Experiencing Significant Milestones within a PE Firm

Name: Elijah Flomen Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: Business Institutions CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Kinzie Capital Partners This summer, I had the opportunity of interning at Kinzie Capital Partners, a start-up private equity fund specializing in lower middle market, retail and manufacturing companies. Kinzie is a fairly small team, only making up around six full-time…

Marketing Intern Faces Unexpected Challenges During Summer

Name: Humna Saad Year: Junior Major: Economics and Political Science Minor: Asian Studies CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Novel Coworking Before stepping into my internship, I had no idea what to expect in terms of the work I’ll be doing, how my supervisor would be and how my relationship with my co-interns would develop. This summer I…

M&A Intern Benefits from Dedicated Supervisor

Name: Saksham Goel Year: Junior Major: MMSS and Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: CDI Global This summer I have been interning at CDI Global, a mergers and acquisitions firm that focuses mainly on middle markets. This internship opportunity stuck out to me because of the high level of personal attention and mentoring provided at…

Rising Junior finds Success and Flexibility while Interning at Search Fund

Name: Derek Smith Year: Junior Major: Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Torchpass Management This summer quarter I am interning at Torchpass Management, a Chicago-based search fund operated by Kellogg alumnus Russ Johnston. Search funds are a little-known version of private equity whereby investors provide entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners the money to acquire and operate a…

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,…

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…

Sports and Events at KemperLesnik

Name: Cody Link Year: Junior Major: Communication Studies Minor: Business Institutions CFS Class: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer: KemperLesnik I am currently enrolled in the CFS Modern Workplace course, and my internship is as a Sports/Events intern at KemperLesnik. KemperLesnik is a company that does public relations, sports marketing, event marketing, content marketing,…

Learning about Consulting at Blue Canyon

Name: Peter Bartlome Year: Junior Major(s): Economics and Statistics CFS Class: Field Studies in Modern Workplace Employer: Blue Canyon Partners This quarter I’ve been interning at Blue Canyon Partners, a management consulting firm that provides Fortune 500 business-to-business executives and private equity firms strategic direction on how to drive profitable growth. I chose this internship…

Excelling at Excel with the Help of Employers

Name: Andrew McLeod Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: BIP CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Shore Capital Partners Through CFS, I was fortunate enough to intern at Shore Capital Partners during my winter quarter. I had no idea what to expect but was excited to learn more about the industry of private equity. During our…