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Internship Placements

Students gain valuable experience and are exposed to a variety of careers through internships. The College’s key location near Chicago provides countless opportunities in a variety of fields.

Among the firms for which Economics, Finance, and Business students have recently completed an internship are:


  • Accion
  • Amerprise Financial
  • AXA Advisors
  • Ayco Company
  • BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.
  • Caidan Management
  • Chicago Board of Trade
  • Citigroup, Inc.
  • Congaree River LLC
  • Cowen and Co.
  • FDIC
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • First Bank and Trust
  • Fisher Financial Partners
  • Forest Financial Group, Inc.
  • Forester Capital Management
  • Inview Investment Management
  • Loop Capital Markets LLC
  • MB Financial
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Option Monster Holdings
  • Sheridan Road Financial LLC
  • Toroso Investments
  • Tranel Financial
  • UBS
  • Ziegler Investments
  • Zydeco Trading LLC


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  • AON
  • Albright Group
  • Argent Group, LLC
  • BENNU Legal Services
  • Coldwell Banker
  • Eccleston Law Offices, P.C.
  • Examination Management Services, Inc.
  • G2 Crowd, Inc.
  • Guaranteed Rate
  • Hilco Real Estate Finance
  • Howard B. Richter and Associate
  • InStadium, Inc.
  • Korn/Ferry International
  • Nielsen Company
  • Nyhan, Bambrick, Kinzie & Lowry, PC
  • Portu-Sunberg Marketing
  • Power House Advisors
  • Prudential Rubloff Properties
  • Renewable Energy Alternatives, LLC
  • RoomPact, LLC
  • Quest Realty Group
  • San Jose Group
  • Satori Energy
  • State Farm Insurance 
  • Viamedia
  • Vista Medical Meetings & Events


  • 360 Optimal Health
  • Amphenol
  • Anastasia Chatzka
  • Arc Performance
  • Be Well Fitness
  • Biometric Impressions
  • Breve Auto Sales
  • Brunswick
  • Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing, Inc.
  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • CDW Merchants
  • Chicago Sky
  • Computer Concepts
  • Concept Metals Group
  • Coyote Logistics
  • ESPN
  • Jos A Bank
  • Kiwami
  • LG Construction & Development
  • Live Nation
  • The Limited
  • Limitless, LLC dba Zoomline, LLC
  • Luxor H. Wilson
  • McKlein Company LLC
  • Milwaukee Brewers
  • Neptun Light
  • Netrix
  • Oak Street Health
  • OpticsPlanet, Inc.
  • Pharma Logistics
  • Prime-Line Products
  • Pro Sports Experience
  • Sun-Times Media
  • Toho Technology Inc.
  • Trinity Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Uline
  • United Airlines
  • Weber Stephens Products
  • WGN Radio
  • WLS
  • WTTW


  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • CCI Greenheart International
  • Chill Foundation
  • City of Chicago
  • City of Lake Forest
  • Facets Multimedia
  • Gorton Community Center
  • Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association
  • Lake Forest Academy
  • LINK Unlimited
  • Niagara Foundation
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Rotary Foundation
  • The South African Consulate
  • U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
  • WorldChicago


Early advantage

Marcel Tatum ’17 earned a spot in the prestigious JP Morgan Early Advantage Program thanks to a Forester alumnus who reached out to Lake Forest candidates.

A new skill set

Finance major and transfer student Peter Rantis ’16 will expand his skill set this summer in an internship at the Cowen Group in San Francisco.

Lake Forest College research students meet with Bright Hope staff from Bolivia and Zambia at poverty-alleviation fundraisi...

Several Lake Forest College students were guests at a fundraising gala for Bright Hope International. In attendance were Akua Agyei ’15, Ariane Uwamba ’15, and Mbakisi Gopolang ’14, each of whom conducted research for Bright Hope on savings groups and private school funding models in poverty-stricken areas. Their efforts offered guidance to the organization for improved poverty alleviation programs. Also attending were Marcel Tatum ’17 and Sihle Tsabedze ’15.  

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