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.
As I begin week 10 of my journey here in Chicago I am confident that my choice to participate in this program was the best decision for me. I continue to be challenged daily and have gained the needed tools to handle these moments of opportunity. I have seen my ability to manage the classroom […]
It is hard to believe I am already in my seventh week here in Chicago. I am a little less than halfway done and the time is flying by. The past few weeks have been extremely busy diving into my edTPA requirements for licensure in the state of Illinois, as well as taking complete control […]
“”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