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…

Dolphin Shows and Discussions through CFS

Name: Renata Szymanski Year: Senior Major: Environmental Science (Policy Track Minor: Legal Studies, Spanish CFS Class: Field Studies in Environment, Science, and Sustainability Employer: Shedd Aquarium As background, I am currently enrolled in the CFS-387 Environment, Science & Sustainability course, and my internship is as a research and evaluation intern at the Shedd Aquarium. In…

A Taste of Professional Life

Name: Riley Mech Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: Legal Studies CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Cook M&A Doing an internship through CFS allows one to gain valuable experience in their desired prospective industry. It greatly complements the quarter system’s fast paced nature and the class associated with your line of work ties it all…

Learning the Ins and Outs of University Publishing

Name: Nerlande Adolphe Year: Senior Major: Legal Studies, English Literature CFS Class: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Northwestern University Press   My internship at Northwestern University Press has been an experience where I have been able to assume several responsibilities that double as learning experiences. I have been able to work on multiple projects…

Cultivating a Love for Law

Name: Maria Fernandez Year: Senior Major: Legal Studies Minor: Political Science CFS Program: Legal Field Studies Employer: Kellie Walters This summer I have had the incredible opportunity to work at the Walters Law Firm in downtown Chicago, and so far it has been such an exciting and rewarding experience. Because I am working with a…

Learning that Size Matters at Saper Law

Name: Bradley Posdal Year: Sophomore Majors: Economics, Legal Studies CFS Program: Legal Field Studies Employer: Saper Law Firm I was initially disappointed in the Legal Field Studies internship offerings under the Chicago Field Studies umbrella. The law firms available for undergraduate CFS interns were not large industry leaders, unlike the consulting and finance companies that partner with Chicago Field Studies….

Learning Law at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

Name: Alex Clemons Year: Senior Major: Legal Studies CFS Program: Legal Services & Law Employer: State’s Attorney’s Office As a undergrad who has managed to graduate a year early, I felt that I needed more work experience under my belt. CFS gave me the opportunity to step out of my comfort zone and gain exposure to all things law. My…

Learning Law at Saper

Name: Ida Duan Year: Senior Major: Economics, Statistics Minor: Legal Studies, Music CFS Program: Legal Field Studies Employer: Saper Law Offices The Legal Field Studies was an unforgettable experiences. Professor Llorente organized class field trips to the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Criminal Court, and law firms that opened our eyes to different paths in the legal career. Through my internship, I…

Building Cases with Kellie Walters of The Walters Law Firm

Name: Elise Year: Junior Majors: Legal Studies, Global Health Studies Minor: Gender and Sexuality Studies CFS Program: Legal Field Studies Employer: The Walters Law Firm Fiery, smart, cool, and compassionate is how I would describe Kellie Walters of The Walters Law Firm. I feel so fortunate to have the opportunity to work as her intern for my CFS experience. I remember…