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…

Aneesha Invested her Quarter in Investment Banking

Name: Aneesha Pidara Year: Sophomore Major: Economics Minor(s): Business Institutions, Computer Science CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Piper Jaffray This winter I have been grateful to learn about investment banking through my internship at Piper Jaffray. I really enjoyed diving into Debt Capital Markets and understanding what it means to invest in debt. In…

A Satisfying Internship at Goldman Sachs

Name: Jeff Hirsh Year: Sophomore Major: Economics Minor: BIP CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Goldman Sachs I work in the Private Wealth Management Division of Goldman Sachs. The thing to be aware of is that, while there are four interns at GS, each person gets a different experience based on the team(s) they are…

Going Farther Than Just an Internship at Tyree & D’Angelo Partners

Name: Abdul Haadi Moochhala Year: Sophomore Major: Economics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Tyree & D’Angelo Partners My time interning at Tyree & D’Angelo Partners (TDP) has been extremely fulfilling so far. It is a small office, only around 5 first or second year Analysts, 4 principals and 2 partners. They are a growing…

An Internship Packed with Purpose

Name: Brooke Lummis Year: Sophomore Major: English Minor: Environmental Policy and Culture CFS Class: Field Studies in Environment, Science, and Sustainability Employer: Packed with Purpose My internship at Packed with Purpose has allowed me to explore tasks across their different departments. Because they are such a small company (4 other people and I make up…

Physics Majors in the Finance Sector?

Name: Jason Chandra Year: Sophomore Major(s): Physics and Economics Minor: Energy (ISEN) Certificate CFS Class: Field Studies in Environment, Science, and Sustainability Employer: Milliman FRM (Financial Risk Management) Interning at Milliman, Financial Risk Management is unarguably, the most valuable learning experience of my life. As an sophomore double majoring in Physics and Economics, I did not…

Spending the Fall in Investment Banking

Name: Charlie Hummel Year: Sophomore Major: Economics CFS Class: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: Piper Jaffray   This fall I’ve had the opportunity to work in investment banking at Piper Jaffray in the debt capital markets division. Our team of six in the Chicago office helps businesses raise debt by connecting them with lenders….

The Right Mindset for Success in Your Internship

Name: Steven Zakuta Year: Sophomore Major: Economics & Philosophy CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: CORE Industrial Partners This quarter I am interning at CORE Industrial Partners through CFS in addition to taking another class on campus (not for CFS) so I’ve been keeping myself busy. However, I’m enjoying being able to enjoy the work…

Pursuing a Career in Consulting

Name: Ashley Wei Year: Sophomore Majors: Economics, Statistics CFS Program: Business Field Studies Employer: HBR Consulting This summer I interned at HBR Consulting, a mid-size consulting company whose major clients come from the legal industry. I chose this internship because I want to learn more about consulting and work in a relatively larger office setting to…

Spending the Summer at a Search Fund

Name: Roman Sekej Year: Sophomore Major: Economics Minors: Transportation & Logistics, Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities Employer: NextGen Growth Advisors This summer I decided to stay in Chicago and get some experience in the finance industry. I interned at NextGen Growth advisors, which is a search fund private equity firm. I…