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…

Christopher Gets Hands-On Experience in Investment Banking

Name: Christopher Becker Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics and Mathematics Minor: Business Institutions and Latin CFS Class: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Dresner Partners This quarter, I am interning at Dresner Partners, a boutique investment bank in Chicago that primarily handles sell-side transactions of middle market firms in the industrial, consumer, and healthcare industries. When…

Diving Into the Real Estate Industry

Name: Andrew Wagoner  Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: Mathematics CFS Class: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer: Barnett Capital LTD My internship experience so far has been better than I could’ve hoped. When I first started, I would meet with my supervisor at the beginning of the day, but now that I’ve gotten in the groove I’m free to…

Learning Under Fire

Name: Dan Finnegan Year: Junior Majors: Mathematics, Economics CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Nousot Something I was warned about early on in my interview was the need to be able to learn under fire. I was told stories of new employees being put on daunting challenges in coding to try to learn quickly simply…

Returning from the Military with CFS

Name: Dave Year: Junior Majors: Mathematics and Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer: NextGen Growth Partners As an international student who had to serve in the military, I had to leave Northwestern after my sophomore year in 2015. It was when I returned to school after two whole years that I first heard about the Chicago…

Moling interns with NextGen Growth Partners

Name: Moling Year: Sophomore Major(s): Mathematical Methods in Social Sciences Minor(s): Mathematics, Computer Science CFS Program: Business Field Studies I really enjoyed the summer with CFS. I took the CFS Humanities class and read a lot about the evolution of modern labor. During the class time, I interned at NextGen Growth Partners, a private equity company.  We were each…

Nathaniel on Getting the Most Out of His Northwestern Experience

Name: Nathaniel Year: Sophomore Major: Mathematics, Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in Modern Workplace My CFS quarter has been the greatest quarter in my Northwestern experience so far. The most rewarding aspect is definitely the work experience that you could not possibly get through other academic programs. As a sophomore and transfer student, I found…

Sungwan On His Experience With Ramirez & Co.

Name: Sungwan Year: Sophomore Major(s): Mathematics/Economics CFS Concentration: Business Field Studies My internship search was excruciating at the beginning because I did not hear back from any firm at the beginning, even after applying to more than 40 different companies. Karen has worked especially hard for us this quarter, and I thank her a lot…

Guilherme Discusses the Benefits of the CFS Class and Internship

Name: Guilherme   Year: Junior   Major: Mathematics, Economics   CFS Concentration: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace   I am currently interning at Blue Canyon Partners, a strategy consulting firm in Evanston, Illinois. Last year, I was looking for some internship experience to give me more insight into my career interests and CFS provided the perfect opportunity.  …

Sugato Shares His Internship Experience at HBR Consulting

Name: Sugato Year: Sophomore Major: Economics Minor: Math CFS Program: Business Field Studies This summer I’ve been working at HBR Consulting and it has been an amazing experience so far! HBR is a firm that consults for law firms and aside from getting great exposure to the consulting procedure, I’ve also learned a lot of…