Increasing International Awareness at C.C.G.A.

Name: Carina Kaplan Year: Junior Majors: Political Science, International Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Social Justice Employer: Chicago Council on Global Affairs This spring I have had the opportunity to be a Corporate Relations intern for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is a nonpartisan membership organization that provides information and insight into…

Figuring Out the Future at Blake Horwitz Law Firm

Name: Naomi Ostrander Year: Senior Majors: Political Science, International Studies, Global Health Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Social Justice Employer: Blake Horwitz Law Firm Coming into CFS, I only had a vague idea of what it was like to be a lawyer. Now, after eight weeks of working at the Blake Horwitz Law Firm I can confidently say I…

Victoria interns at Kinzie Capital Partners

Name: Victoria Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics, Political Science, International Studies CFS Program: Business Field Studies My internship experience at Kinzie Capital Partners, a start-up private equity firm in Chicago, has thoroughly exceeded my expectations. Coming from a social science background, I was very anxious to start learning the practical basics of business in the real world. CFS helped…

Victor learns new skills at his CFS internship

Name: Victor Year: Junior Major(s): Economics, International Studies CFS Program: Business Field Studies The best part of the internship has definitely been the working environment. The first week my desk was positioned in one of the newly opened office areas, so there weren’t many people near me. Even though they were all in software solutions, they introduced themselves…

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…

Victor’s Learning Experience

Name: Victor Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): International Studies, Business Institutions Program CFS Concentration: Business Field Studies My name is Victor, I am a junior currently interning at Nielsen Perishable Groups. While this isn’t the first internship I’ve had, it has certainly been one of the most rewarding experiences I have had in the workplace…

Victoria On Her Experience With CFS

Name: Victoria Year: Junior Major/Minor(s): Psychology/BIP, International Studies CFS Concentration: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace When I enter a classroom, I am eager to learn not only the content of what my professor has to share, but also the method of teaching and sharing he or she chooses to use. I think the classroom…

Meet CFS Alum: Moira

Name: Moira Class of 2013 Major: History Minor: International Studies CFS Program: Business Field Studies The program was great — I was able to learn a lot of new things through the BFS class and then apply what I learned in my respective internships and beyond into my professional future. The articles were very interesting…

Meet CFS Alum: Ala

Name: Ala Class of 2013 Major: Economics & International Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Humanities CFS has created a space at Northwestern for students to apply the immense amount of knowledge from the classroom to fields that they hope to enter upon graduation. With a staff team providing professional support and a class of…

Meet CFS Alum: Yoona

Name: Yoona Class of 2013 Major: Political Science & International Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Humanities  CFS helped me not only build great connections in the Chicagoland area for professional purposes, but I’ve also found personal mentors who I can reach out to about anything. Additionally, the CFS class has definitely challenged me to…