Career + Internship Fair

Information for Students & Alumni

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The annual Career & Internship Fair, co-hosted by the Office of External Programs, Internships, & Career Services (EPICS) for the School of Communication and Medill Career Services, is an ideal place for students, recent graduates, and experienced alumni to connect with employers for internships, freelance, part-time, and full-time opportunities in the areas of Communications, Marketing, Consulting, Public Relations, Advertising, Media, Radio/TV/Film, Theatre, and Journalism.

Details for our 2016 Career & Internship Fair are as follows:

  • Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
  • Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Location: Northwestern University, Norris Center Louis Room

All Northwestern students and alumni must provide a current resume, reflecting your Northwestern University attendance, for admission into the fair. Please bring several additional copies of your resume, reel and/or your portfolio of work to share with employers.

Should you have any questions about our Career & Internship Fair, please contact EPICS at


Student Registration opens on Monday, December 7, 2015:

SoC students, Medill students, IMC Certificate students, and Medill alumni can RSVP by logging into MEDILLINK via the links below. On your MEDILLINK home page, click on “Medill & School of Communication 2016 Career & Internship Fair” under “Attend Events”. You must have a complete profile and a resume uploaded in your "documents" section to RSVP.

MEDILLINK: SoC Student Login*; Medill Student Login; IMC Certificate Login; Medill Alumni Login;

*School of Communication Students:  You should receive an email from MEDILLINK with a username and password. If you have any questions or need assistance please contact EPICS at

When you RSVP, your resume will be included in a resume book that will be provided to all participating organizations. SoC students and Medill students/alumni that are unable to attend the Career & Internship Fair may still RSVP in MEDILLINK to be included in the resume book. Deadline to be included in the resume book is 12 noon (CT) on Friday, January 8, 2016.

School of Communication alumni cannot electronically RSVP but are encouraged to attend the fair, as many participating organizations are seeking recent and experienced alumni for full time positions.

All other current Northwestern students and alumni are highly encouraged to attend the fair, but cannot electronically RSVP.

This fair is ONLY open to current Northwestern students and alumni.

2016 Career & Internship Fair Companies

  • 360i
  • American Marketing Association
  • Apple
  • Autism Home Support Services
  • Bemis Company
  • Bloomberg BNA
  • Bloomberg LP
  • Bright Pink
  • Calkins Media
  • Cambridge Publishing
  • Content That Works
  • Cramer-Krasselt
  • Discovery USA
  • Donuts Inc.
  • Edelman
  • Energy BBDO
  • Friedman Place
  • Graham Media Group
  • Grainger
  • Gray Television, Inc, WIFR-TV; WNDU-TV
  • Havas Worldwide Chicago
  • Hearst Television
  • Heartland Alliance International
  • Highwire Public Relations
  • Imagination
  • International Business Times
  • Intersport
  • Intouch Solutions
  • Jellyvision Lab, Inc.
  • Jill Schmidt| Public Relations
  • KemperLesnik
  • Kivvit
  • L2TMedia
  • Leo Burnett
  • Media General
  • Monterrey Security
  • Mudlark Theater Company
  • NBCUniversal
  • Northwestern Mutual - Goris Financial Group
  • Path to Purchase Institute
  • Performics
  • Quincy Broadcasting
  • Ravinia
  • Razorfish
  • Reputation Partners
  • Scranton Gillette Communications
  • Sikich, LLP
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group
  • Slant News Inc
  • Spectrum Communications & Consulting Inc.
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • The ABIS Group
  • The Mill
  • Time Warner Cable News
  • Towers Watson
  • W2O Group
  • Walker Sands Communications
  • Weber Shandwick
  • WFMT
  • Yahoo Sports