UChicagoGRAD treks provide interactive exposure to career paths through coordinated employer site visits. Trek participants learn about the work of several organizations and have opportunities to network with alumni and professionals in a given field. The theme and location of each trek differs, providing a narrowed focus for students with specific career interests.

UPCOMING TREKS

2020

  • High School Teaching Trek to the UChicago Lab School, January
  • Media, Arts, and Design Trek to Los Angeles, March 23-24
    • Open to Ph.D. students in the Humanities Division, Social Sciences Division, and Divinity School
    • Applications open in January
  • Urban Place and Policy Trek to Atlanta, TBD April
    • Open to Ph.D. students in the Humanities Division, Social Sciences Division, and Divinity School
    • Applications open in February

PAST TREKS

2019

  • International Affairs Trek, New York City
  • Literary Careers Trek, New York City
  • Think Tank Trek, Washington D.C.
  • Kreisman Fellows Housing Trek, Atlanta

2018

  • K-12 Trek to the UChicago Laboratory Schools, Chicago
  • Think Tank Trek, Washington D.C.
  • GRID Trek, Washington D.C.
  • Arts and Culture Trek, Philadelphia

 2017

  • Data Science Trek, San Francisco
  • Think Tank Trek, Washington D.C.