Career Exploration Week: A Dynamic Opportunity for Incoming First-Year Students
Meet new classmates and immerse yourself in a career field that interests you during Career Exploration Week, a series of four-day programs held in a variety of locations and industries. Offered by UChicago’s Office of Career Advancement in the weeks leading up to Orientation, these programs give students the opportunity to visit employers in their field of interest, connect with alumni mentors, and make new friends.
“The days were packed full of fun and learning. This experience has inspired me and helped me understand more about the field I am interested in.” – Izzy Romanucci, UChicago Class of 2023
“This program was extremely fun and helpful for me! I met so many amazing people and all of the companies we visited were diverse and informative.” – Sabrina Piccirillo-Stosser, UChicago Class of 2023
“The program was amazingly enlightening and motivating.” – Titilayo Arowolo, UChicago Class of 2023
CAREER EXPLORATION WEEK 2022 PROGRAMS
Programs will run September 6 - 9, 2022, with employer visits taking place September 7 - 9.
- Healthcare Explorer Program - Philadelphia, PA
- Green Careers Explorer Program - San Francisco, CA
- Biological Sciences Explorer Program - Seattle, WA
- Physical Sciences & Technology Explorer Program - Seattle, WA
- Business & Entrepreneurship Explorer Program - San Francisco, CA
- Computer Science & Data Science Explorer Program - San Francisco, CA
- Engineering Explorer Program - Boston, MA
- Exploring the Legal Profession Program - New York, NY
- Business & Finance Explorer Program - New York, NY
- Humanities Explorer Program: Cinematic Arts, Media and Entertainment - Los Angeles, CA
- Policy & Social Impact Explorer Program - Washington, D.C.
- Humanities Explorer Program: Journalism, Writing, and Culture - Washington, D.C.
$1,000. Includes lodging, meals, local transportation between site visits, and the cost of organized group activities. Need-based financial aid may be available.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications for 2022 CEW programs have closed.
For questions about 2023 CEW, please contact Sophie Wingland at firstname.lastname@example.org.