Early Childhood Careers in Chicago

Join our team of educators, researchers, service providers, advocates, and administrative staff — a passionate community that has a far-reaching impact.

Erikson Institute is a world-class organization, renowned for our pioneering work, leadership, and expertise in the fields of child development, social work, and early childhood education. Whether on our graduate school campus in downtown Chicago, at community-based sites throughout Illinois, or in the spotlight at national and international conferences, our experts are all dedicated to a common goal: improving the lives of young children and their families.

Experience Erikson Institute’s Graduate School Culture

Learn more about our unique culture in our graduate school where our small class sizes and easy access to faculty foster strong learning relationships. We take the same approach to our internal culture where relationships, diversity, inclusion and self-reflection create a positive and rewarding experience.