Join us this summer in Chicago to experience your future career and gain valuable new leadership skills.

Chicago: the Windy City, the Second City, the City in a Garden. This summer you can explore the birthplace of modern architecture while living and learning at one the country’s premier universities.

Northwestern University

Founded in 1851
Located on Lake Michigan in Evanston, directly north of Chicago.

#9 on the U.S. News Best Colleges list
One of the country's premier academic and research centers.

Go Wildcats!
Northwestern is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference.

Chicago Programs

Architecture

  • June 24 - July 2
  • July 6 - July 14

Biotechnology

  • June 24 - July 2
  • July 6 - July 14

Engineering

  • June 24 - July 2
  • July 6 - July 14

Medicine & Health Care

  • June 24 - July 2
  • July 6 - July 14
  • July 18 - July 26
  • July 30 - August 7

Medicine Intensive

Social Impact

  • June 24 - July 2
  • July 6 - July 14

Trips & Tours

An important part of the NSLC is seeing the sites around some of our nation’s greatest cities. These trips are designed as both sightseeing tours and exclusive educational trips specifically tailored to your area of study.

These trips may include:

Architecture

Gensler Architecture Firm | Turner Construction Active Construction Tour | Von Weise Associates | Chicago River Architectural Boat Tour | Navy Pier | Millennium Park | Magnificent Mile

Biotechnology

Northwestern University Prosthetics and Orthotics Center | Simpson Querrey Institute for BioNanotechnology | AbbVie Pharmaceuticals | Navy Pier | Magnificent Mile

Engineering

Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering | Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory | Argonne National Laboratory | U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago Lock System | mHUB, Technology Innovation Hub | Stern Pinball Factory | Navy Pier | Magnificent Mile

Medicine & Health Care

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine | University of Illinois, Chicago Simulation Center | Navy Pier | Magnificent Mile

Medicine Intensive

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine | University of Illinois, Chicago Simulation Center | International Museum of Surgical Science | Northwestern University Prosthetics and Orthotics Center | Rehabilitation/Adaptive Sports Center | Navy Pier | Magnificent Mile | Millennium Park |

Social Impact

Greater Chicago Area Food Bank | PLANT Chicago | Global Health Initiative | Chicago History Museum | Mag Mile | Navy Pier

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