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L.E.A.D. Program


Blending student support and professional development to enhance the holistic student experience at the Chicago Center

Learn important professional and life skills, explore your strengths and apply them at your placement, go out into the world after your Chicago Center experience. All Chicago Center students participate in six to eight sessions throughout the term.


These sessions include topics on leadership and Clifton StrengthsFinder, financial literacy, resume building, and LinkedIn. Together with our staff, you will gain important skills that help them leave more prepared for their next personal and professional chapter.

L.E.A.D. Sessions


Our coaching sessions with Chicago Center staff members provide you with extra support to integrate and discuss your life in Chicago.


You'll take the Gallup CliftonStrengths assessment and participate in hands-on workshop with one of our coaches.


Discover the importance of understanding finances, learn how to make a budget, and build credit.


Learn to communicate professional experiences and stand out in job searches through our workshops on topics like resume, networking, LinkedIn, and participate in mock interviews.

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Student Counseling & Wellbeing


Studying off-campus is an exciting opportunity to enrich your life and career goals. It can also be a time of change, adjustment, and stress. You do not have to navigate this all on their own because TELUS Health is here to help. 


TELUS Health provides 24/7 remote mental health and well-being support to you via technology. You can access self-directed digital content and connect with clinical professionals who are experienced in helping you cope with the unique challenges they face.


Have 24/7 support to a professional counselor and connect with the same counselor over multiple sessions via telephone or video appointments

Health assessments

Complete an anonymous assessment to get feedback on your emotional health.

Health and Wellbeing content

Access articles, podcasts, infographics, and videos addressing a variety of wellbeing topics.


Sign up for FREE virtual fitness sessions available through LIFT.

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