Launch U Program Model

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Launch U Summer Scholars Program (summer 2018)

Join us for a series of workshops and events to help you with:

  • Career preparation:
    • Meet and learn from professionals in healthcare, technology, business, and other growing fields
    • Network with team members from Google, Discover, LinkedIn, and other awesome companies
  • College exploration:
    • Learn about the admissions process and what campus is right for you from College Admissions representatives from Northwestern, U Chicago, DePaul, and other great universities
    • Talk with current students and recent alumni on issues of campus life, study tips, and more
  • College preparation:
    • Create a list of scholarships you're eligible for along with their due dates and requirements
    • Draft and review your personal statement along with help from Launch U staff and volunteers

Launch U Summer Scholars will be eligible to apply for the following:

Professional development workshops (School year)

  • Meet and learn from professionals in various industries
  • Explore careers and get practice and advice on resumes, interviews, LinkedIn, and internships

One on one mentoring (school year)

  • Match with a personalized young professional to guide you through senior year
  • One on one help with essays and more
  • Explore your mentor's career with job shadows and other great opportunities

college support (ongoing after graduation)

  • Four years of support through college graduation and into employment
  • Professional development and career exploration workshops with industry leaders
  • Build your resume with in-depth experiential learning, job shadows, internships, and more