Explore Architecture and Engineering


The Explore Architecture and Engineering summer program is designed to introduce high school students to the allied professions of architecture and engineering, two rich and diverse fields that incorporate technology, design, sustainability, sciences and the arts. If you are interested in pursuing a career in the architecture and engineering professions, you are encouraged to apply.

Dates: July 23 - August 3
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Cost: $1,600

The program is located on the IIT Rice Campus (Wheaton, IL) and includes field trips to Chicago's architectural and engineering landmarks and professional offices, instruction in interpreting and visualizing the world around us, studio classes with an emphasis on field work, proto-typing and a session on developing and focusing career plans. The program concludes with an exhibition of student work and a reception for students and their families.