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Summer Internship - SEC and Regulatory Reporting

Summer Internship – SEC and Regulatory Reporting
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 a federally chartered corporation and one of 11 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.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with monthly and quarterly tasks, including external reporting to our regulators, the OF (Office of Finance) and FHFA (Federal Housing Finance Agency)
  • Learning about the FRS (Financial Reporting) and CRS (Call Reporting) systems as it relates to our monthly and quarterly reporting process
  • Learning about SEC and Regulatory Reporting as it relates to our quarterly (10-Q) and annual (10-K) filings posted to the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) website
  • Assisting with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)-related tasks as they become available
  • Collaborating with key contributors on various files used solely for internal purposes
  • Communicating with our external auditors, PwC, by providing support and documentation for the group’s audit
  • Participating in Bank-wide events to learn about a diverse and inclusive culture
  • Ad-hoc and miscellaneous tasks and projects (to be assigned)


  • Applicants should be enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited institution
  • 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
  • Must have demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Excel
  • Desired fields of study include Accounting or General Business
  • Must enjoy working in a trading floor environment

How You’ll Make an Impact:

  • Fresh ideas and perspective will help identify opportunities for improvement in operations
  • Eagerness to contribute and willingness to learn will bring energy and new ideas to the team
  • Provide the chance to showcase skills/abilities and represent the team through various shared tasks and/or processes

We are committed to providing a safe work environment for all our employees. The FHLBank Chicago requires all employees, except those who may require accommodations under federal or state civil rights laws, to be fully vaccinated.   #LI-Hybrid