For ten weeks, five graduate students joined Civic Consulting Alliance as Summer Associates. They worked on a diverse array of projects across Civic Consulting Alliance's platform areas, with clients including West Side United , the Chicago Police Department , Chicago Public Schools, the Pritzker Traubert Foundation and the Civic Committee . All shared several experiences: deep engagement with clients, opportunities to analyze and address difficult questions, and the chance to make a meaningful impact on the city of Chicago.