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Reflections from Ali: A CS Graphic Design Student

Posted on Nov 13, 2017 in Featured Stories, General Student Blogs

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 […]

Reflections from Mitchell: A CS Agriculture Business Student

Posted on Oct 31, 2017 in General Student Blogs

Fall is officially here! It is week 9 here in Chicago for me, which is honestly crazy to believe. How time flies! It is really starting to cool down here, as well as everywhere else in the Midwest. Today’s high was around 50 degrees, which is totally okay with me honestly. My internship is really […]

Reflections from Ali: A CS Graphic Design Student

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 in General Student Blogs

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 […]

Reflections from Mitchell: A CS Agriculture Business Student

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

The farm kid from the windy plains moves to the Windy City! I feel like the country mouse that went to the city. I am currently a senior at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Dordt has given me many different opportunities, including this pretty great one in Chicago! I’ve grown up living and working […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

The past three months I’ve had the time of my life. I got to work for one of the best role models in my aspired industry, I explored so many parts of the city that opened up completely new doors for me, and I became incredibly more street smart in the process. I cannot put […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

The Little Things Finding yourself can sometimes (emphasis on the word sometimes) be a glorious process. My experience so far with Chicago Semester has contributed to that process so much in the last twelve weeks. Being a part of this program and living as a professional in this city, you’d think you would hardly ever […]