Working Within Two Teams at Goldman Sachs

Name: Cody Gronewold Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Goldman Sachs CFS is a once in a lifetime opportunity where CFS advisors will unlock the Northwestern network to help students get an internship in the field of their choosing. I have been working at Goldman Sachs &…

Growing Versatile Skillsets at a Startup

Name: Joseph Massey Year: Junior Major(s): Economics, History CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Vous Vitamin What I loved most about my job was how dynamic and adaptable it forced me to be every day. Working at a startup requires you to understand and practice a wide range of skills. New challenges pop up very…

Building Technical Skills at a Digital Marketing Consultancy

Name: Austen Wahl Year: Junior Major(s): Economics, Statistics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Arcalea Chicago Field Studies has been a great program that has given me very meaningful work experience. Every day I have learned a lot about client interaction, time management, attentiveness to detail, and many other more technical skills. At Arcalea, a…

Dresner Experience: Learning Through Other Interns

Name: Boyang Zhou Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics, Statistics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Dresner Partners When I began working at Dresner as an investment banking intern, I knew that there would definitely be a steep learning curve. This was my first internship in the industry and I knew little about the tools that the…

Building Financial Models From Scratch

Name: Kris Shuning Yuan Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): RTVF CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Accelerated Growth Advisors My ten-week internship at Accelerated Growth was an enriching experience for me to polish my technical and communications skills in a professional setting. The on-boarding process was informative and smooth for interns, and we were staffed…

Networking through Coffee Chats

Name: Naina Mishra Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Entrepreneurship, Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Goldman Sachs My name is Naina Mishra, and I’m a sophomore studying Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Business Institutions. I was born in Mumbai, and then I lived in Singapore and then Hong Kong before moving to the US…

Invaluable Mentorship Discovered in Investment Banking

Name: Tim Lan Year: Sophomore Major(s): Journalism, Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Jansen Investments Chicago Field Studies has truly been an inspirational experience for me. It has informed my personal growth in all different ways which I would have never experienced by simply taking courses on campus. From a pre-professional perspective, it has…

Learning about the Search Fund Model at Three Pillars Capital

Name: Edward Tao Zhu Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Asian Literature & Culture CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Three Pillars Capital This fall quarter I was interning at Three Pillars Capital, a search fund piloted by an ex-military investment banker. It was interesting to learn about the search fund model, which in essence is…

Developing Relationships at Goldman Sachs

Name: Naveena Sharma Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Computer Science CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Goldman Sachs This fall, I had the pleasure of working as a wealth management intern at Goldman Sachs. I have learned a lot through this internship about markets, asset classes, portfolio management – and the business field studies class…

Favorite Internship Experience: ProTen Realty Group

Name: Connor Loughlin Year: Senior Major(s): Journalism, Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: ProTen Realty Group I had a wonderful time during the CFS program this year as a Market Research Analyst Intern at ProTen Realty Group.  Overall, I would say it was the best and most interesting internship I have had to date. …

Making Tangible Impacts at Accelerated Growth Advisors

Name: Justin Lee Year: Junior Major(s):  Economics Minor(s): Chinese, Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Accelerated Growth Advisors This past quarter was a lot more meaningful than my high hopes could have anticipated. My time at Accelerated Growth Advisors was chalk full of understanding leadership, talented teammates, and great personalities that primed…

Industrial Engineer Tries Work in the Public Sector

Name: Octavio Bruetman Year: Senior Major(s): Industrial Engineering, Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Intersect Illinois An Engineer in a Research RoleI spent the fall interning for Intersect Illinois, the main economic development corporation in Illinois. Along with my internship, I took the CFS Business studies course that explored numerous work dynamics which I…