Daniel on Week 9 of his Fall 2013 Internship

Name: Jianan (Daniel) Junior Major: Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Chicago Field Studies has definitely been a tremendous experience – one that I would consider to be one of the highlights of my experiences at Northwestern. Going into the internship, I had no idea what to expect because the firm I’m…

Vera on Week 8 of her Fall 2013 Internship

Name: Xingyu (Vera) Senior Major: Economics Minor: Business Institutions CFS Program: Business Field Studies My internship at Blue Cross Blue Shield has been an inspiring experience. The manager gives me the responsibility to work on a project that makes substantial impact on increasing company efficiency. One assignment that I did focused on system prompt consolidation….

Rex on Week 8 of his Fall 2013 Internship

Name: Rex Junior Major: Biological Sciences Minor: Sociological Research CFS Program: Field Studies in Civic Engagement   The word “life-changing” is thrown around a whole lot, but I really can’t use any other word to describe my internship this quarter. This may be because I am dealing with actual human lives — Never before this…

Jennifer on Week 7 of her Fall 2013 Internship

Name: Jennifer Senior Major: Psychology CFS Program: Field Studies in Civic Engagement I’m interning at Sarah’s Circle, a non-profit dedicated to empowering women who are homeless. So far, I have been fortunate enough to get to know clients on a personal level, while also developing a deeper awareness of the social problems tied to their…

Shawn on Week 7 of his Fall 2013 Internship

Name: Shawn (Seungyup) Junior Major: Economics & Mathematics CFS Program: Business Field Studies I am spending my most exciting quarter at Northwestern with Chicago Field Studies. When I was admitted to the program in April 2013, I had to go through the process of thoughtfully screening the right company that I would enjoy working for…

Cree on Week 6 of her Fall 2013 Internship

Name: Cree Senior Major: Political Science CFS Program: Field Studies in Humanities This quarter, I have decided to intern at Margie Korshak Inc. I am a fashion, hospitality, and restaurant public relations and marketing intern. My passion for the fashion and entertainment industry and desire to be exposed to marketing led me to choose this…

Claire on Week 6 of her Fall 2013 Internship

Name: Claire Senior Major: Spanish Minor: Global Health CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health When I started my internship at Heartland Alliance‚Äôs Refugee and Immigrant Community Services, I immediately knew it was the right place for me. The staff greeted me warmly and everyone was genuinely interested in getting to know me and my…

Daniel on Week 6 of his Fall 2013 Internship

Name: Daniel Senior Major: Industrial Engineering CFS Program: Business Field Studies My time at Blue Canyon Partners has been an enlightening one and the Chicago Field Studies program acts as a complement to my internship experience. On my first day at Blue Canyon, I had no clue what “consulting” was or how to navigate the…

Jessica on Week 5 of her Fall 2013 Internship

Name: Jessica Senior Major: History Minor: Sociology CFS Program: Field Studies in Humanities This quarter I am working with YouthMuse, an amazing organization that helps museums and zoos create programs that engage teens and young adults. This experience has been an amazing introduction to a field that I hope to pursue after graduation. In this…