Traditional undergrads, online/grad students, or alumni: Wherever you are on your career journey, we’re here to help you navigate your individual path to success.


Understand how your personality, strengths, interests and values fit into your future work.

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Participate in hands-on learning opportunities that help you gain professional skills and experiences.

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Show potential employers how your education has prepared you for your career and calling.

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Expand your connections with alumni, industry leaders and others who can help you launch from college to career.

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Career help from fellow students

Northwestern’s Franken Fellows are peer career mentors trained to help you write your resume, craft a cover letter, practice for interviews, and create your LinkedIn and Handshake profiles.

Happenings  more

Compass Center events

Check our calendar of events for upcoming workshops, career fairs, application deadlines, and campus visits by grad school and employer representatives.

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In their own words

Learn how Northwestern prepares its students for their futures, whether its starting a career or entering graduate school.

Impressive outcomes


Class of 2023 Outcomes Report


Compass Center Staff

The Compass Center staff is here to help every Northwestern student and alum prepare for meaningful work and flourishing lives.

Connect with us as you navigate your future!

Elizabeth Pitts
Director of Career & Calling
Kirsten Brue
Career Counselor
Kendall Stanislav
Director of Experiential Education
Caylan DeLucia
Administrative and Communications Coordinator