Classes led by distinguished Northwestern faculty provide students the opportunity to learn more about the issues they encounter at their internship sites.
Engage Chicago welcomes applications from rising sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduate students from around the country.
Applications for Engage Chicago 2014 are considered on a rolling basis around three deadlines:
Early Deadline: Monday, January 27th
Regular Deadline: Monday, February 24th
Final Deadline: Friday, April 4th
Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status within 10 business days of the respective deadline. Accepted students will then have 15 calendar days to make a $250 nonrefundable deposit to confirm their participation in the program. This deposit will be applied toward the student's tuition and housing costs.
Once accepted, students will work with Engage Chicago program staff to identify prospective internship placements based on students' interests and goals for the program. EC staff will arrange interviews with prospective sites and help facilitate matches between students and host organizations. This matching process will be ongoing in the months of March, April, and May. Engage Chicago 2014 begins on Friday, June 20th.
Students may also apply to be considered for Engage Chicago's Concentration in Health and Medicine. The Health and Medicine track consists of a special set of weekly seminars and field experiences on contemporary issues in health and medicine throughout Chicago. To read more about the Concentration click here.
Students who would like to be considered to participate in this additional track should simply fill out the additional short answer question included in the application below. Students will be notified of their admission status to the Health & Medicine Concentration at the same time they are notified about their admission status for Engage Chicago.
An online application for Engage Chicago 2014 will be available soon. To complete this application you will be asked to provide the following:
- Basic personal information
- Responses to two short answer questions (optional third question for students interested in the Health and Medicine Concentration)
- Unofficial academic transcript
If you prefer to complete a hard copy version of the application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847-467-1367.