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Chicago Job Fair: Employer Participants

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

International insurance broker and risk manager

Recruiting for: Accounting intern for summer 2015
Relevant majors: Accounting/finance
Location of positions: Itasca (northwest Chicago suburb, near O'Hare)

Compass Mortgage

We help people buy the home of their dreams. Mortgages are our only business. At Compass Mortgage our strongest desire and greatest passion is to help our clients make wise and informed choices with regards to mortgage financing. Since we provide the funds and complete mortgage services for our diversified loan sources, we are able to offer our clients more competitive rates and products.

Recruiting for: Sales, compliance, processing, administrative—several current open positions
Relevant majors: Business, marketing, communications
Location of positions: Warrenville, Ill.


Darwill is a commercial printing firm which provides clients creative solutions to prepare, print and distribute communication materials. We specialize in producing high-quality and cost-effective printed materials in the sheet fed and digital print markets. Our diverse product offering of data acquisition, email appends, integrated marketing services, production workflows, custom print production, direct mail solutions, fulfillment and complete bindery/mailing allows us to provide a turn-key production process to complete projects clients' timeline and budget.

Recruiting for: TBD
Relevant majors: Computer science: web developers or designers. Business: sales or account management focus
Location of positions: Chicagoland area

Edward Jones

Full service financial firm

Recruiting for: Financial Advisor
Relevant majors: All majors
Location of positions: Flexible

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Congress created the Federal Reserve System in 1913, charging it with the responsibility to foster a sound banking system and a healthy economy. This remains the broad mission of the Fed and its component parts: the 12 Federal Reserve Banks nationwide that each serve a specific region of the country, and the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., which is set up to oversee the Fed System. To accomplish its mission, the Fed serves as a banker's bank and as the government's bank, as a regulator of financial institutions, and as the nation's money manager, performing a vast array of functions that affect the economy, the financial system, and ultimately, each of us. We serve the public interest by fostering a strong economy and promoting financial stability. We accomplish this with talented and innovative people working within a collaborative and inclusive culture.

Relevant majors: Business, finance, information technology
Location of positions: Chicago and Detroit


FIS™ is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 35,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and banking solutions, providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that drives financial institutions. FIS is ranked 434 on the Fortune 500 and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. FIS has also been named the No. 1 overall financial technology provider in the annual FinTech 100 rankings. Despite these achievements, we never lose sight of the fact that it’s our clients that make us successful. That’s why FIS’ commitment to operational excellence and client satisfaction is at the forefront of our business strategies and top of mind with every decision we make. FIS continually strives to give every client a voice and listen and respond to their needs. With a focus on innovation, new product development and enhancements, FIS is positioned to help our clients be more competitive and address their business challenges and strategic goals. We take information security very seriously and provide industry-leading secure and reliable solutions. At FIS, we are committed to protecting the assets of our clients and their customers.

Recruiting for: Sales, customer service, IT development/programming, network support, product development
Relevant majors: Business, computer science, communications
Location of positions: Various U.S. locations

Goldman Sachs

Hub Group

Hub Group is a $3.4 billion asset light transportation company that provides intermodal, truck brokerage, and logistics services throughout North America

Recruiting for: Various full-time positions; various summer internships
Relevant majors: Business administration, supply chain management, logistics, IT, operations, management
Location of positions: Oak Brook, Ill.; St. Louis, Mo.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Brea, Calif.; Atlanta, Ga.

MB Financial

MB Financial is a local mid-sized bank that has grown and operated in the Chicago market for over 100 years.

