A Nudge to Network in Business Field Studies

Name: Ryan Farley Year: Junior Major: Environmental Science Minor: Economics and ISEN Certificate CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Feeding America I was a Human Resources intern with Feeding America, the fourth largest non-profit in the country, for 12 weeks during my summer CFS course. With this internship, I took the CFS Business studies course…

Spending the Fall with Open Books

Name: Julia Morgenstern Year: Junior Major: English CFS Class: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Open Books   I am interning at a literacy nonprofit called Open Books for my CFS internship. As a literacy intern, I act as the site leader for the Book Buddies program, which brings 10 volunteers to a CPS elementary…

Focusing on the Community at Yellow Tractor

Name: Leta Dickinson Year: Junior Majors: Journalism, Environmental Science CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Yellow Tractor LLC After working as a climbing coach, writing tutor, and SCUBA instructor, this CFS position was my most conventional job. It was about time that I took on a job that had regular hours and business casual…

Using NU Skills in Healthcare and Education

Name: Genesis Garcia Year: Senior Majors: Communication Sciences and Disorders, Psychology Minor: Spanish CFS Program: Field Studies in the Public Health Employer: Legal Council for Health Justice For my last quarter at Northwestern, I decided to bring some purple pride into Chicago through CFS. I love having one foot in Evanston and the other in the Loop, I love waking up…

Conserving the Environment at Foresight

Name: Sarah Walwema Year: Senior Major: Environmental Science Minor: German CFS Program: Field Studies in Environment, Science, and Sustainability Employer: Foresight Design Initiative Before I had this opportunity with Foresight, I had never before worked in an office environment long-term. I have always been passionate about the environment and had only worked on the conservation and ecological side of environmentalism before…

Developing Valuable Skills at Shedd

Name: Casonddra Thomas Year: Sophomore Major: Economics Minors: Business Institutions, Sociology CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Shedd Aquarium Participating in CFS has been an amazing experience thus far! I’ve really enjoyed getting to know my employers and coworkers, learning new skills, and discussing my internship experiences with my classmates. I hadn’t had an internship before participating in CFS…

Building Skills as a Youth Worker

Name: Angel Ayon Year: Senior Majors: Latinx Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Social Justice Employer:  Youth and Opportunity United Working with Youth and Opportunity United (Y.O.U.) has been one of my most fulfilling experiences as a Northwestern student. Being able to engage with and learn from middle school age youth while at the university…

Increasing International Awareness at C.C.G.A.

Name: Carina Kaplan Year: Junior Majors: Political Science, International Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in Social Justice Employer: Chicago Council on Global Affairs This spring I have had the opportunity to be a Corporate Relations intern for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is a nonpartisan membership organization that provides information and insight into…

Seeking Non-Profit Opportunities with Y.O.U.

Name: Marisa DiPaolo Year: Senior Majors: Gender & Sexuality Studies Minors: Global Health, Spanish CFS Program: Field Studies in Social Studies Employer: Youth and Opportunity United My internship at Youth and Opportunity United has afforded me countless opportunities to develop my skillset and prepared me a great deal for my job search today, as a graduating senior. Being an intern, especially…

Developing a Dynamic Skillset at EverThrive

Name: Jackie Maloney Year: Senior Majors: Psychology, Global Health CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: EverThrive This past winter quarter, I have been interning at EverThrive, a maternal child health policy organization. It has been an amazing experience and has influenced what I want to do after graduation this spring. So far, I have gotten full exposure to…

Working Across the Globe for UNICEF

Name: Suhaib Kahn Year: Junior Majors: Economics and Political Science CFS Program: Field Studies in Business Culture Employer: UNICEF   Having dreamed of working in the international development sector, an internship at UNICEF was an ideal role for me to understand how best to tackle the problems that I feel are most pertinent in the world today. I’ve been able…