Software Engineering Apprenticeship - Summer 2018

Locations: Chicago
ID: 14047

Description

CME Group ( www.cmegroup.com) 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.

The Software Engineering Apprenticeship is 12-week paid internship for undergraduate students with a desire to learn and a passion for technology. The program focuses on promoting learning, career development, and professional skills, helping to create a connection between academic work and the technology industry.

This program is open to first and second-year undergraduate students, transfer students and students with no prior internship experience. Students from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

We are looking for motivated and talented students who want to help us solve some of the most complex challenges in financial technology. Technology teams at CME write and maintain ultra-low-latency electronic trading platforms, risk management systems, and front-end trading interfaces, all of which are central to CME’s business. We are focused on designing, building and deploying customer focused solutions with passion and precision.

At CME Group you will gain experience in financial technology and have the opportunity to work on a variety of applications and projects that directly impact the global trading ecosystem.

Opportunities/Intern Expectations:

  • Project: Work on a challenging technical project, integral to CME Group’s business, with a team of dedicated software engineers and other interns.
  • Enrichment: Attend technical talks by CME Group employees from across the organization, learn about CME’s coding practices and team dynamic, gain insight into technical interview preparation, and develop other skills that will set you up for success in future endeavors.
  • Mentorship: Receive coaching and mentorship from a team of managers who are invested in your success and skill development.
  • Lasting Connections: Build personal networks and friendships with students from around the country who share your passion for technology.

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree
  • Studying Computer Science or related field
  • A passion for problem solving
  • A passion for technology
  • A desire to learn & go beyond what is expected
As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) 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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