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On January 23, President Trump issued a memorandum that instituted a temporary, government-wide federal hiring freeze. While Federal Reserve Bank employees are not federal government employees, we are choosing to comply with the spirit of this guidance while remaining positioned to meet our important public service mission.

Positions that we are hiring for at this time are posted here. While there are only a few positions due to the hiring freeze, the Federal Reserve Bank can offer career opportunities in a variety of fields that support employees’ professional growth to help them reach their full potential. So we encourage interested applicants to check back regularly for new positions.

A career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago puts you at the center of the financial world with a perspective on national and international economies and markets. You will join a talented group of professionals working to foster and support the safety, soundness and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

It's a challenge that demands the skills of a financial services professional, the intellectual curiosity of an academic and a passion for public service. The experience, exposure and relationships you gain here will put you on the path to a distinguished career and rewarding lifestyle.

Please feel free to visit the Federal Reserve Talent Network website as well. The Federal Reserve Talent Network is a portal of all open positions across the Federal Reserve Banks that is designed to search for jobs, sign up for job alerts, and share positions with social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter). To learn more about possible career opportunities please visit Federal Reserve System Talent Network.



The Chicago Fed has opportunities in a variety of specialties including accounting, IT and project management.

Specialty Roles

The Chicago Fed offers unique opportunities to those with experience in economic research and banking supervision and regulation.



The Chicago Fed offers internships in a variety of areas including research, banking regulation and website design.

Your Benefits


The Chicago Fed offers competitive salaries and an industry-leading benefit package that includes health benefits, flexible work schedules, a wellness center and paid time off.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413, USA. Tel. (312) 322-5322

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