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…

Sungwan On His Experience With Ramirez & Co.

Name: Sungwan Year: Sophomore Major(s): Mathematics/Economics CFS Concentration: Business Field Studies My internship search was excruciating at the beginning because I did not hear back from any firm at the beginning, even after applying to more than 40 different companies. Karen has worked especially hard for us this quarter, and I thank her a lot…

Featured Alum: Joanna Tang

Name: Joanna Tang CFS Concentration & Year: Business Field Studies (2010) Internship: Goldman Sachs Asset Management Major(s): Political Science and Economics Graduation Year: 2011 Current Position: Strategy and Sales Operations Manager – Signpost Describe your CFS internship and how it helped you either in interviews, job opportunities or graduate school applications? My internship at Goldman…

Featured Alum: Miles Howell

Name: Miles Howell CFS Concentration & Year: Business Field Studies (Winter 2011) Internship: Public Finance Investment Banking Intern, Loop Capital Markets Major: Economics Graduation Year: 2012 Current Position: Business Analyst – Ad Ops, Advertising.com Describe your CFS experience The CFS program guided me along every step of the internship search process, helping me build my…

Featured Alum: Anthony Koval

Name: Anthony Koval CFS Concentration/Year: Business Field Studies 2008 Internship: Smith Barney Major /Minor: B.A., Economics/Business Institutions Graduation Year: 2010 Current Position: Advisor, CVS Caremark Describe your CFS internship and how it helped you either in interviews, job opportunities or graduate school applications? I interned at Smith Barney, working on a Private Wealth Management team. Some of the projects…

Featured Alum: Kiran Pookote

Name: Kiran Pookote CFS Concentration & Year:  BFS, 2009 Internship: Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Major /Minor: Economics Major, Math and Religious Studies Minors, Certificate in Financial Economics from Kellogg Graduation Year: 2011 Current Position: Civic Consulting Alliance Fellow Describe your CFS internship and how it helped you either in interviews, job opportunities or graduate school applications? My CFS…

Current CFS Student Stephanie Discusses Her Overall Experience

Name: Stephanie Sophomore Major: Industrial Engineering CFS Concentration: Business Field Studies I remember listening to my friends talk about how CFS was such an amazing experience and me thinking to myself that I’ll one day consider joining the CFS program in hopes of having a similarly great experience. Well, the chance to be a part…