Chicago Intern Housing & Meal Plan
Spend your summer in the heart of Chicago with safe and secure group housing. Join hundreds of college students for an exciting summer exploring Chicago.
Housing & Meal Plan Details
Our summer housing facilities in Chicago offer the convenience and comfort necessary for an easy transition to living in the big city. Participants will never feel alone in the big city as they will reside among hundreds of other participants who together will take advantage of all that our program and city have to offer.
Enjoy the convenience and value of a meal plan designed to provide breakfast and dinner Monday through Friday. Breakfast dinner meal options are provided daily at the housing. View Housing Video
Around our Housing
How involved are the program staff in my experience?
On-site staff is dedicated to delivering a high-quality experience to enable both your professional and personal growth. Staff members will serve as your program guides, leading you to program events as you become accustomed to the city. They will be available at all times to ensure your summer in the city is as safe as possible.
Check-in information will be available once you enroll and register to CareerConnect.
Where is the program housing located?
Included in the Chicago Program is fantastic downtown housing at University Center, located on State Street in Chicago’s thriving South Loop neighborhood, University Center is close to Chicago’s best shopping, restaurants cultural attractions, museums, entertainment venues, expansive parks and lakefront beaches.
Two blocks from Michigan Avenue
Connected to famous State Street Shopping Corridor
One block from Chicago's Business District, "The Loop"
Chicago's public train ("L") and bus system just steps outside the door
Convenient access to Grant Park and Lake Michigan
All units are fully furnished and include the following amenities with additional upgrades available:
Central heating and air conditioning
Satellite television (Now with HD!)
Basic phone service
What amenities are included in the housing facility?
The facility has many state of the art amenities including:
Resident Services Area with pool, ping-pong, and shuffle board
Music Practice Rooms
Great Room and Outdoor Garden Terrace
Indoor Bike Storage
24/7 Management, Maintenance and Security Staff
All program participants will be living in the same secure building, with one roommate and two suitemates connected by a shared bathroom. The building has a 24-hour front desk security guard, checking identification before allowing access into the building.
How will I get to and from my internship?
Local Chicagoans utilize the public transit system daily to maximize their time. Participants will receive an unlimited-ride metro card, which will be valid for the Elevated Train, as well as the public buses. Our on-site staff will be available to help you get acquainted with the transit system. Additional transportation for weekend activities will be provided.
*Not included in the program is: Transportation to and from the program.