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Corporate Intern

As an intern at Northern Trust, you will have the opportunity to spend ten weeks working on meaningful projects, developing relevant skills to jump start your career while joining our inclusive and relational culture. You will work directly with your team on day-to-day tasks with weekly program events to work on new skills, network with senior leaders and socialize as an intern community. A recruiter will work with you to determine the best team placement given your interests, skill set and relevant experience.

The Program:

  • Ten weeks
  • Located in Chicago, IL

Program Opportunities:

  • Lunch & Learns with Executives
  • Professional development workshops
  • Social events
  • Intern Case Challenge Project
  • Day of Service
  • Mentorship and networking opportunities

Sample Projects:

  • Partnering with a compensation analyst in analyzing market data to aid in the determination of appropriate pay levels
  • Assisting in special projects in the retirement and global mobility spaces
  • Supporting strategic change initiatives as it relates to technology changes, culture changes, and process improvements

Sample Career Paths:

  • Human Resources Analyst
  • Marketing Associate
  • Change Management Analyst


  • You are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field at an accredited college/university with an expected graduation date between December 2024 through Summer 2025
  • You have a minimum GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • You have a strong understanding in Microsoft Office
  • You have proven analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills through course work, projects, and/or previous internship experience
  • You have demonstrated leadership and teamwork through projects and extracurricular involvement