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  • "What I learned in my Civic Engagement and Public Health sections continues to come up during my daily experiences and has pointed me in the direction of where I hope to go with my career."

    —CFS Alum

  • "I really loved being able to get out of the classroom and get hands-on experience through a structured and supportive program."

    —Danielle Faden, Spring 2013 FSCE Intern at Allowance for Good

  • "CFS is a program that every student should take advantage of because the learning you do outside of the classroom at the internship cannot be replicated ."

    —Stephanie Kahn, Winter 2013 FSPH Intern at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

  • "Of all the great opportunities Northwestern offers, CFS is one you must take advantage of."

    —Daniel Flores, Winter 2013 BFS Intern at Dignitas Wealth Management

  • "I would highly recommend the Chicago Field Studies program to any students looking for a great internship experience coupled with an intellectually stimulating course."

    —Dominic Wong, Fall 2012 FSMW Intern at Google

  • "Chicago Field Studies in Public Health gave me an amazing opportunity to broaden my horizons and experience firsthand the line of work I hope to go into."

    —Simone Montgomery, Winter 2013 FSPH Intern at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital



Winter 2015 Deadline: November 10, 2014

Intern in Chicago this winter! Applications are still being accepted for Business Field Studies, Legal Field Studies, Field Studies in the Modern Workplace, Field Studies in Humanities, Field Studies in Social Justice, and Field Studies in Public Health! Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until classes are full.

The Chicago Field Studies program merges academic study and career exploration by combining a seminar class with an internship experience. Students accepted into the program receive individual counseling in order to help them identify and apply for internships that match their career interests. The CFS course connects seminar readings to discussions on the student's internship, work culture and current issues. The program is open to undergraduate students from all schools and majors.

Apply today!

You will need to attend a group information session or schedule a one-on-one information session before applying. For group information sessions please see:Information Sessions

To schedule a one-on-one information session please call 847-467-0605.

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November 3, 2014