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Smera Bhatia

Smera Bhatia

SmeraBhatia2022@u.northwestern.edu

Smera is a Junior in Weinberg majoring in Economics and Psychology and minoring in Business Institutions. She is from Short Hills, NJ but grew up in New Delhi, India. Outside of classes, she is involved with LEND, SCNO, and Circle of Women. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and watching Netflix.

CFS Course(s) taken:  Field Studies in Humanities, Field Studies in the Modern Workplace

Past Internship(s): Goldman Sachs, Taproot Foundation, Ernst & Young

Cristina Ciubancan

Cristina Ciubancan

CristinaCiubancan2022@u.northwestern.edu

Cristina is a third-year student from Chicago, Illinois, majoring in Economics and Violin Performance and minoring in Business Institutions. On campus she is the fundraising chair of Academy of Music and Art for Special Education and a Peer Adviser for new Northwestern students. Outside of class, she enjoys playing the violin and cooking.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace

Past Internship(s): Alzheimer’s Association, Education Under Construction Consulting

Sarah Fernandez Tabet

Sarah Fernandez Tabet

SarahFernandez2022@u.northwestern.edu

Sarah is from Las Vegas, NV and is an English Literature major and a French minor. She is involved with Fossil Free Northwestern and Refresh Dance Crew on campus. Sarah is hoping to go to law school and is really passionate about how law can be used and practiced as part of a greater social justice/abolitionist movement.

CFS Course(s) taken: Legal Field Studies

Past Internship(s): Rights and Restoration Law Group LLC, Legal Aid Chicago, ONE Northside

Cody Gronewold

Cody Gronewold

CodyGronewold2021@u.northwestern.edu

Cody is a Senior Economics major with a minor in Business Institutions. He is from Lincoln, Nebraska but spent most of his time on his family's farm about an hour south. Cody is a punter on the varsity football team at Northwestern and outside of football and school he enjoys fishing, cooking and traveling.

CFS Course(s) taken: Business Field Studies

Past Internship(s): Goldman Sachs, GEP Consulting, Northwestern Finance Department

Mao Gurney

Mao Gurney

Mao is a junior from Wheeling, Illinois, but originally from Tottori, Japan. He is majoring in Environmental Science (policy track), minoring in Asian American Studies, and pursuing the Sustainability and Energy certificate. Mao is involved with the ASG Sustainability Committee, Fossil Free NU, and SEED and is currently interested in pursuing a career in environmental policy geared towards environmental justice.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in Humanities

Past Internship(s): SES at Northwestern, Seven Generations Ahead

Jade Hostein

Jade Hostein

jadehostein2021@u.northwestern.edu

Jade is a fourth-year student from France, majoring in Psychology and Communication Studies. She is part of AIESEC, an international organization promoting cross-cultural exchanges, as well as the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Club. 

CFS Course(s) taken:  Field Studies in the Modern Workplace,  Business Field Studies 

Past Internship(s):  Packed with Purpose,  Glantz Design 

Vivien Hough

Vivien Hough

VivienHough2021@u.northwestern.edu

Vivien is a fourth-year student from Lake Forest, Illinois, majoring American Studies and minoring in Business Institutions. On campus, she is involved in Supplies for Dreams and her sorority. Outside of class, she enjoys running and yoga. After graduating, Vivien will be returning to Accenture as a consulting analyst, where she interned this past summer.

CFS Course(s) taken:  Field Studies in Humanities, Field Studies in Social Justice

Past Internship(s):  American Bar Association, Merrill Lynch, Accenture

Ina Huang

Ina Huang

Inahuang2022@u.northwestern.edu

Ina is a junior from China, majoring in Economics and Psychology and minoring in BIP.  Outside of class, she is involved in UNITY Charity Fashion Show, Women in Business, AKPsi, Investment Banking Club and Northwestern Undergraduate Research Journal.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in Humanities

Past Internship(s): Metropolitan Capital Bank, Torchpass Management

Jordan Kelly

Jordan Kelly

JordanKelly2021@u.northwestern.edu

Jordan is a senior from Tampa, FL majoring in Communications with a minor in Business Institutions and an Integrated Marketing Communications certificate. On campus, she's on the Club Figure Skating team and loves participating in Dance Marathon.

