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

Fall 2017

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

Deadline extension: Friday, September 1, 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)

Winter 2018

Opens: Monday, September 18, 2017 at 4:00pm

Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2017 at 9:00am

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

Spring 2018

Opens: Friday, October 27, 2017 at 4:00pm

Deadline: Monday, November 20, 2017 at 9:00am

Field Studies in Business Culture online: Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2018 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 wish to apply for


Please contact us at cfs@northwestern.edu to inquire if your late application would be accepted. 

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