Engage Chicago and the world
You're halfway through your Loyola Experience, which means you’re ready to apply what you’ve learned in class and on campus to the “real world.” Now is the perfect time to start an internship, travel abroad, or go on an immersion program. It’s also a great time to talk with an advisor about career goals and update your resume so that you can create a post-graduation plan.
Goals for the year
Hours earned120 credit hours are required for graduation
- Submit a Key Experience reflection on how you’ve deepened your understanding of Loyola’s values.
- Complete an Engaged Learning Experience.
- Complete a study abroad or immersion program.
- Discuss post-graduation plans with faculty, advisors, and professional mentors.
- Update your resume and add it to your ePortfolio.
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- Office for International Programs
Living on your own
You’re ready to make the transition from a residence hall to an apartment—and we can help. Our Off-Campus Student Life department has tips for living on your own and how to become a good neighbor.
In the Jesuit tradition,reflection is a three-fold process that involves paying attention to your experiences, using the head and heart to understand their meanings, and deciding how to act.
- How are you engaging Chicago and the world as a classroom?
- How did you grow in your first two years, and how do you hope to grow in your third year?
- How are you applying knowledge gained to be successful post-Loyola?
Learn how others worship
Loyola embraces diversity and is truly a home for all faiths. Our interfaith programs bring together students from all walks of life to help you better understand all religions and people.
Registered employersThe Fall 2013 Job, Internship, and Service Fair—one of many events during the year—is the perfect place to find career-related work.
Sites around ChicagoLoyola students interned at more than 1,000 locations in Chicago, gaining valuable skills in the process.
Prepare for your first job
Jump start your career by attending an on-campus job fair, where you’ll have a chance to network with others and find an internship that will prepare you for life after graduation.