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.



  • PATHS Careers in Foundations Virtual Trek, March 2-4, 2021. PhD students and postdocs in the humanities and social sciences may apply by February 21, 2021. Email Celeste Cruz-Carandang for more information.
  • PATHS Careers in Social Justice and Advocacy Virtual Trek. May 2-4, 2021.



  • PATHS Think Tank Trek, Virtual
  • High School Teaching Trek, Chicago
  • Media, Arts, and Entertainment Trek, Los Angeles


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


  • High School Teaching Trek, Chicago
  • Think Tank Trek, Washington D.C.
  • GRID Trek, Washington D.C.
  • Arts and Culture Trek, Philadelphia


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