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.
Many Faces of Chicago Hello again! It’s hard to believe the semester is already over halfway over! Over the past few weeks, I have had opportunities to explore Chicago and better understand the city my students call their home. We have had several non-routine days at Walsh recently, including festivities for Halloween and Día de […]
I hurried after Lisa, the kind woman who was showing me around the office and introducing me to everybody. “Hi, this is Alice, our new intern. Hi… yes, this is Alice. She’s working in the marketing department.” I would flash a smile and try to remember everybody’s name (knowing full well I might forget them […]
“”If you are considering applying for Chicago Semester, I would say JUMP IN.”- Alyssa Allen ’10
“CS prepares you to make a smooth transition to your post-collegiate life.”- Elliot Talen ’06