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…

Preparing for Finance with NextGen

Name: Ronald Kim Year: Sophomore Majors: Economics, History Minor: Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer: NextGen Growth Partners Participating in the Chicago Field Studies program has been an extremely rewarding and valuable experience – both professionally and personally. Having been interested in a career in finance, interning at NextGen Growth Partners was a perfect fit. I’ve…

Building Business Skills at NextGen

Name: David Cheng Year: Sophomore Majors: Economics, Statistics CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer:  NextGen Growth Partners I wanted to participate in the CFS program because I wanted to build my business acumen and explore the field of finance. Economics is mostly theoretical, and by working at NextGen Growth Partners I’ve learned how to apply those critical thinking skills…

Learning Through Collaboration at NGP

Name: Daniel Kong Year: Sophomore Major: Economics Minor: Business Institutions CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer:  NextGen Growth Partners This past spring, I have had the great opportunity to intern at NextGen Growth Partners. NextGen, or NGP, is a private equity firm structured in the entrepreneurship by acquisition model. Throughout this experience, I have learned so much about qualitatively evaluating…

Mixing Finance with the Humanities

Name: Henry Year: Senior Major: Economics CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: NextGen Growth Partners This past winter I had the opportunity to pair an internship at NextGen Growth Partners with the Field Studies in Humanities CFS class. The result was an invaluable experience that will stay with me long into my professional career. My internship at NextGen…

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…