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The CFS program is open to:

You are NOT eligible for Chicago Field Studies if:

In order to be eligible to participate in CFS you must:

If you are an international student, you must

If you are studying abroad the quarter before you wish to participate in CFS or during the application period, you will need to:

Admission is through application only. All applicants are required to attend a CFS Information Session before submitting an application.

Although it is unusual to do so, recent graduates are able to participate in the CFS program by being enrolled as a student through the School of Continuing Studies.

Please note:  All schools have policies regarding how many internship program credits can count toward your degree.

Information for WCAS students on internships for credit:

Graduate Students:

PhD candidates may apply for the Graduate Engagement Opportunity Community Practicum Program which is a collaborative effort between Chicago Field Studies and The Center for Civic Engagement.

If you have any other questions concerning your eligibility, please contact us at or 847-467-0605

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