Application Periods

Applications to the CFS program must be submitted within the set application period unless the student has already secured an internship. See below to learn when you should apply. Please note that class offerings vary by quarter: see our Class Schedule. The application process is competitive. Application directions and requirements are distributed at our information sessions. Please note: We will not accept application submissions prior to the open of the application period.

CFS Application Periods

Quarter

Application Period

Summer 2017

Re-opens: Friday, April 21, 2017 at 4:00pm

Final Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017

NOTE: Humanities, Business Field Studies and Field Studies in the Modern Workplace are filled at this time and are therefore closed to new applications.

Summer 2017

Online options

Analysis of Field Experience Opens: January 27, 2017  Deadline: June 5, 2017

Field Studies in Business Culture online*: Deadline: June 9 OR before if the class fills (applications reviewed on a rolling basis, class size 12 students) *You are required to secure an internship before applying for this course.

Fall 2017

Opens: Monday, April 3, 2017 at 4:00pm

Deadline extension: Friday, May 12, 2017 at 9:00am

Field Studies in Business Culture online: Deadline: Monday, September 4, 2017 OR before if the class fills (applications reviewed on a rolling basis, class size 12 students)

Applying outside of the application periods

Students may apply to participate in a CFS class outside of the application periods if: 

  1. The student has secured their own internship
  2. There is space available in class for the CFS class they wishes to apply for


Additional application materials such as offer letters may be required from students applying outside of the application periods. Please contact us at cfs@northwestern.edu to inquire if your late application would be accepted. 

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