12/17/2013 - NU For Life

'Cats Think Big at Wildcat Professional Excellence Program

On Nov. 10, 2013, NU For Life hosted its annual cornerstone Wildcat Professional Excellence program for more than 100 Northwestern student-athletes. [+]

8/2/2013 - NU For Life

Bast Blog: My Summer at Harrison Street

Marisa Bast of the Northwestern softball team is spending her summer in the heart of the Chicago Loop, interning at Harrison Street Real Estate Capital. [+]

8/1/2013 - NU For Life

Career Treks: Leo Burnett & Abbott Labs

On Friday July 26, 10 student-athletes representing Northwestern's tennis, football, and soccer teams attended a Career Trek at Leo Burnett, a Chicago-based creative advertising agency. The student... [+]

7/23/2013 - NU For Life

Career Treks: William Blair & Ariel Investments

On Friday July 19, thirteen Northwestern student-athletes representing the football, golf, tennis, softball, soccer and swimming teams attended a career trek organized by NU for Life. [+]

6/14/2013 - NU For Life

NU Sophomores, Seniors Gain Key Professional Development Tips

Before dispersing for their summer internships or jobs, Northwestern's sophomore and senior student-athletes recently received a helpful refresher on how to succeed in the professional world. [+]

6/6/2013 - NU For Life

Trustee David Kabiller Equips Student-Athletes for Success

Motivated by his experience as a student-athlete at Northwestern University and his own unique brand of altruism, David Kabiller (WCAS85, KSM87) is redefining what it means to be a Wildcat student-... [+]

4/30/2013 - NU For Life

NU Men's Soccer focuses on professional development and giving...

The Northwestern University men's soccer team hosted its third-annual networking event at the Chicago office of Leo Burnett Company on Friday, February 8th. [+]

2/18/2013 - NU For Life

N-Club Mid-Year Mentoring Event

Mentors and mentees of the N Club Mentoring program gathered at the Metropolitan Club in the Willis Tower for an evening of networking on February 18. [+]

5/1/2013 - NU For Life

Women's Lacrosse Tours CAA in Los Angeles

Creative Artist Agency - Los Angeles, CA [+]

5/9/2013 - NU For Life

Industry Immersion Luncheon Series

Thanks to Northwestern University's Industry Immersion Luncheon Series, during the 2013 winter quarter, more than 40 Northwestern University student-athletes were able to network with and learn... [+]

4/30/2013 - NU For Life

'Rockstar' LinkedIn Student-Athlete Workshop

Over 50 Northwestern student-athletes and staff attended the "Rockstar" LinkedIn Student-Athlete Workshop, where they learned the fundamentals of online networking through LinkedIn. [+]

4/30/2013 - NU For Life

2013 Professional Development Advisory Committee Named

Julie Dunn, Assistant Athletic Director for Career Enhancement and Employer Relations, has assembled a team of student-athletes to act as an advisory committee and help guide the future of the NU... [+]

About NU for Life
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NU for Life offers a wide variety of opportunities for Alumni to contribute to the professional development of current Wildcats. Contact Julie Dunn at Julie-dunn@northwestern.edu to get involved.


Future Wildcats
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When you become a Wildcat, you embark on a four-year professional development program that aids in finding your career path, networking with top industry professionals and taking the next step after graduation.

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If you are interested in employing a current student-athlete in an internship or job capacity, please contact Julie Dunn.

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The Wildcat Professional Excellence Program (WPEP) is an annual event for Northwestern's junior student-athletes, aimed at exposing them to a variety of career paths while also allowing them to hone in on a particular field of interest by meeting with the industry's best professionals.

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