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…

A Summer of Legal Consulting

Name: Soren Rossi Year: Junior Major:Economics Minor: Political Science and Business Institutions JCFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: HBR Consulting This quarter, I am interning at HBR Consulting, HBR is a consulting firm focused on sourcing and managerial consulting for law firms. The company also provides software solutions and information governance implementation as secondary services…

A Satisfying Internship at Goldman Sachs

Name: Jeff Hirsh Year: Sophomore Major: Economics Minor: BIP CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Goldman Sachs I work in the Private Wealth Management Division of Goldman Sachs. The thing to be aware of is that, while there are four interns at GS, each person gets a different experience based on the team(s) they are…

The First Intern for MT Holdings Shares his Experience

Name: Trent Goens Year: Senior Major: Economics Minor: BIP CFS Class: Field Studies in Business Culture Employer: MT Holdings To give some context, MT Holdings is a private equity backed holding company that was started in mid 2017. They are buyers of servicing companies across the country that work on commercial units of HVAC, refrigeration,…

Excelling at Excel with the Help of Employers

Name: Andrew McLeod Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: BIP CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Shore Capital Partners Through CFS, I was fortunate enough to intern at Shore Capital Partners during my winter quarter. I had no idea what to expect but was excited to learn more about the industry of private equity. During our…

Working in Corporate Strategy with Shiftgig

Name: Oliver Hu Year: Sophomore Majors: Economics, Statistics Minor: Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer:  Shiftgig This spring, I’ve had the opportunity to intern at Shiftgig, a tech staffing platform as a Corporate Strategy Intern. As an economics and statistics major, I wanted to find an internship that would allow me to apply the theoretical…

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…

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…

Yav Begins His Career in Finance

Name: Yav Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions Program CFS Program: Field Studies in Business Culture Having the opportunity to be a part of CFS and to intern as an investment banking analyst has been an invaluable experience for me. From the very beginning of the internship search process where former CFS alumni helped…