CFS Course(s) taken:  Field Studies in Business Culture

Past internship(s):  ezClinic, Kinzie Capital Partners, Tampa Bay Lightning

Jen Ker

Jen Ker

JenKer2022@u.northwestern.edu

Jen is an international student from Singapore interested in a career in finance, majoring in Economics and minoring in Business Institutions and Religious Studies. On campus, he is involved with Investment Banking Club, Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, and Chinese Students Association.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace

Past Internship(s): Cambridge Wilkinson, Tyree & D'Angelo Partners, LimeTree Capital Partners

Kenny Kiratli

Kenny Kiratli

kennethkiratli2021@u.northwestern.edu

Kenny is a senior from Minneapolis majoring in economics and minoring in BIP and legal studies. On campus, he is involved in the Investment Banking Club and TAMID Fund. In his free time, he enjoys staying active, reading nonfiction and following baseball.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace, Field Studies in Business Culture

Past Internship(s): GTCR, Magnetar Capital, Goldman Sachs

Amar Kothary

Amar Kothary

amarkothary2022@u.northwestern.edu

Amar is a junior majoring in Economics. He's originally from San Jose, California. On campus, Amar is involved in the Investment Management Group and Investment Banking Club. After graduation, he plans to work as an investment banking analyst. In his free time, Amar enjoys running, skiing, and spending time with friends.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in Humanities

Past Internship(s): Capital Planning Partners, CMD Global Partners

Sarah Liu

Sarah Liu

Sarahliu2021@u.northwestern.edu

Sarah is a senior from Schaumburg, Illinois majoring in Economics and Legal Studies. Upon graduation, she will be working in finance. Outside of class, she enjoys running and painting.

CFS Course(s) taken: Business Field Studies

Past Internship(s): Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Morgan Stanley

Elaine Lo

Elaine Lo

elainelo2021@u.northwestern.edu

Elaine is a senior majoring in Neuroscience and Philosophy. She is from Australia but grew up in Shanghai, China. Elaine is interested in public health and healthcare law.

CFS Course(s) taken:  Field Studies in Public Health

Past Internship(s): Neurosurgery Department at HuaShan Hospital in Shanghai, Northwestern Athletic Training Aid Program, Ascend Justice Legal Clinic

Nicole Manning

Nicole Manning

NicoleManning2022@u.northwestern.edu

Nicole is a junior studying Economics, Data Science, and Entrepreneurship. She is originally from the Washington D.C. area, and transferred to Northwestern after her first year. On campus,  she is involved in Kellogg Global Research and Consulting Group, ISBE Analytics, Alpha Kappa Psi, and Rock Venture Capital. Nicole is planning on pursuing a career in consulting, business development, or venture capital.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in Business Culture, Field Studies in the Modern Workplace

Past Internship(s): Pillar Venture Capital, Curtis Process Consulting

Kait Margolis

Kait Margolis

KaitlynMargolis2022@u.northwestern.edu

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Kait is a junior double majoring in Communication Studies and Psychology. Additionally, she is pursuing the Integrated Marketing Communications certificate in the Medill School of Journalism. She is involved in Women in Business and the Association of Women in Sports Media. Through her courses and work experience, she has developed a strong interest in studying the efficacy and evolution of organizations, particularly in the sports industry. She looks forward to a career in organizational development where she can pursue the intersection of communications and psychology.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in Humanities

Past Internship(s): The Magnificent Mile Association,  Hermes Sports and Events

Ryan Marlowe

Ryan Marlowe

ryanmarlowe2021@u.northwestern.edu

Ryan is a senior majoring in Economics and Learning & Organizational Change. He is from Miami, Florida, and enjoys playing guitar in his spare time. Outside of classes, he is involved with the NU Sportman’s Club, his fraternity and ISBE.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace

