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…

Experiencing Practical Learning

Name: Samson Wang Year: Junior Major: Asian Languages & Cultures Minors: Business Institutions, Integrated Marketing Communications CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Tangiblee Working at Tangiblee is a learning process day-in and day-out. An eCommerce software as a service (SAAS) company, Tangiblee addresses a key consumer pain-point in the world of online shopping: lack of…

Spending the Summer at a Search Fund

Name: Roman Sekej Year: Sophomore Major: Economics Minors: Transportation & Logistics, Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: NextGen Growth Advisors This summer I decided to stay in Chicago and get some experience in the finance industry. I interned at NextGen Growth advisors, which is a search fund private equity firm. I…

Making Space for Small Businesses

Name: Sofia Babenkova Year: Senior Majors: Economics, Russian and Eastern European Studies Minor: Business Institutions CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Level Office Level Office is a real-estate company that provides coworking spaces for startups and small companies. It is a startup itself, opening its first doors in Chicago in 2013. 5 years later there are…