Opportunities to Engage with City Scholars Spring 2019

Engineering Entrepreneurship Course

Host the full class of 53 City Scholars in your office for a lecture on the fundamental concepts of
entrepreneurship and commercialization of new technology in new and existing businesses. This
signature City Scholars class allows company partners to share your technologies and engineering
process with students. All City Scholars students are required to participate.

Key details:
• Host in your office or guest lecture at our classroom in Discovery Partners Institute (200 S.
• Feature a talk by a company executive and a tour of your facility
• Provide lunch for student attendees

Class time: Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Available Dates:
• January 24, 2019
• January 31, 2019
• February 7, 2019
• February 14, 2019
• February 21, 2019
• February 28, 2019
• March 7, 2019
• March 14, 2019
• March 28, 2019
• April 4, 2019
• April 11, 2019
• April 18, 2019
• April 25, 2019

Extracurricular Cohort Activities

Enhance student’s understanding of Chicago’s tech community by hosting an optional outing. These
partial group events range from 10-40 students and can be hosted at your office or throughout Chicago.
Students are required to attend 5 events during their City Scholars semester.

Speaker Series

Host a small group of students at your office for a tour, tech talk or networking session.
Event time: Fridays from 2:00-3:30pm
Available Dates:
February 8th or 22
March 8th or 29th
April 12th or 19th

Small Group Dinner

Host a small group of students at your office or a restaurant in the loop with company executives for small group mentoring.
Event time: Weekdays beginning at 5:30pm
Available dates: Flexible, please propose a date that works for your team

Chicago Cultural Cohort Experiences

Share your love of Chicago with City Scholars students by hosting a visit to an iconic Chicago place or
event. These partial group events range from 10-40 students and help students learn what it is like to live
in Chicago long term.

Key details:
• Partial group activity – 10-40 students
• Arrange a visit to a sporting event, performance, museum or neighborhood tour for our students
and a few staff from your company
• City Scholars staff can help with logistics but companies provide tickets or food if required.
• Events should not include alcohol or be based around alcohol consumption

Dates are flexible based on your calendar, weeknights are preferred.

Suggested Activities:

Neighborhood tour
Dinner in Chinatown
Visit to Soho House or West Loop restaurants
Walking tour of Pilsen murals
Walking Chicago Architecture tour
Boat tour of Chicago
Sports outing in Chicago
Chicago Bulls Game
Chicago Cubs Game
Chicago White Sox Game
Theater/performance outing in Chicago
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Second City
Steppenwolf Theater
Age appropriate Blues performance
Other local theater company
Chicago Museum Visit
Museum of Science and Industry
Museum of Modern Art
DuSable Museum
Field Museum
Art Institute of Chicago

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