Joining a New Family Through a Summer in Venture Capital

Name: Louisa Oreskes Year: Senior Major: History Minor: Creative Writing CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Listen Ventures Working at Listen Ventures this summer has been an incredibly enriching experience. First, a little about where I work: Listen is a brand focused venture capital firm located in Chicago, Illinois. Listen backs and builds the brands of tomorrow…

A Dynamic M&A Summer Experience

Name: Shloka Shetty Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: History CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: CDI Global My summer CFS experience has been valuable in several different ways. Foremost, my internship at CDI Global, an M&A advisory firm, has been a great learning experience primarily because my supervisor, the Managing Director for the North America division,…

Preparing for Finance with NextGen

Name: Ronald Kim Year: Sophomore Majors: Economics, History Minor: Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer: NextGen Growth Partners Participating in the Chicago Field Studies program has been an extremely rewarding and valuable experience – both professionally and personally. Having been interested in a career in finance, interning at NextGen Growth Partners was a perfect fit. I’ve…

Highlighting the Flexibility of CFS at Saper Law

Name: Blai Year: Junior Major: History CFS Program: Field Studies in Social Justice Employer: Saper Law   My search for an internship was focused on law firms in Chicago. I interviewed with 4 great firms and it was hard to choose one to intern with. My internship has been great so far. I’ve been doing very varied work. This includes…

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,…

Christopher Explores the Non-Profit World

Name: Christopher Year: Senior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): History CFS Program: Field Studies in Business Culture Participating in CFS this quarter has been an overwhelmingly positive experience. From the beginning, the CFS staff has helped me look for different internship opportunities and supported me every step of the way. This quarter I interned for the nonprofit…

Eric Gains Real-World Medical Experience

Name: Eric Year: Junior Major(s): Biology Minor(s): History CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health I am so glad that I have found an internship that I love through Chicago Field Studies. As a premedical student, I wanted to get more direct exposure to healthcare and understand what makes for a good healthcare provider-patient interaction….

Jane’s Delightful Spring Internship

Name: Jane Year: Junior Major: Anthropology Minor: History CFS Program: Field Studies in Civic Engagement When I originally decided to participate in CFS full time I had no idea how much joy it would bring me. I wanted a break from classes, to see the city in a new light and of course to gain…

Rebecca Finds Her Path at Mission Measurement

Name: Rebecca Year: Senior Major: History; International Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Civic Engagement I decided to pursue an internship through CFS as a senior because I wanted the chance to gain more experience in the social impact field before I transitioned from school to a full-time career. I was especially keen on interning…

Kayla Shares Her Internship Experience at 826CHI

Name: Kayla Year: Senior Major: History Minor: Gender Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities   I remember discovering 826CHI, a creative writing and tutoring center in Wicker Park, while scouring the web for internship opportunities this past June and thinking to myself, “That is my dream job.” Now, four months later, I’m interning there through Chicago Field Studies…

Jessica on Week 5 of her Winter 2014 Internship

Name: Jessica Senior Major: History Minor: Sociology CFS Program: Field Studies in Social Justice This winter, I am working at Intuit: The Center for Outsider and Folk Art as a development intern. I have absolutely loved this opportunity and am learning a lot about the role of fundraising and grant writing in the world of…