During the summer before your
junior or senior year, explore a variety of careers in the fields of culinary arts, baking & pastry
arts, criminal justice or hospitality at the Providence campus. Our programs last three days and three nights and include housing, all meals, instructional materials, activities and on-campus transportation.
Over the course of two days of academics, you’ll experience life at JWU first-hand, and discover
the path to your future. During your Career Explorations visit, you will stay on campus, meet faculty,
talk with current students and more!
Scroll through this page — or click the links below — to learn more.
Attending Career Explorations offers you a unique opportunity to explore a career before committing to it. Program offerings vary
Baking & Pastry Arts
Come explore careers in the baking and pastry industry at the
university's International Baking & Pastry Institute. You will learn as you produce pastries and plated desserts
at the direction of our world-class pastry chefs.
Discover the many careers within the Criminal Justice industry by learning from JWU faculty and the Providence
Police Department. The program will feature activities on surveillance and crime scene investigation.
Work with some of the coolest technology for forensic analysis and learn how professionals in the field are
making our communities a safer place.
Interested in a career in the culinary industry? Explore culinary programs with connections in health, wellness,
food science and food production. As a globally-recognized culinary educator, here you will learn the craft and
art of cooking alongside our renowned chefs.
Discover the many types of careers in Hospitality and experience
what it takes to manage a tropical resort or five-star restaurant, coordinate concierge service at a high-end
hotel, or manage a major sports arena, entertainment complex and more.
Registration Deadlines July 9 Events (Baking & Pastry Arts and Culinary Arts): 6/25/20
July 19 Events (Baking & Pastry Arts and Culinary Arts): 7/2/20
July 26 Events (Hospitality and Criminal Justice): 7/9/2020
Refunds & Cancellations
* Registration cancellations should be sent in writing (by mail or email) to Admissions Events. A full refund will be
given if the request is received at least two weeks prior to the start of the program. Confirmation of cancellations will
be sent to the student's email address provided to us in the registration.
* The university reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment. In such cases, the full program
fee is refundable.
* The university assumes no responsibility for any other expenses incurred due to cancellation of a program.