Network Opportunities and Professional Development

Outside the classroom, students will participate in a wide variety of activities that offer direct exposure to Chicago, relevant industries, and networking opportunities with alumni and students. These activities will complement the curriculum offered during the day and allow students to see their skills directly applied in the real world. Here are some of the potential institutions students will visit:   

 

Non-Profit

  • Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC)
  • Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • A Better Chicago
  • Becker-Friedman Institute
  • Chapin Hall at the U of Chicago
  • Chicago Community Trust
  • Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • Urban Labs

 

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Public

  • Cook County
  • CMAP (Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning)
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Private

  • UI Labs
  • Anderson Economic Group
  • Civic Consulting Alliance
  • Deloitte
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