Wealth Management Internship: Mesirow Financial

Name: Adam Clark Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Transportation and Logistics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Mesirow Financial This quarter I had the opportunity to intern at Mesirow Financial, a midsized financial service firm based in Chicago. Mesirow has 1,000 employees spread across three divisions: investment banking, wealth advisory, and investment management. The firm…

Experiencing Market Volatility at UBS

Name: Alan Chao Year: Sophomore Major(s): Math, Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: UBS Despite my initial interests in other industries, my CFS internship in wealth management provided me with an experience and insights into the financial industry that I greatly value. The markets are experiencing a bout of volatility created by coronavirus that…

Researching at Cook M&A

Name: Sylvia Wang Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics, Statistics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Cook M&A Advisory Services Chicago Field Studies is a great program at Northwestern University. If students participate in this program, they can get credits ranging from 1-4 by studying and interning at firms at the same time. Personally, I found this…

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 &…

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…

Junior Finds Soft Landing After Leap into Finance

Name: Asuka Kosugi Year: Junior Major: Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Chicago Venture Partners My name is Asuka and I’m an international student from Japan, currently a junior majoring in Economics and taking the Kellogg Certificate in Financial Economics at Northwestern. Through the Chicago Field Studies program, I worked full time as an…

Max and NextGen: A Partnership with Huge Returns

Name: Max Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in Business Culture This fall I’ve had the opportunity to intern at NextGen Growth Partners, a lower middle-market private equity firm in downtown Chicago. So far, I’ve really enjoyed my internship experience, learned lots, and made some great connections. In the first few weeks, I have…

Jalil at NextGen Growth Parnters

Name: Jalil Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions CFS Program: Business Field Studies My internship search experience was a very informative experience that developed my preferences in terms of what I want in an employer and an internship experience. Before actually beginning my search for a CFS internship, I was mostly interested in being hired by a big firm…

Joseph at NextGen Growth Partners

Name: Joseph Year: Sophomore Major(s): Industrial Engineering, Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in Business Going into my internship, I expected to be at the bottom of the totem pole without being given that much responsibility. By the second week, it quickly became apparent that interns at my workplace are highly valued and have the opportunities…

Chris Evaluates His Experience In Private Equity

Name: Christopher Year: Senior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): History CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities This quarter I interned at a private equity firm, which was a great learning experience. From the beginning, the CFS advisors made the internship search process easy for me and their help was invaluable. As a senior majoring in economics,…

A Study in Growth: Shivam talks the CFS Workplace-Classroom Connection

Name: Shivam Year: Junior Major(s): Economics, Statistics CFS Concentration: Business Field Studies My name is Shivam Malik, and I interned Mission Measurement Social Capital. My main interest lies in the field of finance and I wanted to gain more exposure in equity research and financial analysis. Interning at MMSC was one of the most rewarding…