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…

Collaborating with the COO of a Startup

Name: Nicholas Lim Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Vous Vitamin CFS was a phenomenal opportunity for me to polish my professional skills and become more familiar with the working world over the course of a quarter while also giving me a much-needed break from a traditional…

First CFS Intern at Green Courte Partners

Name: Kaloyan Valchev Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Green Courte Partners We all have a couple of friends who ace all of their exams, hold leadership roles in a bunch of clubs, and land Investment Banking internships in the middle of their sophomore year.  You don’t…

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…

Christopher Gets Hands-On Experience in Investment Banking

Name: Christopher Becker Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics and Mathematics Minor: Business Institutions and Latin CFS Class: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Dresner Partners This quarter, I am interning at Dresner Partners, a boutique investment bank in Chicago that primarily handles sell-side transactions of middle market firms in the industrial, consumer, and healthcare industries. When…

Aneesha Invested her Quarter in Investment Banking

Name: Aneesha Pidara Year: Sophomore Major: Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions, Computer Science CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Piper Jaffray This winter I have been grateful to learn about investment banking through my internship at Piper Jaffray. I really enjoyed diving into Debt Capital Markets and understanding what it means to invest in debt. In…

Sports and Events at KemperLesnik

Name: Cody Link Year: Junior Major: Communication Studies Minor: Business Institutions CFS Class: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer: KemperLesnik I am currently enrolled in the CFS Modern Workplace course, and my internship is as a Sports/Events intern at KemperLesnik. KemperLesnik is a company that does public relations, sports marketing, event marketing, content marketing,…

An Internship that MATTERs

Name: Morgan Harlan Year: Senior Major: Economics Minor: Business Institutions CFS Class: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: MATTER This quarter, I am an intern at MATTER which is a healthcare startup incubator. MATTER offers memberships to Chicago-area startups that are seeking funding, aiming to scale their business, and further develop their ideas. As a…

Experiencing Private Wealth Management

Name: Samantha Krill Year: Senior Major: Economics Minor: Business Instutitions CFS Class: Field Studies in Business Culture Employer: Morgan Stanley   My name is Samantha Krill, I am a senior Economics major interning at Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley is a leading global investment bank and I am interning in their Private Wealth Management division. Private…

New Perspectives on Business Culture

Name: Erica Kosches Year: Senior Major: Economics Minor: Business Institutions CFS Class: Field Studies in Business Culture Employer: Goldman Sachs Throughout my undergraduate career I have had the opportunity to intern at a variety of different companies. However, my CFS experience has given me a new perspective. While interning at Goldman Sachs throughout the week, I am enrolled in “Business…