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Academic Engagement

Entering the workforce or advancing your career doesn't happen overnight.

At Roosevelt, our academics go beyond the classroom. Whether you choose to study abroad, volunteer in Chicago, or join our career mentoring program to take that next step, we encourage you to explore the surrounding world.

Enrich your academic portfolio with these robust opportunities and become a socially conscious leader.

Study Abroad

Take a trip to Tanzania

Want to experience the world? Explore it firsthand. Embark on a life-changing trip across six continents, to countries such as Argentina, Australia, China, Germany, Italy and Spain. Discover new, challenging ideas and broaden your global perspective.

Experiential Learning

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At Roosevelt, we integrate the classroom and the real world. Our students (like the ones in this restorative justice project) get hands-on with their surrounding community through professional work, research and service learning. Hone your intellectual and cultural skills outside a traditional academic setting.

Student Research

Pharmacy student receives national award

Engage in faculty-led, grant-funded academic research opportunities. Our faculty strives to imbue our students with the skills to achieve their life goals and participate fully and meaningfully in their communities.

Service Learning

Service Day 2016 recap

One of our signature teaching tools is service learning, encouraging students' personal development and social engagement. By addressing the social problems of marginalized populations through advocacy and activism, our students emerge well-trained agents of social change.

Honors Program

Seek intellectual enrichment through immersive, interdisciplinary academic challenges — the Honors program is a diverse group of undergraduate students who share a passion for learning. Carry out independent projects, collaborate with faculty members to complete research, and more.

Career Readiness

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Roosevelt prepares you to take the next step to build your future. Pair with industry leaders in dynamic professions through our Professional Mentoring Program. Work within a number of academic and administrative areas in our graduate assistantship program. Or, elevate your career through a vast network of internship and practicum opportunities in the Graduation Plan for Success (GPS) program.