Downtown Campus

Year Up Chicago is a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skills development, coursework eligible for college credit, corporate internships, and wraparound support. We opened our doors in September 2010 and have been overwhelmed with the warm welcome from both corporate and community partners. Our founding partners include Citadel, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, CDW, Unisys, and AON.

National Louis University Campus

Year Up Chicago at National Louis University has launched as of January 2017 at the National Louis University Chicago campus. Year Up Chicago offers an intensive, one-year program for college students, ages 18-24, combining professional coaching, hands-on skill development, and internships at some of America’s top companies. As college students, our young adults have access to the library, tutoring resources, and other services offered by the university, in addition to the services offered by Year Up. As students work toward completing a degree at National Louis University, Year Up Chicago provides them with professional development and work experience, preparing graduates to launch a meaningful career. 

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Year Up Chicago Information Session

Thursday August 3, 2017 12:00pm @ 122 S. Michigan Ave 60603 Rm. 4054 Monday August 7, 2017 4:00pm @ 223 W. Jackson Boulevard 60606, Suite 400 Thursday August 10, 2017 12:00pm @ 122 S. Michigan Ave 60603 Rm. 4054 Monday August 14, 2017 4:00 pm @ 223 W. Jackson Boulevard 60606,...

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Year Up Chicago Opportunity Breakfast

Since 2010, Year Up Chicago has helped more than 850 young adults achieve their professional and educational goals while providing Chicago’s leading businesses with a pipeline of trained and highly motivated talent. On Friday, September 29th at 7:30 am, we invite you to join other Chicago executives, philanthropists, and community leaders...

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