Finance/ Accounting Intern – Tempe

Northern Trust Corporation

As an intern at Northern Trust you will have the opportunity to spend ten weeks working on meaningful projects, developing relevant skills to jumpstart your career while joining our inclusive and relational culture. You will work directly with your team on day-to-day tasks with weekly program events to work on new skills, network with senior leaders and socialize as an intern community. A recruiter will work with you to determine the best team placement given your interests, skill set and relevant experience.

The Program

  • Ten weeks
  • Location in Tempe, AZ

Program Opportunities

  • Lunch & Learns with Executives
  • Professional development workshops
  • Social events
  • Intern Case Challenge Project
  • Day of Service
  • Mentorship and networking opportunities

Sample Projects

  • Provide reporting and calculations on NAV (net asset value) for a Hedge Fund
  • Validate effectiveness and provide guidance of business unit controls
  • Monthly/quarterly financial reporting and analysis for assigned segment

Who We’re Looking For

  • Expected graduation of December 2021 or Spring 2022
  • Pursuing a degree in Finance, Accounting or related area
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Strong Communication and Analytical skills
  • Technical skills vary based on team

Sample Career Paths

  • Financial Controls/ Audit
  • Investor/ Fund Accounting
  • Corporate Finance RDP Associate (Chicago, IL)
  • Financial Analyst

Application Process

At Northern Trust, we place a huge value on “fit” – our clients, the services we provide, the technology we create, and most importantly, the people we hire.

As an applicant to an Early Career role, we want to get to know you – what you value, how you solve problems, what you aspire to, and whether we’re a good “fit” for your skills and career goals. To help us understand your “fit” for an Analyst role with us we ask you to complete 4 stages.

Stage 1 – Online Application. 

Click on Apply for Job and complete your online application where we ask you for personal information, academic history and check your eligibility. After completing this stage satisfactorily you will receive an email invitation to complete Stage 2.

Stage 2 – Career eNTry online assessment.

Take a brief online assessment so we can identify key skills and attributes important for working at Northern Trust. On passing the assessment you will receive an email invitation to complete Stage 3.

Stage 3 – On Demand Video Interview (Optional). 

You’ll be invited to record answers to a number of short interview questions. You may be asked about your knowledge of Northern Trust your strengths and your motivations to start your career with us.

The video interview is an optional part of the process – if you decide not to complete the on demand interview the Recruiter will review your application and assessment and contact you for a telephone interview only if you are shortlisted.

Once you have completed all 3 stages a Recruiter will review all the information you have provided and contact you if you have been selected for stage 4 – an in person interview.

Keep an eye on your email for the invitations, including your spam folders. Add to your safe sender list.

Good luck, we are looking forward to learning more about you.

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email us at

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