Turn the skills you’ve developed in the classroom into real-world results for your career.
Our External Programs, Internships, and Career Services (EPICS) department helps you design your ideal career path and take action to make it real.
MSC CAREER SERVICES
Our MSC Program is one of the first to have a full-time, dedicated Career Services team.
Get the benefit of professionals completely dedicated to helping you translate your MSC experience into your resume, portfolio, personal brand, and more.
Participate in career coaching workshops throughout the year, complete online tutorials and assignments, and then meet as a group at 8am before class on Saturdays to hone your skills on elevator pitches, personal brand auditing, portfolio creation, and more.
Hear from different industry experts in areas of entrepreneurship, networking vs. mentorship vs. sponsorship, leveraging an MSC degree and more. Come to speaker panels ready to learn about new industries and ask questions of panelists.
Network with industry experts during a speed-networking event held on the Evanston campus. Prepare for the reception in areas of resumes and cover letters, networking, portfolio creation and maintenance, executive presence and more.
Get a behind-the-scenes view of an organization in industries of interest and then connect with alumni at MSC meet-ups, informal social events held after the trek to provide current students a chance to network.
“My coach helped me reformat my résumé and look at my experiences in a different way, crafting a strong value proposition using what I already had. I took advantage of that time to ask questions and get advice.”
Gabrielle Torina ’19
Region 1 Planning Council
EPICS serves as a bridge between industry thought leaders and over 1,500 dedicated School of Communication students through engaging programming and events.
EPICS career coaches prepare students for life after Northwestern through individualized, one-on-one career coaching.
Begin your online application, save your progress, and return to complete at any time.