Exploring Sales and Marketing at Successful Startup

Name: Cindy Liang Year: Junior Major(s): Communication Studies, Psychology CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: SpotHero CFS has been a great experience overall, even though the 9 to 5 can become mundane at times. Having an internship taught me a lot about life after college, and I gained a better understanding of what it means…

Junior Finds Soft Landing After Leap into Finance

Name: Asuka Kosugi Year: Junior Major: Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Chicago Venture Partners My name is Asuka and I’m an international student from Japan, currently a junior majoring in Economics and taking the Kellogg Certificate in Financial Economics at Northwestern. Through the Chicago Field Studies program, I worked full time as an…

Senior Discovers Passion at CFS Internship

Name: Jimmy Kellock Year: Senior Major: Economics & Learning and Organizational Change Minor: Psychology CFS Class: Humanities Employer: Healthbox This past fall, I realized I could fulfill my final distribution requirement through CFS’ Humanities class and a part-time internship. Given my indecision about post-graduate life, I thought this was a perfect opportunity for me to…

A Nudge to Network in Business Field Studies

Name: Ryan Farley Year: Junior Major: Environmental Science Minor: Economics and ISEN Certificate CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Feeding America I was a Human Resources intern with Feeding America, the fourth largest non-profit in the country, for 12 weeks during my summer CFS course. With this internship, I took the CFS Business studies course…

McCormick Student Researches Niche Industries during Internship

Name: Can Divitoglu Year: Senior Major: Industrial Engineering Minor: Computer Science CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Torchpass Management This summer, I interned at Torchpass Management, a small search fund company. My job consisted finding potential targets to acquire every week in niche industries. The Company has the goal to acquire one company and run…

Experiencing Significant Milestones within a PE Firm

Name: Elijah Flomen Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: Business Institutions CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Kinzie Capital Partners This summer, I had the opportunity of interning at Kinzie Capital Partners, a start-up private equity fund specializing in lower middle market, retail and manufacturing companies. Kinzie is a fairly small team, only making up around six full-time…

Marketing Intern Faces Unexpected Challenges During Summer

Name: Humna Saad Year: Junior Major: Economics and Political Science Minor: Asian Studies CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Novel Coworking Before stepping into my internship, I had no idea what to expect in terms of the work I’ll be doing, how my supervisor would be and how my relationship with my co-interns would develop. This summer I…

Blogging to Inform the Public About E-Commerce

Name: Lucas Conrad Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: Political Science CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Tangiblee I’ve spent this summer working at Tangiblee, a small software company that provides a product visualization service for e-commerce retailers.  Throughout my time at the company I have learned a significant amount about the business to business (B2B) software world…

M&A Intern Benefits from Dedicated Supervisor

Name: Saksham Goel Year: Junior Major: MMSS and Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: CDI Global This summer I have been interning at CDI Global, a mergers and acquisitions firm that focuses mainly on middle markets. This internship opportunity stuck out to me because of the high level of personal attention and mentoring provided at…

Joining a New Family Through a Summer in Venture Capital

Name: Louisa Oreskes Year: Senior Major: History Minor: Creative Writing CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Listen Ventures Working at Listen Ventures this summer has been an incredibly enriching experience. First, a little about where I work: Listen is a brand focused venture capital firm located in Chicago, Illinois. Listen backs and builds the brands of tomorrow…

Rising Junior finds Success and Flexibility while Interning at Search Fund

Name: Derek Smith Year: Junior Major: Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Torchpass Management This summer quarter I am interning at Torchpass Management, a Chicago-based search fund operated by Kellogg alumnus Russ Johnston. Search funds are a little-known version of private equity whereby investors provide entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners the money to acquire and operate a…

A Dynamic M&A Summer Experience

Name: Shloka Shetty Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: History CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: CDI Global My summer CFS experience has been valuable in several different ways. Foremost, my internship at CDI Global, an M&A advisory firm, has been a great learning experience primarily because my supervisor, the Managing Director for the North America division,…