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:
- Segal Design Institute's Bay Area Immersion Program Webpage
- Medill School of Journalism's Bay Area Immersion Webpage
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.