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…

Sherry at Nielsen

Name: Sherry Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Psychology CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities I really love my CFS experience! My CFS career advisor is super nice and helped me identify several firms that I was interested in. After multiple rounds of interviews, I chose Nielsen because it is a nice blend between data…

Melissa Gains Experience in the Healthcare Industry

Name: Melissa Year: Senior Major(s): Biological Sciences CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health This quarter was my first time participating in Chicago Field Studies and it has been an incredibly rewarding journey. I was nervous about finding an internship that would match my interests, but my CFS advisor was with me through each step…

Mary Ann Explores Theatre Productions

Name: Mary Ann Year: Senior Major(s): RTVF CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Working for Writers Theatre has been a great experience in my life. I have always been interested in theatre and really wanted to see how a theatre operated. Writers Theatre was the perfect place because they focus so much on character…

Kelly’s Favorite Quarter at Northwestern

Name: Kelly Year: Junior Major(s): Journalism Minor(s): Asian American Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Civic Engagement This past quarter has been my favorite quarter at Northwestern so far, and it’s all thanks to CFS and my internship. Not only am I learning a lot in my internship at AAAJ|C, but the weekly seminar has…

CFS for Everyone: Exchange Student Mariana Interns at Nielsen

Name: Mariana Year: Senior Major(s): Social Sciences Minor(s): Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace As an exchange student from Sciences Po Paris, I had already heard about CFS even before applying for my year abroad at Northwestern University. Many exchange students from Sciences Po have participated in it in the past and…

Eric on His Influential Healthcare Experience

Name: Eric Year: Senior Major(s): Biology CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health My quarter at CFS thus far has been an amazing experience. To start, my internship at a physical rehabilitation center has given me profound insight into what it means to provide great patient care and customer service in a medical setting. This…

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,…

Amanda at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Name: Amanda Year: Senior Major(s): Sociology Minor(s): Legal Studies CFS Program: Legal Field Studies Participating in Chicago Field Studies this quarter has been an amazing experience. Having to look for the right internship was made so easy with the help of my CFS advisor. This quarter I am interning at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant…

Alexis Furthers Her Experience in Healthcare

Name: Alexis Year: Senior Major(s): Neuroscience CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health CFS allows you the chance to participate in an internship, discuss your experiences with your classmates, and learn about the internship experiences of your classmates, which is an incredibly unique opportunity in itself. Not only is the structure of the organization unique…