A Quarter in M&A…with more to come!

Name: Siddharth Panandiker Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: Mathematics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Blaige & Co. LLC This summer I completed an internship with Blaige & Company, a boutique investment bank that specializes in sell-side M&A in the plastics, packaging and chemicals industries. During this internship, I gained truly valuable exposure to the…

A Summer of Legal Consulting

Name: Soren Rossi Year: Junior Major:Economics Minor: Political Science and Business Institutions JCFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: HBR Consulting This quarter, I am interning at HBR Consulting, HBR is a consulting firm focused on sourcing and managerial consulting for law firms. The company also provides software solutions and information governance implementation as secondary services…

Living his Best Life at Live Nation

Name: Andrew Scherl Year: Junior Major: Radio/Television/Film Minor: Legal Studies CFS Class: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer: Live Nation Live Nation has been a great experience and an amazing insight into the music industry specifically in concerts and events. I never knew how much work is put into a concert and the promotion…

Diversifying Skillset at Nousat

Name: Vanessa Tang Year: Senior Major: Neuroscience Minor: Science in Human Culture CFS Class: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: Nousot For CFS, I am a machine learning engineering intern at Nousot, a company that automates modeling and builds predictive and descriptive models. Much of my work deals with building and analyzing predictive models to…

An Internship that MATTERs

Name: Morgan Harlan Year: Senior Major: Economics Minor: Business Institutions CFS Class: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: MATTER This quarter, I am an intern at MATTER which is a healthcare startup incubator. MATTER offers memberships to Chicago-area startups that are seeking funding, aiming to scale their business, and further develop their ideas. As a…

Physics Majors in the Finance Sector?

Name: Jason Chandra Year: Sophomore Major(s): Physics and Economics Minor: Energy (ISEN) Certificate CFS Class: Field Studies in Environment, Science, and Sustainability Employer: Milliman FRM (Financial Risk Management) Interning at Milliman, Financial Risk Management is unarguably, the most valuable learning experience of my life. As an sophomore double majoring in Physics and Economics, I did not…

Christian Interns at Catholic Film Production Company

Name: Christian Year: Sophomore Major(s): Journalism Minor(s): Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Spirit Juice Studios I write this post from my car (parked, of course) after completing my fourth exciting and enriching week interning for Spirit Juice Studios, a top Catholic film production company and an absolute dream internship for me. In complete honesty, the realization…

Siddhant at Blue Canyon Partners

Name: Siddhant Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Mathematics, Business Institutions Program CFS Program: Business Field Studies The Delicate Balance Between Work and Life I have been working at Blue Canyon Partners, Inc. – a B2B management consulting firm – for 5 weeks now and I feel that I have learnt more in these past few weeks compared to the…

Jane at the Field Museum

Name: Jane Year: Senior Major(s): Cultural Anthropology Minor(s):  CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities During my freshman year at Northwestern, I decided to take a special topics Anthropology course on site at the Field Museum. Even during high school I knew I wanted to have a career in the world of museums, but this class was the…

Claudia at Atlantex Instruments

Name: Claudia Year: Senior Major(s): Communication Studies Minor(s): Legal Studies, Political Science CFS Program: Field Studies in Business Culture This quarter I am interning at a small consulting firm called Atlantex Instruments, LLC. I am in charge of marketing for the company, and so far I have enjoyed my internship a lot. I have a…

Erica at Openlands

Name: Erica Year: Junior Major(s): Radio/Television/Film Minor(s): Environmental Policy & Culture CFS Program: Field Studies in Environment, Science and Sustainability I was first attracted to the idea of participating in Chicago Field Studies midway through my sophomore year–credit and an internship? Why wouldn’t I want to participate in that! As I got farther into my…

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…