Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Primary Location IL-Chicago
Full-time / Part-time Full-time
Employee Status Temporary
Overtime Status Non-exempt
Job Type Internship
Shift Day Job
Job Sensitivity Tier II - No Credit Check
Intern-Information Security Engineering
Who we are:
Do you want to work for one of the most influential, trusted and prestigious financial institutions in the world? The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is one of the 12 regional reserve banks in the United States, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., that make up the nation’s central bank. The Seventh Federal District is made up of five states, which includes all of Iowa and most of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. The Seventh District comprises a considerable part of the nation’s manufacturing base – especially capital goods and consumer durables as well as production agriculture and food processing.
Internship Program Details:
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Summer Intern Program is a paid internship that provides undergraduate, graduate and PHD students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience at the Federal Reserve Bank. Through project oriented hands on assignments and professional development activities, interns receive a solid overview of the Fed while contributing to their designated Bank department.
The Summer Intern Program begins in June and continues for 12 consecutive weeks. Interns are expected to work 40 hours per week and assigned to one department for the summer.
As a part of the Summer Internship program, interns are expected to work on a group project during the course of the program.
October 2019 and onward – applications
Mid October 2019 and onward - Interviews
January – offers accepted
June 1, 2020 or June 8, 2020 – Start dates
Business Unit Description:
We help protect the Bank by staying abreast of the security landscape and emerging threats. We achieve our mission by employing talented professionals who are passionate about what they do and thrive in an inclusive work environment where every individual is valued and respected. Our team’s primary responsibility is Information Security Incident Response, which includes responding to and analyzing malware, performing computer forensics, investigations, and any information security threats.
Assist with automating/streamlining tasks, automating wherever possible
Assist with the annual clean-up of incident response procedures
Assist with setup and evaluation of new security tools
Generating reports as needed
Perform special assignments/duties as required
A can-do attitude, drive for success and take pride in executing with excellence
Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize
Organized, solid writing skills, scripting or programming preferred
Understanding of Information Technology terms and concepts and willingness to learn new tasks
Comfortable communicating with other peers and other areas of the business
If your internship requires school credit, please let the recruiter know if you are selected.
As a condition of employment, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago employees must comply with the Bank’s ethics rules, which generally prohibit employees, their spouses/domestic partners, and minor children from owning securities, such as stock, of banks or savings associations or their affiliates, such as bank holding companies and savings and loan holding companies. If you or your spouse/domestic partner or minor child own such securities, and would not be willing or able to divest them if you accepted an offer of Bank employment, you should raise this issue with the recruiter for this posting, who can provide you contact information for our ethics official if necessary.