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Talent Acquisition


Our mission is to be a trusted, strategic partner delivering optimized talent acquisition services and creating a superior candidate experience to attract great talent to Northwestern. 

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"Our goal at Northwestern is to hire talented people and provide them with opportunities for professional growth. Great progress requires great talent!"

Talent's at the heart of crafting a special place to work.

Our hiring at a glance

Beyond being a comprehensive research university, Northwestern is one of the area's largest employers. It employs a dynamic and diverse mix of faculty and staff who work proactively to ensure that the University is a special place to work.

2021 staff stats

*Gender inclusive initiatives to support women, womxn, women-identified, and gender queer staff


Talent Community

Join our Talent Community for resources, updates, and more!
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Learn more about Northwestern University's commitment and resources related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. 

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Helping you take your career in a Northwestern Direction. Follow us on social media for more to see why we’re a special place to work. 


Talent Spotlight

Are you part of the Northwestern community and want to spotlight a fellow colleague, event, accomplishment, recruiting event, or have hiring advice to share with prospective Northwestern career applicants? Complete our Talent Spotlight survey for a chance to be featured on our social media. 

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Hiring Managers

Northwestern hiring managers & related staff, join the exclusive Northwestern Hiring Manager's Forum LinkedIn group and YouTube Channel for curated content by Talent Acquisition and networking with talent professionals across the University.  For information regarding International Hiring via the Mauve Group, please read the university's guidelines.