2018 Summer Intern - Legal

1 month ago(12/13/2017 12:23 PM)
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CIBC provides tailored commercial, wealth management, personal, and small business financial solutions in the United States through 46 offices in 18 states, as well as cross-border banking services to clients with North American operations. Learn more at cibc.com/US.


CIBC is a Toronto-based, global financial institution with a 150 year history, serving 11 million personal and business clients. We invest in our businesses, our clients, our people and our communities to deliver consistent and sustainable earnings to our shareholders. 


CIBC delivers access to career and development opportunities, safe and healthy workplaces, effective training, and positive work-life balance – so that employees are able to perform at their best, contribute to their communities and focus on cultivating deeper relationships with our clients.


Every year, CIBC is recognized for its business success, community commitment and employee initiatives.  We are proud of this success and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and an environment where all employees can excel.


CIBC Bank USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


OUR SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAMis designed to offer great work experience to compliment your classroom training and career goals. We are devoted to finding, selecting and training interns who will make a positive impact on our company. Intern Program activities allow you an opportunity to meet and network with company executives, employees, and fellow interns, as well as learn more about banking and the financial industry.


Interns are assigned to a specific department for the summer, and placement decisions are based on interests, skills and position availability. Throughout the summer, interns are provided with direction, coaching andmentoring so they may perform at their personal best.




General assistance with Legal and Compliance matters. Specific tasks may include some or all of assisting with regulatory requests for documents and information, preparation of periodic reports, responding to subpoenas, corporate organizational matters, etc. Intern will assist lawyers in the bank's Legal Department with day-to-day matters, work on special projects and assist paralegals with document production matters.


ACTIVITIES: Weekly, June - early August

Orientation Kickoff featuring panel of former interns
Informational Session serieswith Bank executives from across the organization
Introduction and meeting with our President & CEO, Larry D. Richman
Commercial Banking Training Program (CBTP) Workshop & Shadow Day -learn more about post-graduate career opportunities
Shadowing Programwith departments across the organization
Volunteer opportunity with a local non-profit organization -head offsite to teach financial literacy lessons to grade school children
Networking opportunities to connect you with other interns and PrivateBank employees


10-12 week duration desired, flexible start and end dates
40-hour work week, Monday through Friday
Paid opportunity
Located Chicago Loop or Chicago suburbs
Opportunity to attend weekly intern program activities


At least one year of law school required
Bachelors degree
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Good attention to detail
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Strong knowledge of MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 preferred
Enthusiastic to learn and grow from their internship experience
Willing to ask questions, as needed


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