Global Information Security Internship - Summer 2018

Locations: Chicago
ID: 13999


CME Group ( is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it – all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day – whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better.

With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

We are looking for motivated and talented students who want to help us solve some of the most complex challenges in financial technology. The Global Information Security (GIS) team is a critical component of our Technology division. They are focused on delivering a safe and secure environment for the operation of our markets.

GIS interns will gain an unparalleled experience in financial technology. Interns will help protect and ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our global assets.

Interns can participate in several core roles, including:

  • Information Security Project Management

  • Technology Risk Management

  • Technology Compliance Management

  • Identity and Access Management

Minimum qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree

  • Basic systems knowledge (Linux/Windows, memory, file systems etc.)

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • A passion for problem solving

  • A talent for building excellent working relationships with business and technical stakeholders

Bonus qualifications:

  • Computer Science or Computer Information Systems majors with an interest in Cyber Security

  • Previous technical experience

  • IP based networking and protocols (OSI, TCP, UDP, HTTP etc.)

  • Experience with programming and scripting languages such as: Java, .NET, C#, C++, Python, bash, Powershell, etc.

  • Familiarity with penetration and hacking tools

  • Knowledge about OWASP Top 10



As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:
  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;
  • The most advanced trading technology;
  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;
  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,
  • A great place to work.
With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day. 
We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.



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