Meg Sieberg is the Program Director for the Fried Public Policy and Service Program in the office of Career Advancement. In this role, she advises undergraduate students who are interested in public sector and social impact careers and connects them with career exploration opportunities through programs and internships. Prior to coming to Career Advancement, Meg served as a Program Manager at the Center on Halsted, where she led a workforce development program funded by Chicago’s Department of Family Support Services (DFSS). She has professional experience with a number of other Chicago non-profit organizations including Misericordia, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group and the North Lawndale Community News. Meg received her BA in Communications from Northwestern and began her public service career as a participant in NUPIP, Northwestern University’s post-graduate public service fellowship program. Meg received her MSW from UChicago’s School of Social Service Administration.
is Associate Dean of Students in the College and the founding Executive Director of the College Center for Research and Fellowships (CCRF), the first center at the University of Chicago dedicated to supporting College students in their research activities and applying to nationally competitive fellowships. Her experience leading undergraduate research and fellowships programs extends across a 20-year career that has included a directorship at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), where she built its first national scholarships and fellowships office and helped University leadership institutionalize undergraduate research. There she also taught honors courses in the History of Art and co-designed and led the Haslam Scholars' research-based summer program at the University of Edinburgh. She began her career in undergraduate research and national fellowships at the University of Washington (UW) as the Assistant Director for both the Undergraduate Scholarship Office and Undergraduate Research Program, helping to design and launch its Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities. Nichole completed her doctorate in the History of Art at the University of Oxford, where she was a postgraduate fellow at Trinity College and supported through the Oxford Overseas Research Fellowship scheme (ORS).