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…

Diving Into Healthcare

Name: Michael Schwartz Year: Junior Major: MMSS and Psychology CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: AVIA In my CFS experience I worked with AVIA, a growing healthcare consultancy and member network firm. Going in with an interest in consulting but no experience in healthcare, I was unsure what to expect, but fast forward to today and…

Discovering a Diverse Workload at TDH

Name: Roger Wu Year: Sophomore Majors: Journalism, MMSS Minor: Philosophy CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Tom, Dick & Harry Creative Company Before this summer started, I believed that Chicago Field Studies could be helpful for my personal and professional development only because my friends who had taken CFS quarters said so. Now I have been…

SpringTide in the Summer

Name: Amy Wang Year: Sophomore Majors: Industrial Engineering, MMSS CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: SpringTide Partners I’m interning at SpringTide Partners, an independent research shop with asset management services. Even thought it’s based in Chicago, its clients are all over the States. The internship itself has given me the chance to have great exposure towards…

Forecasting for Nielsen

Name: Isabel Olivos Year: Senior Majors: MMSS, Political Science CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Nielsen This quarter, I’ve had the opportunity to intern at Nielsen in their Innovation practice area on the forecasting and activation team. I’m a senior majoring in MMSS and Political Science, and I decided to take on a full time internship during winter…

Finding an Internship Through CFS

Name: Megan Year:  Junior Major(s): MMSS, Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: USAID Development Credit Authority   For many students, the internship search process is one of the most stressful parts of the year. Luckily, Chicago Field Studies makes that process easier. First, CFS has strong relationships with employers. The internal database of…

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…

Di Utilizes Both His Analytical and Media Skills at Guerrero Howe

Name: Di Year: Sophomore Major: Communication Studies, MMSS Minor: Kellogg Certificate in Managerial Analytics CFS Program: Business Field Studies   My CFS quarter has been great because of the work that I do, the people who I work with and the weekly class that prompts me to reflect on my experience. I work at Guerrero…

Caili Interns at Mission Measurement

Name: Caili Year: Junior Major: Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, Economics CFS Program: Business Field Studies I originally was interested in participating in CFS because I wanted to have the opportunity to experience an internship in a guided setting. Through my other coursework, I gained a considerable amount of both technical and soft skills….

Gary Shares His Internship Experience With Nielsen

Name: Gary Year: Senior Major(s): Economics & MMSS CFS Concentration: Business Field Studies Coming into this quarter, I wanted to do something that could bridge the gap between school and the real world. Having sat in classrooms for the better part of 11 quarters, I thought that the opportunity to take in some experiential learning…

Rose Discusses Her Exposure to the Legal Field Via Class and at EEOC

Name: Rose Year: Junior Major: MMSS and Political Science CFS Concentration: Legal Field Studies   I am currently interning at the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for my Legal Field Studies class. I’ve always wanted to intern at a place that is devoted to social justice and I also have an interest in employment law,…

Blake Shares His Thoughts on the Hollistic CFS Experience

Name: Blake Junior Major: Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, Economics CFS Concentration: Business Field Studies This quarter, I have had the wonderful opportunity to work at Wind Point Partners, a middle-market private equity firm located on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. In the short number of weeks I have been with the firm so far,…