Senior Experiences Growth Through Recruitment and Consulting Internship

Name: Chrystelle Doueihy Year: Senior Major: Industrial Engineering Minor: Computer Science and Kellogg Certificate in Managerial Analytics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: HBR Consulting I participated in the CFS program during the Summer quarter after my Junior year. It was a great experience in many different ways, and I encourage anyone who has the chance to participate…

Diving Into Healthcare

Name: Michael Schwartz Year: Junior Major: MMSS and Psychology CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: AVIA In my CFS experience I worked with AVIA, a growing healthcare consultancy and member network firm. Going in with an interest in consulting but no experience in healthcare, I was unsure what to expect, but fast forward to today and…

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…

Pursuing a Career in Consulting

Name: Ashley Wei Year: Sophomore Majors: Economics, Statistics CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: HBR Consulting This summer I interned at HBR Consulting, a mid-size consulting company whose major clients come from the legal industry. I chose this internship because I want to learn more about consulting and work in a relatively larger office setting to…

Learning Under Fire

Name: Dan Finnegan Year: Junior Majors: Mathematics, Economics CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Nousot Something I was warned about early on in my interview was the need to be able to learn under fire. I was told stories of new employees being put on daunting challenges in coding to try to learn quickly simply…

Blending Consulting with Social Justice

Name: Brian Haining Year: Senior Major: Organization Behavior Minor: Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in Social Justice Employer: HBR Consulting This summer I interned with HBR consulting, a legal operations consulting firm. This firm structures their internship in a way that grants exposure to a variety of their business units; I began in their Strategic Sourcing…

Learning in the Workplace

Name: Nathan Weston Year: Sophomore Majors: Neuroscience Minor: Economics CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Healthbox I am currently interning at the healthcare consulting firm Healthbox, doing both projects for their consulting team and research for their micro-fund team. I really enjoy being in the workplace; there’s a lot you simply have to experience and cannot…

Conserving the Environment at Foresight

Name: Sarah Walwema Year: Senior Major: Environmental Science Minor: German CFS Program: Field Studies in Environment, Science, and Sustainability Employer: Foresight Design Initiative Before I had this opportunity with Foresight, I had never before worked in an office environment long-term. I have always been passionate about the environment and had only worked on the conservation and ecological side of environmentalism before…

Reflecting on the Uniqueness of CFS

Name: Storm McLaughlin Year: Junior Major: Industrial Engineering Minor: Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: HBR Consulting My CFS experience has been a rewarding one for a multitude of reasons, most notably my internship experience, my in-class experience, and my guidance from CFS employees/professors. Over the course of my college career, I have had multiple internships, in…

Finding a Work-Life Balance at Mission Measurement

Name: Christelle Fayemi Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: Business Institutions, Environmental Policy and Culture CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Mission Measurement As recently as the beginning of junior year, I thought all work weeks were 40 hours long, with the occasional overtime. My mother is a consultant, and growing up I have seen her stay up late or wake up…

Gaining Experience in Healthcare Consulting

Name: Monica Garcia Year: Junior Majors: Economics, Global Health CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Employer:  Healthbox This spring, I have had the opportunity to intern at Healthbox, an innovation consulting and fund management firm in Chicago. As an economics and global health major, I wanted to intern with Healthbox to gain real world exposure on what it…

Getting Involved at HBR Consulting

Name: Audrey Wu Year: Sophomore Majors: Civil Engineering, Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer:  HBR Consulting In my fourth week at HBR Consulting, I feel like I have already learnt so much. Although the pace of work in the first week was slow and consisted of mostly administrative work and onboarding with the team, things…