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How to Apply

We are excited that you are interested in taking a Northwestern direction. Submitting an application is an important first step whether you are looking for staff, temporary or faculty positions. The information below will help guide you through the process.

Searching for job openings

View a complete list of staff, temporary and faculty job openings on our Job Search page (external applicants) or myHR (internal applicants).

Creating a profile

External applicants must create a profile before applying for jobs for the first time.  

Applying for a job

When you've identified a job to which you'd like to apply, click the Apply button at the bottom of the job description and follow the application steps.

Withdrawing an application

If at any time you wish to withdraw yourself from consideration, view your active applications in My Activities, click the Withdraw button and follow the prompts.

Update your contact information

To update the name, address, email, and phone number(s) associated with your application, click My Contact Information from the top of the job search screen, edit the appropriate information and click Save.  This will update the contact information on all of your existing applications and any future ones.