While staying at SAIC you have the opportunity to participate in a host of different programs and activities designed to engage you in the many cultural and social opportunities available in Chicago. There are opportunities to network and develop professional and personal skills, and enjoy living in one of the premier urban environments in the world.

Here are some examples of what we have offered in previous summers!

  • Craft Night: Learn to knit!
  • Chicago Bakery Tour
  • Blues Festival
  • Art Making: Come and Explore
  • Networking: How to Utilize Fellow Intern Connections
  • Guided Tour of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Explore Chinatown!
  • Green City Market
  • Learn How to Screen Print
  • Chicago Architecture Tour
  • Movies in the Park
  • Business Panel: Chicago Professionals' Experiences
  • Explore Maxwell Street Market
  • Working at a Non Profit
  • Screenings at the Gene Siskel Film Center

SAIC aims to enhance your summer internship with great opportunities that you won't find anywhere else!  Come, learn, and enjoy!