Blogging to Inform the Public About E-Commerce

Name: Lucas Conrad Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: Political Science CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Tangiblee I’ve spent this summer working at Tangiblee, a small software company that provides a product visualization service for e-commerce retailers.  Throughout my time at the company I have learned a significant amount about the business to business (B2B) software world…

Helping Northwestern Win

Name: Eduardo Soto Year: Junior Major: Economics CFS Class: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Northwestern Football   I have been working as a full-time intern with the Northwestern Football Coaches for the past 4 months. It has been a tremendous experience. I have been able to contribute to a season in which Northwestern won…

A Dual Experience in Clinical Research & Public Health

 Name: Sarani Pachalla Year: Senior Major: Spansh, Science in Human Culture (Pre-Med) CFS Class: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: Lurie Children’s Hospital (Critical Care Division) & Mothers and Babies   I never thought CFS would be for me, as most people I knew did it for internship experience in business-related fields. However, CFS provides…

A Taste of Professional Life

Name: Riley Mech Year: Junior Major: Economics Minor: Legal Studies CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Cook M&A Doing an internship through CFS allows one to gain valuable experience in their desired prospective industry. It greatly complements the quarter system’s fast paced nature and the class associated with your line of work ties it all…

An Immersive Medical Research Experience

Name: Olivia Pura Year: Junior Major: Neuroscience, Slavic Languages and Literature CFS Class: Field Studies in Public Health Employer: NorthShore Evanston Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology When I first began my CFS internship search, I was nervous that I would be unable to find an internship that aligned with my future plans of completing…

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…

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…

Working at Mission Measurement

Name: Gene Chen Year: Junior Major: Industrial Engineering CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer:  Mission Measurement Participating in the Field Studies in Humanities class and interning at Mission Measurement has been a challenging but immensely fulfilling experience thus far. The skills I’ve been able to acquire and the people I’ve been able to meet have allowed me…

Calling a Last-Minute Audible with Arcalea

Name: Chloe Gardner Year: Senior Major: Political Science Minors: Art History, Global Health CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Arcalea From the outset of my CFS internship search experience, I had a clearly outlined plan. I had identified one single company for whom I desperately wanted to work, and I had a vision of how my future would and should play…

Planning for Public Change at Young Invincibles

Name: Callie Year: Senior Majors: Economics, Political Science CFS Program: Field Studies in Social Justice Employer: Young Invincibles   Going into the CFS program, I was looking to gain experience at a nonprofit, particularly in public policy. After interviewing with several organizations, I decided to spend my winter quarter as Civic Engagement Fellow at Young Invincibles, and I do not…

Working in Starcom’s New Department

Name: Alex Year: Senior Major: Theatre Minor: Business Institutions CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: Starcom Worldwide This quarter, I am interning at Starcom Worldwide, which is an international media company headquartered in Chicago. I am specifically interning in the new content department, which was created in March of 2017 when Starcom’s creative content efforts were all brought in-house. Since this…

Hina on Expanding her Research Skills at the ABA

Name: Hina Senior Major: Psychology and Middle East Studies CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace I am currently interning in the Judicial Division at the American Bar Association. At the ABA, I am helping to enhance a diversity database on all the judges in America. It is really interesting to see how much…