Research and Internships

A Loyola Education means you'll be prepared for your life and career

Many universities reserve coveted research opportunities for graduate students, but at Loyola, we've established a comprehensive program just for undergraduates. That includes conducting research in a real-world environment and connecting your classroom studies with valuable workplace experience.

Anna Tonarely

At Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Quinlan senior Anna Tonarely had an opportunity to put her marketing skills to the test. Read more

Kyle Jenkins

Recently Kyle Jenkins, a double major in history and secondary education, interned with the Jesuit Libraries Provenance Project. Read more

Judy Kyrkos

Judy Kyrkos, an anthropology major and biology minor, wanted to research whether heat stress led to more defects in lizard embryos. Read more


The Loyola Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (LUROP) empowers you—regardless of your major—to explore your research interests while working alongside a faculty mentor. The University currently offers 17 LUROP fellowships for undergraduate students.

The Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) connects you with internships and opportunities to build your professional network. Our Chicago campuses put you at the doorstep of Fortune 500 companies such as Boeing, Exelon, Walgreens, Archer Daniels Midland, McDonald's, and Allstate. We're ready to help you land the top-level internships that will open doors.