Program dates: June 17 - August 23, 2019
GESI is a program composed of Pre-departure, in-country time, and Final Reflection Summit. All three components are mandatory. Read more about the GESI program structure.
- June 17, 2019: GESI students arrive in Chicago area and check-in to the hostel,
and GESI activities begin
- June 17 - 24, 2019:
Pre-Departure Coursework at Northwestern University’s Chicago campus; students attend classes and stay in hostel in downtown Chicago
- June 25, 2019:
Students depart on group flights arranged by GESI
- June 25 - August 20, 2019: Students work in teams alongside community members to advance the social mission of their organization
Final Reflection Summit:
- August 21 - 23, 2019: Final Reflection Summit at Northwestern University; program officially ends at 5:00 pm on August 23, 2019.