Having a Competitive Edge through CFS

Name: Drew DiSerio Year: Junior Major(s): Economics, History Minor(s): Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: NextGen Growth Partners For my CFS blog I wanted to discuss how unique an opportunity CFS business studies provides while offering course credit. Going into summer internship recruiting, a CFS background is an unparalleled advantage and resume…

Junior Gains Confidence Through CFS Experience

Name: Alexander Oelsner Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Summit Trail Advisors CFS has been a great experience, and I think everyone should take advantage of the resources and opportunities provided. I went into the winter quarter having little idea what career path I wanted to take,…

Working Within Two Teams at Goldman Sachs

Name: Cody Gronewold Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Goldman Sachs CFS is a once in a lifetime opportunity where CFS advisors will unlock the Northwestern network to help students get an internship in the field of their choosing. I have been working at Goldman Sachs &…

Developing Relationships at Goldman Sachs

Name: Naveena Sharma Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Computer Science CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Goldman Sachs This fall, I had the pleasure of working as a wealth management intern at Goldman Sachs. I have learned a lot through this internship about markets, asset classes, portfolio management – and the business field studies class…

Making Tangible Impacts at Accelerated Growth Advisors

Name: Justin Lee Year: Junior Major(s):  Economics Minor(s): Chinese, Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Accelerated Growth Advisors This past quarter was a lot more meaningful than my high hopes could have anticipated. My time at Accelerated Growth Advisors was chalk full of understanding leadership, talented teammates, and great personalities that primed…

Collaborating with the COO of a Startup

Name: Nicholas Lim Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Vous Vitamin CFS was a phenomenal opportunity for me to polish my professional skills and become more familiar with the working world over the course of a quarter while also giving me a much-needed break from a traditional…

First CFS Intern at Green Courte Partners

Name: Kaloyan Valchev Year: Junior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions Program CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Green Courte Partners We all have a couple of friends who ace all of their exams, hold leadership roles in a bunch of clubs, and land Investment Banking internships in the middle of their sophomore year.  You don’t…

Building Business Acumen at a Strategy Consulting Firm

Name: Eric Moerschel Year: Junior Major(s): Economics, English CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Blue Canyon Partners My CFS experience was defined by new experiences, a dynamic workplace, and intellectually stimulating discussions. Upon entering the CFS program in the spring of 2019, I was unsure of how my career path would look. I considered banking,…

Exploring Sales and Marketing at Successful Startup

Name: Cindy Liang Year: Junior Major(s): Communication Studies, Psychology CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: SpotHero CFS has been a great experience overall, even though the 9 to 5 can become mundane at times. Having an internship taught me a lot about life after college, and I gained a better understanding of what it means…

Junior Finds Soft Landing After Leap into Finance

Name: Asuka Kosugi Year: Junior Major: Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Chicago Venture Partners My name is Asuka and I’m an international student from Japan, currently a junior majoring in Economics and taking the Kellogg Certificate in Financial Economics at Northwestern. Through the Chicago Field Studies program, I worked full time as an…

A Nudge to Network in Business Field Studies

Name: Ryan Farley Year: Junior Major: Environmental Science Minor: Economics and ISEN Certificate CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Feeding America I was a Human Resources intern with Feeding America, the fourth largest non-profit in the country, for 12 weeks during my summer CFS course. With this internship, I took the CFS Business studies course…

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…