• 2019 Summer Internship Program

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 9 months ago(8/7/2018 5:03 PM)
  • Overview



    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 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 PROGRAM is 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 and mentoring so they may perform at their personal best.




    Specific internship responsibilities determined closer to start date and depend on the needs of the hiring department. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    • Learning the basics of financial services and role of the department where you are placed
    • Developing and distributing materials or presentations
    • Supporting various projects throughout the summer


    ACTIVITIES (anticipated, subject to change): Weekly, June - early August

    • Orientation Kickoff featuring panel of former interns
    • Social networking event with internal intern program alumni
    • Informational Session series with 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 Program with 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 employees
    • Team-building events



    • 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




    • College student pursuing Bachelors degree
    • Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics major preferred, but not required
    • 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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