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…

Interning During a Major Company Reorganization

Name: Emily McHugh Year: Sophomore Major: Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Brinks Home Security This quarter I interned at Brinks Home Security. My job consisted of analyzing data, which basically meant I was working with Excel to create different reports for the company on a daily basis. One thing that happened this summer…

Learning Workplace Skills at Nielsen

Name: Jackson Year: Junior Major(s): Psychology Minor(s): Business Institutions CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Nielsen Chicago Field Studies is an incredible program. CFS is giving me the opportunity to get real, hands-on experience in the business field while receiving academic credit. It is allowing me to develop my professional skillset and I already know some of my future successes will…

Spending the Fall with Sports Marketing

Name: Haley Year: Senior Major(s): Economics Minor(s): Integrated Marketing Communications CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer: Northwestern Athletics Marketing This fall I’ve had the privilege to work with Northwestern Athletics Marketing. I ended up finding this internship on my own, but the marketing department was still super willing to work with my schedule and my CFS advisor was…

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…

Alayah Builds Connections at Her Marketing Internship

Name: Alayah Year: Senior Major(s): Psychology CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace This quarter I have an internship at an entertainment and sports marketing firm. I’m a psych major and prior to this internship, I wasn’t sure if marketing was the field that I wanted to go into after graduation. This internship has…

Linda Shares Her Experience At Techweek

Name: Linda Year: Senior Major: Psychology CFS Concentration: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Techweek is an amazing place to work! I’ve wanted some experience in the start-up realm for quite some time and I’m so happy Techweek took me in with open arms. Techweek is a start-up that plans and organizes tech conferences around…

Helen on Week 7 of her Winter 2014 Internship

Name: Helen Junior Major: Communication Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace When I applied to the CFS program, I did so on a whim while studying abroad in the Czech Republic this past fall quarter. As you might expect, being so wrapped up in the study abroad experience can make it difficult…

Cree on Week 6 of her Fall 2013 Internship

Name: Cree Senior Major: Political Science CFS Program: Field Studies in Humanities This quarter, I have decided to intern at Margie Korshak Inc. I am a fashion, hospitality, and restaurant public relations and marketing intern. My passion for the fashion and entertainment industry and desire to be exposed to marketing led me to choose this…