Life in Chicago
Your story begins today. Put yourself in the Chicago Semester experience and explore what your life could look like in the Windy City.
Who are we?
The mission of Chicago Semester is to provide urban, experiential education from a Christian perspective that equips students for integrated personal, professional, and public lives.
You will live in the heart of the city of Chicago, completely immersing yourself in a global urban environment as you navigate the benefits and complexities of city life.
You will take courses for academic credit that foster engagement in issues significant to the city and allow you to grow professionally as you explore issues of vocation and calling.
You will complete a full-time internship in your field of study, gaining essential professional experience, setting you apart from your peers as you enter a competitive job market.
Hey! I’m Ali Achterhof- a student from Northwestern College, and as you can see, I’m in the midst of the Chicago Semester! I’m a Graphic Design major with a minor in Public Relations and a passion in photography. With a creative mind and a short attention span, I’m not the best at writing, so good […]
Ownership of Learning, Teaching, and Culture Hello again! We are now six weeks into the school year, and student teaching seems to be keeping me even busier with each week that goes by – particularly as I continue to take on more responsibilities and roles in the classroom. As of this week, I will be […]
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“CS prepares you to make a smooth transition to your post-collegiate life.”- Elliot Talen ’06