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Medill in San Francisco

At the intersection of media and technology lies the Bay Area Immersion Experience, a groundbreaking, quarter-long program that gives you the opportunity to learn from and contribute to San Francisco’s booming entrepreneurial scene.

Combine your passions

What’s your story? If it involves a mix of journalism, engineering, design and innovation, you’ll get the chance to put them together and take the next step in your career, all while working with some of the Bay Area’s brightest minds.

Medill offers two versions of the program: one in winter quarter with 12 Medill and 12 McCormick School of Engineering students, and another in the spring, in partnership with McCormick’s Segal Design Institute, with 15 students from each school.

Your cohort will be based at the state-of-the-art Northwestern education space in downtown San Francisco, where you’ll take advantage of the city’s tech, media and start-up culture through hands-on work and onsite visits.

Chart your course

I discovered a passion for design I didn’t know I had. I might never have discovered this part of myself had I not signed up for the program."Sumarth Soni (BSJ19)

More about Northwestern San Francisco

Northwestern San Francisco

Northwestern San Francisco

Read about the first class of the Bay Area program and the innovation that happens at the intersection of journalism and engineering.

McCormick School of Engineering

McCormick School of Engineering

Medill and McCormick have been working together to push journalism and technology into new spaces. Learn more about the cutting-edge work at McCormick.

Northwestern San Francisco

Northwestern San Francisco

Check out Northwestern’s space in San Francisco. The partnership between Medill and McCormick led to the state-of-the-art space, which opened in fall 2016.