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Business Institutions

About the Minor


A rigorous introduction to business and management fundamentals.

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The minor is open to all Northwestern undergraduates regardless of major or home school, building on the set of skills and knowledge acquired through other Northwestern coursework to prepare for employment in the business world.

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What is Business Institutions?

Business Institutions is an academic minor open to all Northwestern University undergraduate students.

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Claire Lew

Academic Advising

  • Review of Business Institutions minor
  • Declaration of minor
  • Petition to Graduate
  • Transfer Credit
  • Study Abroad Approval
  • General advising/ course options
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Career Advising

  • Resume and cover letter reviews
  • Preparing for interviews/ mock interviews
  • Internship and job search strategy
  • Networking skills and resources
  • Researching industries
  • Negotiation of job/ intern offers and salary
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Meet. Eat. Learn.
Come hang out at the Kapnick Center, eat lunch, mingle with classmates and enjoy conversation with our guest speaker!

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Course Offerings for 2023-2024

View the 2023-2024 BUS_INST course listing.

Renowned Northwestern Business Programs Partner to Offer Undergraduate Real Estate Curriculum, Fellowships

Alumnus Ian Sanders gives $2 million to Kellogg School of Management, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Barron’s Investing in Education program for Business Institutions

Business Institutions receives gift from Jordan M. Gelb of Merrill, providing students with complimentary Barron’s subscriptions and access to special programming. Students will need to register to redeem their free accounts (read the full announcement for registration information.)

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