Past Internship(s): NextGen Growth Partners

Aneesha Pidara

Aneesha Pidara

aneeshapidara2021@u.northwestern.edu

Aneesha is a senior majoring in Economics and Business Institutions. On campus, she is involved in a variety of clubs and is currently President of Northwestern Formula Racing and the Investment Management Group, as well as a Vice President for the Investment Banking Club and the Equestrian Team. Her career interests are focused in mergers and acquisitions but has thoroughly enjoyed her time learning about the different aspects of finance during internships over the past few years.

CFS Course(s) taken: Business Field Studies

Past Internship(s): Citi, Colonnade Advisors, Piper Jaffray, Agamya Capital

Markie Resendez

Markie Resendez

markieresendez2021@u.northwestern.edu

Markie is from a big suburb outside of Houston, Texas and is majoring in Economics. Coming into Northwestern as a first-generation, low-income student, Markie wasn't quite sure where his lived experience would take him career wise, but has had a thrilling experience with less "conventional business internships." He has spent two summers on the operations side of Big Tech as well as working on the financial side of a non-profit.  As such, he is always happy to talk about less traditional business career interests.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in Business Culture

Past Internship(s): Facebook, Barack Obama Foundation

Sarah Sbar

Sarah Sbar

SarahSbar2022@u.northwestern.edu

Sarah is a junior from Tampa, FL majoring in Economics and English and minoring in Business Institutions. On campus, she is involved with Northwestern Capital Management, Minority Business Association, Investment Banking Club, and her sorority. In her free time, Sarah enjoys reading and exercising.

CFS Course(s) taken: Business Field Studies

Past Internship(s): Martin Investment Management, Cook M&A Advisory Services, AllianceBernstein

Kaloyan Valchev

Kaloyan Valchev

KaloyanValchev2021@u.northwestern.edu

Kaloyan is a senior majoring in Economics with minors in Business Institutions and Data Science. He also completed the Kellogg Certificate Program in Financial Economics. His academic pursuits are representative of career aspirations in consulting or finance. Kaloyan is an international student from Varna, Bulgaria, and used to be part of the Bulgarian National Tennis Team. At Northwestern, he supports the women's varsity tennis team as a practice player and was captain of club tennis.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in Business Culture, Business Field Studies

Past Internship(s): Straight Forward Concepts, Green Courte Partners, Expat Capital

Michelle Villalobos

Michelle Villalobos

MichelleVillalobos2022@u.northwestern.edu

Michelle is a junior double majoring in Chinese and Latinx Studies. She is from Cicero, Illinois and is a proud Latina! Michelle is planning on pursuing a career in business/marketing but says that's always subject to change. Her interests include reading, gardening, and learning about new cultures.

CFS Course(s) taken: Legal Field Studies

Past Internship(s): Evanston Public Library, Corecentra

Jessica Waldman

Jessica Waldman

jessicawaldman2021@u.northwestern.edu

Jessica is from Scarsdale, NY and is majoring in MMSS and Sociology. She currently serves as the treasurer of Northwestern's Pre Law Frat, Phi Alpha Delta and on Dance Marathon's 2021 Executive Board. Jessica is planning on applying to law school this fall and one day becoming a lawyer.

CFS Course(s) taken: Legal Field Studies

Past Internship(s): Blake Horowitz Law Firm

James Zhao

James Zhao

jameszhao2021@u.northwestern.edu

James is a senior majoring in Economics and Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences (MMSS), and is also pursuing a Kellogg Certificate in Managerial Analytics. He is originally from Singapore and is interested in business strategy and social impact work. On campus, he is involved with Supplies for Dreams and Singapore Society.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in Humanities

Past Internship(s): CME Group, NextGen Growth Partners, WE Communications

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