Researching at Cook M&A

Name: Sylvia Wang Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics, Statistics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Cook M&A Advisory Services Chicago Field Studies is a great program at Northwestern University. If students participate in this program, they can get credits ranging from 1-4 by studying and interning at firms at the same time. Personally, I found this…

Building Technical Skills at a Digital Marketing Consultancy

Name: Austen Wahl Year: Junior Major(s): Economics, Statistics CFS Class: Business Field Studies Employer: Arcalea Chicago Field Studies has been a great program that has given me very meaningful work experience. Every day I have learned a lot about client interaction, time management, attentiveness to detail, and many other more technical skills. At Arcalea, a…

Learning about Consulting at Blue Canyon

Name: Peter Bartlome Year: Junior Major(s): Economics and Statistics CFS Class: Field Studies in Modern Workplace Employer: Blue Canyon Partners This quarter I’ve been interning at Blue Canyon Partners, a management consulting firm that provides Fortune 500 business-to-business executives and private equity firms strategic direction on how to drive profitable growth. I chose this internship…

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…

Accelerating Healthcare Startups at MATTER

Name: Stan Szydlo Year: Junior Majors: Neuroscience, Statistics CFS Program: Field Studies in Public Health Employer:  MATTER I have found entrepreneurship alluring ever since I started Northwestern, so I was thrilled when I received my spring internship offer at MATTER — a healthcare tech accelerator that operates out of the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago. This space unites hundreds…

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…

Working in Corporate Strategy with Shiftgig

Name: Oliver Hu Year: Sophomore Majors: Economics, Statistics Minor: Business Institutions CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace Employer:  Shiftgig This spring, I’ve had the opportunity to intern at Shiftgig, a tech staffing platform as a Corporate Strategy Intern. As an economics and statistics major, I wanted to find an internship that would allow me to apply the theoretical…

Learning Law at Saper

Name: Ida Duan Year: Senior Major: Economics, Statistics Minor: Legal Studies, Music CFS Program: Legal Field Studies Employer: Saper Law Offices The Legal Field Studies was an unforgettable experiences. Professor Llorente organized class field trips to the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Criminal Court, and law firms that opened our eyes to different paths in the legal career. Through my internship, I…

Ziyi has an inspiring experience at Nousout

Name: Ziyi Year: Sophomore Major(s): Economics, Statistics Minor(s): BIP CFS Program: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace This summer, I interned at Nousot, an automated data analytics firm in downtown Chicago. I’ve learned so much since the first day of my internship, and I would love to share some of my experiences with you. We are at an…

CFS Advisors Help Ashleigh Navigate the Internship Process

Name: Ashleigh Year: Junior Major(s): Statistics Minor(s): Global Health CFS Program: Field Studies in the Humanities My CFS experience has been nothing but positive from the very beginning. Finding and securing an internship can be a very intimidating experience for many students but with CFS, the process is more manageable. One of the most helpful…

Yunchu Finds Meaning in LFS Lectures

Name: Yunchu Year: Senior Major: Economics; Statistics CFS Program: Legal Field Studies I am interning at the Law Offices of Reza Baniassadi this summer. Mr. Baniassadi founded this law office twenty five years ago, and the law firm currently has more than 5600 cases in different areas. Most of the cases are involved with US…

Meet CFS Alum: Melody

Name: Melody Current Year: Senior Major: Economics & Statistics CFS Program: Business Field Studies This year, I decided to take a break from the routine of taking required classes every quarter. CFS provided a way to do that while still receiving class credit, so I enrolled for the Business Field Studies program spring quarter. Initially, I was very stressed….