Unified Support for Your IMC Career Success

Our alumni work at the highest levels in integrated marketing communications around the world, in careers powered by their Medill degrees and a full complement of Northwestern career support.

As you gain new skills and expertise, we will collaborate with you to help you pursue your career goals. Whether you are moving ahead in your current marketing career or launching an entirely new one, the Medill and Northwestern networks are allied to promote your success.

“The IMC way of thinking has given me empathy for the consumer that only comes with an understanding of the craft, allowing me to be a strategic contributor across disciplines: public relations, creative execution, data analytics, corporate finance, media planning, digital voice and more.”
Chris H., IMC17
Director of Marketing, Hospitality and Real Estate at Kohler

Medill IMC alumni have blazed trails to marketing leadership with these innovators:

Google
Nielson
Facebook
ViacomCBS
AirBnB
Uber
Salesforce
Starbucks

IMC Graduates Report 92% Employment Within Six Months1

Whatever industry interests you and wherever you want to live, you are likely to find a Medill IMC alumni connection.

Medill IMC master’s graduates from 2018 to 2021 who responded to a recent survey found jobs shortly after graduating. They work in various industries including:

    • Communications, marketing and media
    • Technology
    • Education and teaching
    • Business and financial services
    • Healthcare and pharmaceutical
    • Government, law and non-profit
    • Consulting
    • Engineering
    • Foods
    • Fast-moving consumer goods
    • Communications, marketing and media
    • Technology
    • Education and teaching
    • Business and financial services
    • Healthcare and pharmaceutical
    • Government, law and non-profit
    • Consulting
    • Engineering
    • Foods
    • Fast-moving consumer goods

    Graduates are employed with industry leaders:1

    Abbvie
    Amazon Web Services
    The Clorox Company
    Deloitte
    Nestle Purina
    Vanguard
    Publicis Media
    Fidelity

    They are located in states from California to New York, Virginia to Texas, Utah, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan and more.

    Speak with an Admissions Advisor to learn more about graduate outcomes.

    Advance Your Career With Handshake

    Our students and alumni enjoy access to Handshake, Medill’s career management platform. With your Handshake subscription, you’ll be able to search and apply for jobs, view career services events and workshops, and create a profile with your resume and work samples.

    Learn About Handshake

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    Stay Current as a Lifelong Learner

    Keep expanding your skills and strategies, and continue to connect with the Northwestern community. As a graduate of the Professional MS in IMC program, you can take up to five Medill IMC courses for free within five years after completing your degree, and you will receive invitations to alumni events in the Chicago area and across the country.

    Explore Lifelong Learning

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