A Different Outlook for a Global Health Major

Name: Julia Shenkman Year: Senior Major(s): Anthropology and Global Health CFS Class: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: The Office of Senator Durbin A lot of people take CFS their senior year to get an idea of what they are going to do after undergrad. For me, I have the next year planned out, I’ll…

Learning by Experience: Health Justice in Illinois

Name: Hayley Platt Year: Senior Major: Biology, Global Health Minor: African Studies CFS Class: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: Legal Council for Health Justice For CFS, I’ve been working at the Legal Council for Health Justice (LCHJ) as an intern for the Lead and Early Intervention team. Lead poisoning is a critical issue facing…

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…

Seeking Non-Profit Opportunities with Y.O.U.

Name: Marisa DiPaolo Year: Senior Majors: Gender & Sexuality Studies Minors: Global Health, Spanish CFS Program: Field Studies in Social Studies Employer: Youth and Opportunity United My internship at Youth and Opportunity United has afforded me countless opportunities to develop my skillset and prepared me a great deal for my job search today, as a graduating senior. Being an intern, especially…

Developing a Dynamic Skillset at EverThrive

Name: Jackie Maloney Year: Senior Majors: Psychology, Global Health CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: EverThrive This past winter quarter, I have been interning at EverThrive, a maternal child health policy organization. It has been an amazing experience and has influenced what I want to do after graduation this spring. So far, I have gotten full exposure to…

Calling a Last-Minute Audible with Arcalea

Name: Chloe Gardner Year: Senior Major: Political Science Minors: Art History, Global Health CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Arcalea From the outset of my CFS internship search experience, I had a clearly outlined plan. I had identified one single company for whom I desperately wanted to work, and I had a vision of how my future would and should play…

CFS Experience Exceeds Mariel’s Expectations

Name: Mariel Year: Junior Major(s): Cultural Anthropology and Science in Human Culture Minor(s): Global Health Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Humanities When I started looking for summer opportunities this year, it became clear that I wanted/needed a little more guidance with the internship process. Unlike many Northwestern students, I hadn’t done an internship during the summer yet….

Yue Wen at Cures Within Reach

Name: Yue Wen Year: Senior Major(s): Biological Sciences Minor(s): Global Health & Chemistry CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Musings from the Coffee Corner When I began my CFS internship search, I was looking to somehow integrate all my academic backgrounds and tie in my future career plans. Being a global health minor, I knew that…

CFS Advisors Help Ashleigh Navigate the Internship Process

Name: Ashleigh Year: Junior Major(s): Statistics Minor(s): Global Health CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities My CFS experience has been nothing but positive from the very beginning. Finding and securing an internship can be a very intimidating experience for many students but with CFS, the process is more manageable. One of the most helpful…

Julia Embraces Public Health

Name: Julia Year: Senior Major(s): Psychology Minor(s): Global Health CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Just as one would imagine, entering senior year without having any internship experience in the healthcare industry worried me that I was running out of time to get this so called “exposure” to the field. However, after learning about…

Nicole Discovers New Interests: Public Health and Its Impact

Name: Nicole Year: Sophomore Major: Psychology Minor: Global Health CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health This spring, I have been working as an intern at the Fenix Family Health Center. The Fenix Family Health Center is a non-profit, primary care center focused on providing high quality, low-cost health care to low-income Latino/a immigrants and…