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Together We Are So Much Better!

Northwestern’s diversity commitment

Access. Equity. Enrichment. Well-being.

Northwestern continually strives to build and foster a rich, vibrant, and diverse community that embraces unique individuals and perspectives. Read further about how Northwestern welcomes and embraces diversity. Northwestern University actively seeks women, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons for employment and promotion throughout the University.

Learn more about Institutional Diversity & Inclusion

Heritage Months


Juneteenth, Reflecting on History and Preparing for New Challenges

Event hosted by Black Professionals Network a celebration of Black culture and a look back at the holiday's emergence

Commitments to Social Justice: One Year Later and Looking Ahead
We recognize that building a campus community where everyone feels a deep sense of belonging requires not merely ambitious goals but a different way of being.


New Diverse Candidate Slates Policy Advances Equitable Hiring Practices
Today, we announce an important piece of that pledge – a new university-wide policy on diverse candidate slates (DCS) for staff that went into effect June 14

Access is not Everything

Our colleague, Dr. Michelle Manno, Northwestern's Assistant Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, advances both our understanding and awareness of "belonging" in her eloquent piece

Northwestern’s Pursuit of Systemic Change
Universities, including Northwestern, are and must continue to be instruments for discourse, rigorous debate and lasting change.


Veterans - colorguard stand at attention at graduation

Northwestern is honored to welcome Veterans to our inclusive community. We are committed to serving individuals that served their country.

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Affinity Groups & Other Organizations

NU affinity groups
Resource groups connect staff from across campuses for networking, mentorships, and other opportunities for professional and personal development.

For a larger list of inclusive organizations, please visit our staff and faculty page. 

For Northwestern Hiring Managers

Talent Acquisition is happy to provide you with the support and resources you need.
Visit the new Northwestern Careers channel on YouTube for curated content.