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Human Resources

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Why Northwestern?

A mission-driven workplace.

At Northwestern, we talk about our Northwestern Directions – journeys that each one of us creates and defines. For our staff this means becoming an integral part of an innovative, collaborative, and multidimensional community. Everyone’s Northwestern Direction is unique: What will be yours?

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Our Mission

The mission of Human Resources is to promote an innovative and inclusive workplace where all individuals thrive and collaborate to advance our Northwestern directions.

ABOUT US

Announcements & Events

Find the latest updates & upcoming events.

Recent Announcements

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Growing Your Career at Northwestern

Our TA team is here to offer personalized advice on your resume, interview preparation, exploring internal career paths, and building your network at the University. Fill out this survey and a TA colleague will be in touch!

Employee Assistance Program

The EAP SupportLinc is available to faculty, staff, and household members and provides 24/7/365 free and confidential access to a variety of mental health and well-being services and resources, including short-term counseling.

 

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Employee Matters Newsletter

Discover the latest HR news and announcements in the HR newsletter Employee Matters. Delve into past newsletters for an archive of valuable insights.

Northwestern Caregiving Resources

Explore the specific resources available to Northwestern community members. We offer a broad range of support to help you integrate your professional and personal lives.

 


Upcoming Events

Staff Parental Leaves 101

July 23, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

New Faculty and Staff Benefits Orientation

July 24, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Leave of Absence Process for Managers

July 25, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

New Faculty and Staff Benefits Orientation

August 7, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

New Faculty and Staff Benefits Orientation

August 21, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

New Faculty and Staff Benefits Orientation

September 4, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Careers at Northwestern

Learn more about job opportunities and why employees choose Northwestern