RAPS includes candidates from around the world, in every function and industry, at all levels of experience, and is available to our corporate partners. For more information or if you would like to request access to this database, please email our team. If you prefer, leave the searching to us. Email a request for a resume referral that includes your job description. Choose from our talented pool of doctoral candidates.
PhD candidate resumes are viewable online. Course Search Taking Courses at Booth. Join the Chicago Booth Community. Research and Learning Centers George J. Research and Learning Centers James M. Focus on Your Industry Develop Talent. The content of the video is most important when reviewing optional video profiles, rather than the film quality. Students who submit a video are encouraged to film in a quiet space that limits outside distractions background noise, music, pet or sibling interference, etc.
UChicago meets the full-demonstrated financial need of every admitted student through a need-based financial aid award that includes no loan expectation.
Although domestic applicants may apply for financial aid at any time, we recommend that they apply for aid when they apply for admission in order to receive an aid decision in a timely manner. UChicago does not charge an application fee to students who indicate that they intend to apply for financial aid. Exemplary students are selected to receive University merit scholarships on the basis of outstanding academic achievement including recognition as a National Merit Finalist or through the National Hispanic Recognition Program , extracurricular achievement, demonstrated leadership, and commitment to their communities.
Merit awards are determined by committee on the basis of the application for admission without consideration of financial need. We also offer scholarships for first-generation college students, the children of police and firefighters, and the children of Chicago Public Schools educators.
Each student admitted to the College will be automatically considered for merit scholarships; applicants do not need to fill out an additional application, with the exception of the Police and Fire Scholarship.
If you have made significant strides in your academic performance, please make sure that comes across in your application. The Additional Information portion of the application is a great place to communicate this. With that in mind, we truly embrace a holistic approach to reading applications; we pay attention to all the aspects, not just a single side, of the student.
If this might be an option for you, it is a good idea to let us know as soon as possible. Alerting our office to your possible gap year will not negatively affect your application. If a session is full, you are welcome to contact your regional counselor. Yes, for application and financial aid purposes you will be considered an international applicant until you receive a green card.
High school seniors or transfer applicants are welcome to visit undergraduate classes during their campus visit. No advance notification is necessary to visit a class. Classes are offered in a variety of subjects on weekdays during Autumn, Winter, and Spring Quarters. Overnight visits are available only for high school seniors on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October and November.
There are additional overnight visits available for admitted students in February and April. You are welcome to arrange a meeting with a professor in your area of interest. Our web-based resources provide students with a very representative picture of the many options available to incoming first-years.
We love answering them, and we hope you have a bunch about UChicago. There is no need to bring an activities list or a resume to our campus. We prefer that you indicate activities and accomplishments directly on your application. We have many students that participate in gap years before enrolling at UChicago. We are happy to approve deferral of enrollment for one to two years for students to participate in a wide variety of options: Gap years can be a great fit for certain students, and we are happy to approve the majority of requests that come our way!
We encourage students to apply during their senior year of high school, as high school students have better access to resources such as teacher letters of recommendation, transcripts, and advising.
Once admitted, they can defer their enrollment for the duration of their gap year or years. When students are admitted to the College and are certain that they will be participating in a gap year, they will email their regional admissions counselor for the deferral to be approved.
This will be an ongoing conversation between the prospective student and their admissions counselor. We certainly understand these obligations and are more than willing to work with students to help facilitate these gap years! Do you grant credit for AP and IB scores? For college-level classes taken in high school? Should I send all my test scores? What else should I submit? Can international students apply test-optional?
Does UChicago not see a value in standardized testing? Do you superscore test scores? Do you accept scores from the "old" SAT?
Can I self-report my test scores or my transcript? What types of supplemental materials may I submit? What types of recommendation letters are required? May I submit supplemental letters of recommendation? Is there a word limit or suggested word limit to your essay responses? How do I make sure that UChicago has received all of my required application documents? May I submit supplemental materials in the arts, music, or my own original research?
How can I obtain an interview? Is a video introduction required? Do you offer financial aid? Do you offer merit aid or special scholarships? Special Circumstances I had bad grades or a special circumstance that affected my performance in high school. Can I postpone matriculation at UChicago? I have attempted to register for a UChicago information session in my hometown, but the session is full.
May I still attend the session? Will you consider these scores? I am interested in participating in a varsity sport. How may I contact a coach? Entering students may only begin study at UChicago in the Autumn quarter.
Career Resource Center The University of Chicago launches careers across industries and around the globe. With individualized guidance, employer connections, and resources that build your job search and personal presentation skills, the Career Resource Center will help you take off.
Your resume may be more than one page. We do not want you to leave out anything important and you can go into more detail than you would in a typical resume for employment (use your judgment though; very rarely does one need more than pages).
Editing Your Resume; Writing a Cover Letter; Job Search; Acing the Interview; Career Branding and Networking; For more career-related videos, please see our Video Resources page. For questions about the application process, please contact the Shared Services Help Desk at or submit a request via the Applicant Inquiry form. ACADEMIC POSITIONS Applications for faculty and academic positions at the University are managed online by the Provost's Office through the Academic Career Opportunities site.
The Office of Career Services provides career and professional development programs for master’s and doctoral students, including skills-building workshops, individual career counseling, job-search strategies, an alumni contact database, and posting of jobs in the Chicago area. Ensure Your Resume Is Read Many employers use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), computer systems that manage the many resumes/cover letters they receive. An ATS will read a resume and then rank and score an individual’s qualifications versus a job description.