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Northwestern San Francisco


The  San Francisco campus is currently home to multiple quarter-long collaborations. 

Bay Area Immersion Program

Participating schools: McCormick School of Engineering and the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications. In winter quarter, the program is for Medill and Segal Design Institute students; in spring quarter Medill's partnership with Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation brings students from each program.

Eligible students: Any Northwestern sophomore, junior or senior, although preference will be McCormick and Medill students

Quarter: Winter (Medill/Segal Design Institute) and Spring (Medill/Farley Center)

Details: Together as a cohort, students take four courses that focus on experiential learning in areas such as design innovation, digital communication, and the intersection of technology and culture. For more information:

San Francisco Immersion Program

Participating schools:  Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and the Kellogg School of Management 

Eligible students: Northwestern Law JD students (2nd or 3rd year)

Term: Spring semester

Details: The legal and business environment of growth-stage startups, venture capital firms and high-tech companies are taught through a curriculum that includes both Law School and Kellogg courses. In addition to taking courses, students will participate in a legal externship with a Bay Area company. Visit the Law School's website for more San Francisco Immersion Program details.

KIEI San Francisco Immersion Quarter

Participating schools: Kellogg School of Management

Eligible students: Graduate students in Kellogg's 2Y, 1Y, MMM, Evening & Weekend Program, and JD/MBA (2nd year) 

Term: Winter quarter

Details: Entrepreneurship, technology and venture capital are all explored in this program, which combines coursework with an internship in a Bay Area firm or startup. Students will be matched to firms for the internship requirement. For more information, visit the San Francisco Immersion Quarter Webpage.