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Engage Chicago

Engage Chicago is an eight-week summer field study program that gives undergraduates a chance to live, work, serve and learn together in Chicago, USA, amidst a rich history and culture of civic engagement.

The innovative program model deliberately combines academic coursework, placements at top community organizations/civic institutions, and powerful community experiences — all under the guidance of expert Northwestern faculty, staff and community mentors.   

Through hands-on experience, thoughtful reflection, and a summer living with a vibrant community of peers, Engage Chicago is designed to be a powerful opportunity for students to learn about a great city, about social change, and about themselves.

Who is eligible?

  • Rising sophomores
  • Rising juniors
  • Rising seniors

When is it?

Engage Chicago occurs annually for eight weeks during summer.


Chicago, IL, USA

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