Moling interns with NextGen Growth Partners

Name: Moling Year: Sophomore Major(s): Mathematical Methods in Social Sciences Minor(s): Mathematics, Computer Science CFS Program: I really enjoyed the summer with CFS. I took the CFS Humanities class and read a lot about the evolution of modern labor. During the class time, I interned at NextGen Growth Partners, a private equity company.  We were each assigned a…

Victoria interns at Kinzie Capital Partners

Name: Victoria Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics, Political Science, International Studies CFS Program: Business Field Studies My internship experience at Kinzie Capital Partners, a start-up private equity firm in Chicago, has thoroughly exceeded my expectations. Coming from a social science background, I was very anxious to start learning the practical basics of business in the real world. CFS helped…

Mary on her internship at OpenMarkets Health

Name: Mary Year: Senior Major(s): Industrial Engineering CFS Program: Field Studies in Business Culture The best part about my internship at OpenMarkets Health was the people I worked with. I had the best time meeting people and learning how the whole company worked through each person. My boss made sure to let me experience every part of the…

Alex interns at Bullish, Inc.

Name: Alex Year: Sophomore Major(s): Music Business/Economics Minor(s): BIP CFS Program: Field Studies in Business Culture I spent this summer in New York, New York interning at Bullish Inc. Bullish is a unique workplace in that it is a hybrid between a venture capitalist firm and an ad agency- something that is certainly unusual. As a hybrid position…

Ziyi has an inspiring experience at Nousout

Name: Ziyi Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics, Statistics Minor(s): BIP CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace This summer, I interned at Nousot, an automated data analytics firm in downtown Chicago. I’ve learned so much since the first day of my internship, and I would love to share some of my experiences with you. We are at an…

Alice learns about the private equity industry at NextGen Growth Partners

Name: Alice Year: Junior Major(s): Economics, Piano Performance Minor(s): BIP CFS Program: Business Field Studies My internship this summer at NextGen Growth Partners has taught me much about the private equity industry. Through the daily tasks that the interns are assigned, I assisted with and saw how the deal process works from its origination to closing. With NextGen…

Victor learns new skills at his CFS internship

Name: Victor Year: Junior Major(s): Economics, International Studies CFS Program: Business Field Studies The best part of the internship has definitely been the working environment. The first week my desk was positioned in one of the newly opened office areas, so there weren’t many people near me. Even though they were all in software solutions, they introduced themselves…

Eshan learns about the legal profession from a new perspective

Name: Eshan Year: Sophomore Major(s): Radio/Television/Film CFS Program: Legal Field Studies CFS was the best choice for me. One, it exposed me to employment opportunities that I would’ve been unaware of otherwise. Two, it provided some structure and purpose to internships that may seem aimless otherwise. Three, it allowed me to view the legal profession from a macrocosmic…

CFS gives Harsha the opportunity to learn more about his dream job

Name: Harsha Year: Senior Major(s): Political Science CFS Program: Legal Field Studies I’m a returning student who grew up wanting to be a lawyer. A number of my longtime friends are lawyers, so I’m thankfully able to learn a lot about what being a lawyer entails…secondhand. So, I still had questions: what does a lawyer actually do? What…

JP has a fantastic CFS experience

Name: JP Year: Junior Major(s): Computer Science Minor(s): Business CFS Program: Business Field Studies My experiences with CFS have been fantastic. Frankly speaking, it is nearly impossible to get a practical work experience while attending school. But CFS really gave us the opportunity to implement what we have learned in class into a professional setting. Also, CFS classes…

Pallas Has a Phenomenal Learning Experience at Bootler

Name: Pallas Year: Junior Major(s): Communication Studies Minor(s): BIP, Creative Writing CFS Program: Field Studies in Humanities My internship has been a phenomenal learning experience so far. The most surprising thing for me with this internship is that seeing as the company is a startup, there was no particular period for training or adjusting to the system. As…

CFS Experience Exceeds Mariel’s Expectations

Name: Mariel Year: Junior Major(s): Cultural Anthropology and Science in Human Culture Minor(s): Global Health Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Humanities When I started looking for summer opportunities this year, it became clear that I wanted/needed a little more guidance with the internship process. Unlike many Northwestern students, I hadn’t done an internship during the summer yet….