Gene Finds His Stride at Nielsen

Name: Gene Year: Junior Major: Industrial Engineering CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Nielsen This past fall has been my most exciting and memorable quarter at Northwestern yet. I’ve attributed this predominantly to Chicago Field Studies / Business Field Studies and my time at Nielsen as an Analyst Intern. Initially, I was extremely worried if I could handle the 9-5…

Addressing the Medical Needs of Refugees on the Path to Becoming a Physician

Name: Stacy Year: Senior Major(s): Biological Sciences Minor(s): Asian American Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: Heartland Human Care Services, Inc. Throughout my time at Northwestern, many of my friends have recommended CFS to me; it wasn’t until my penultimate quarter at Northwestern that I was able to participate. This quarter I am interning at a refugee and…

Directing Clients for Nielsen

Name: Emily Year: Junior Major(s): Communications Studies Minor(s): Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer: Nielsen If every time you go to the grocery store it feels like there are new products on the market—you’re not alone, and you’re probably not wrong. Consumer packaged good (CPG) retailers are constantly innovating new products, trying to create items that…

Learning Workplace Skills at Nielsen

Name: Jackson Year: Junior Major(s): Psychology Minor(s): Business Institutions CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Nielsen Chicago Field Studies is an incredible program. CFS is giving me the opportunity to get real, hands-on experience in the business field while receiving academic credit. It is allowing me to develop my professional skillset and I already know some of my future successes will…

Making an Impact at GlobeMed

Name: Umber Year: Senior Major(s): Neuroscience Minor(s): Asian Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: GlobeMed This fall, I had the opportunity to intern full-time at the Global Headquarters of GlobeMed as a Partnerships Team Fellow. Prior to joining the non-profit organization, I was somewhat aware of the organization given the GlobeMed origin story and founding chapter located here…

Spending the Fall with Sports Marketing

Name: Haley Year: Senior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Integrated Marketing Communications CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer: Northwestern Athletics Marketing This fall I’ve had the privilege to work with Northwestern Athletics Marketing. I ended up finding this internship on my own, but the marketing department was still super willing to work with my schedule and my CFS advisor was…

Finding an Internship Through CFS

Name: Megan Year:  Junior Major(s): MMSS, Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: USAID Development Credit Authority   For many students, the internship search process is one of the most stressful parts of the year. Luckily, Chicago Field Studies makes that process easier. First, CFS has strong relationships with employers. The internal database of…

Working for Nielsen While at Northwestern

Name: Gabriela Year: Senior Major(s): Psychology Minor(s): Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Nielsen Chicago Field Studies has been an essential part of shaping my professional development at Northwestern. My CFS adviser encouraged me to apply to my dream internship at Nielsen and the preparation I received through CFS helped me to secure the internship. The practice…

Christian Interns at Catholic Film Production Company

Name: Christian Year: Sophomore Major(s): Journalism Minor(s): Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Spirit Juice Studios I write this post from my car (parked, of course) after completing my fourth exciting and enriching week interning for Spirit Juice Studios, a top Catholic film production company and an absolute dream internship for me. In complete honesty, the realization…

Teaching Sexual Health with Y.O.U.

Name: Marisa Year: Senior Major: Gender & Sexuality Studies Minor: Global Health Studies, Spanish CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: Youth and Opportunity United My internship at Youth and Opportunity United (Y.O.U.) has offered me such an incredible opportunity to learn more about the field I hope to dedicate my life to. Youth and Opportunity United is an organization…

Learning Self-Discipline at Saper Lawfirm

Name: Jake Year: Senior Major: Political Science / Legal Studies Minor: Theatre CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Recently, I have begun my internship, and honestly, I wasn’t worried if I could handle it. I had worked all summer full time, often much longer hours than would be required for my job at a law firm….