Long-Term Internship - Accounting (Year-Round, 2 Year Program)

Internship Chicago, Illinois

Long-Term Internship – Accounting (Year-Round, 2 Year Program)

Target start date: April - June 2019

Ideal candidates will be a 2020 - 2022 graduate attending school within the metro Chicago area to allow flexibility to commute to our downtown Chicago office. 

An internship with The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is not like your average internship. We can offer you a dynamic, collaborative and team-focused environment you won’t find anywhere else.  You’ll be engaged in projects that will provide you with real world, hands-on experience in the exciting world of financial services. 

We are currently seeking a long-term intern to work in our Accounting area. Individuals should be following an academic track in finance, accounting, or other business discipline. Individuals should also be able to demonstrate excellent analytical and spreadsheet/database skills.

This is a unique opportunity to work at a large financial institution. You will assist with projects that could include general accounting report generation, reconciliations, and analysis of revenues and expenses, etc.

We are a federally chartered corporation and one of 12 Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks) that, with the Office of Finance, comprise the Federal Home Loan Bank System. The FHLBanks were chartered by Congress under the Federal Home Loan Bank Act of 1932 to improve the availability of funds to support home ownership. Each FHLBank is cooperatively owned by member financial institutions in its district and operated as a separate entity with its own management, employees, and board of directors. Our district consists of the states of Illinois and Wisconsin. We are regulated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, an independent federal agency.

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should be at least Sophomore status at an accredited four year institution

Should have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be in good academic standing

Desired fields of study include; Finance, Accounting or other Business discipline

Must have demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Excel, Access a plus

Internship is paid

The mission of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is to partner with our member shareholders in Illinois and Wisconsin to provide them competitively priced funding, a reasonable return on their investment in the Bank, and support for community investment activities. The FHLBC is dedicated to providing equal employment and contracting opportunities, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.