Recruiting for: We are looking for qualified individuals to apply for our Leadership Development Program. We offer leadership development programs in commercial banking, retail banking, business banking, and internal audit.
Relevant majors: Any business major accepted; preference for finance, accounting, management, marketing, economics
Location of positions: Chicago metro area

New England Financial

New England Financial has been providing financial services and products in Illinois since 1845, building a strong professional reputation among high net-worth business owners, individuals, professionals and corporate executives. New England Financial has a commitment to high-quality, comprehensive services: Business Succession Strategies | Wealth Accumulation Strategies | Financial and Risk Management Strategies | Retirement Funding | Estate Conservation Strategies | Personal Financial Strategies

The PrivateBank

PrivateBancorp, Inc. through its subsidiaries, delivers customized business and personal financial services to middle-market companies, as well as business owners, executives, entrepreneurs and families in all of the markets and communities we serve. We provide a comprehensive benefit package including paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) with employer match, insurance and EAP. Please visit our web site to learn more about The PrivateBank and Trust Company and PrivateBancorp, Inc. listed on NASDAQ PVTB. Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.

Recruiting for: The Commercial Banking Training Program, based in Chicago, Ill., is a key component to the development of our team of commercial bank relationship managers. Growing and developing top talent is one of our corporate values. It is the launching pad for a career in providing high-quality commercial banking services to middle market companies. The Program •18-24 month training program including classroom learning and practical application • Taught by professionals at The PrivateBank as well as select industry and topic experts • Classroom phase: accounting, finance, credit analysis, business writing, financial modeling, relevant computer skills • Practical experience: 60- to 90-day rotations with lending groups across the bank such as general commercial, commercial real estate, health care, construction and engineering, security alarm, private banking, and for-profit education. The program is designed to provide you with the skills you will need throughout your professional career, including sales, building your professional brand, and negotiation training. At the same time, you will gain real-world experience working alongside seasoned commercial middle market bankers. You will gain in-depth product knowledge in the areas of financing, treasury management, private banking, foreign exchange and derivatives. Upon completion of the training program, individuals are anticipated to be placed on a banking team at The PrivateBank subject to business needs, performance and individual interests.
Relevant majors: Finance
Location of positions: 120 S LaSalle, Chicago

Providence Life Services

Providence Life Services is a non-profit organization that provides senior and post-acute services.

Recruiting for: Staff accountant, IT services
Relevant majors: Business, accounting and finance; IT
Location of positions: Tinley Park, Ill. (South Chicago suburb)

SET Environmental

SET Environmental provides best-in-class environmental management services, including emergency spill response across a wide spectrum of customers. Headquartered in Illinois, SET operates 10 divisions across Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

Recruiting for: Field techs/supervisors, chemists, sales
Relevant majors: Business management, chemistry, engineering
Locations of positions: Grand Rapids, Chicago, St. Louis, Houston, Dallas

Symmetri Marketing

Symmetri Marketing Group is a full service B2B brand interaction agency in downtown Chicago. Symmetri supports a range of clients on their branding and digital marketing needs—some of which include brand positioning, new product launches, website design and development, email marketing, social media and paid advertising.

Recruiting for: Internship
Relevant majors: Business marketing, strategic communication, organizational communication, digital communication
Location of positions: Chicago, Ill.

Wilks Communications LLC

Wilks Communications is a boutique public relations firm with a 20+ year track record of developing and implementing creative marketing and media relations campaigns that deliver measurable results. Our clients represent the best in their industries—from non-profits to publishers to gourmet food companies. Our team consists of experienced and enthusiastic communications professionals who are committed to supporting your core objectives and building or defending your reputation.

Recruiting for: Interns (year-round)
Relevant majors: Preferred: Communications, public relations. Open for discussion: Journalism, English, business, international studies, sociology, psychology, etc.
Location of positions: Chicago, Ill. (Oak Park)

Chicago Semester

Chicago Semester is a faith-based off-campus program supported by six Midwestern colleges founded in the Reformed tradition. The program challenges students to integrate their personal, professional and public lives through internships, academic seminars and urban experience. Students live in Chicago, a city with many possibilities, joys, and challenges. Students learn about personal values, vocational goals, and collective responsibilities to society in academic courses, and students work under experienced mentors at internships suited to your career aspirations.