The third largest city in the United States (after New York and Los Angeles) Chicago lies on the shores of Lake Michigan. The Potawatomi once lived in this area and the city’s name derives from the Potawatomi word Checagou (meaning “wild onions”). The name was used because the place used to smell like onions.
The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation.
In 2015, Chicago hosted over 52 million international and domestic visitors, a new record for the city making it one of the top visited cities in the nation.
The city has one of the world’s largest and most diversified economies with no single industry employing more than 14% of the workforce.
Chicago is a good place to start and make a career. In order to be able to work and realize itself in the United States, you need to have H-1B work visa. Or if you just want to get an international experience in the most prestigious and well-known U.S. companies, to get acquainted with technologies and methods of work in the U.S. companies, you can become a member of Internship / Career Training USA program. You can choose the category of training, i.e. Information, Media, Business, Management, Commerce, Finance, Public Law etc.
With world-class museums and cultural attractions alongside thriving commercial and industrial ventures, Chicago hums with energy. The main travel destinations in Chicago are:
Museum of Science and Industry
The largest science center in the Western Hemisphere, the Museum of Science and Industry was the first museum in North America to offer visitors the chance to touch and interact with exhibits.
The Sears Tower
The Sears Tower was built between 1970 and 1973 and is the highest building in the United States. It is 442 meters from bottom to the top floor, and reaches a total height of 527 meters (including its television antennas).
This may be one of Chicago’s newest places to visit, but Millennium Park has quickly become a destination of choice for travelers and locals alike. With hundreds of performances throughout the year at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, you’re likely to be able to catch one when you’re in town.
Lincoln Park accurately represents Chicago’s motto, urbs in horto, or “City in a Garden.” The center of the Lincoln Park neighborhood beams with an exuberant nightlife, but it’s the scenic outdoors that make Lincoln Park so wonderful.
In order to work in Chicago, non-U.S. citizens should apply for H-1B work visa before traveling to U.S. or if you want to become a member of Internship / Career Training USA program, you need to apply for J-1 exchange visa.