media Group
  • Gray Television
  • Heartland Alliance
  • IPG Mediabrands
  • Jack Morton
  • Jellyvision
  • Kinetic
  • L2Tmedia
  • McClatchy Washington Bureau
  • Quincy Media, Inc.
  • Sikich, LLP
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
  • The ABIS Group
  • The E.W. Scripps Company
  • The Escape Pod
  • The Experiment in International Living
  • The Mill
  • The Washington Post
  • ThinkCERCA
  • W20 Group
  • Walker Sands Communications
  • Weber Shandwick
  • Willis Towers Watson
  • Zoro