Areas of Work
FIND YOUR PURPOSE
Whatever our roles, we are called to do great work for the greater good.
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THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE
The Chicago Fed offers diverse opportunities across a wide range of areas. Contribute your distinct experiences and talents to our shared purpose.
Technology
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY | INFORMATION SECURITY
Use top-of-the-line technologies for greater purpose: supporting our country.
Overview
Our IT teams analyze and visualize data, design and deliver resilient applications, services and infrastructure, and innovate by embracing new technologies like artificial intelligence and the cloud. We work across all business units, managing the data and information assets of the Bank, including the national financial services payment infrastructure. Join us and bring your expertise in software engineering, cloud computing, automation, data science or information security to help the Federal Reserve deliver on its mission to serve the public.
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Research & Outreach
ECONOMIC RESEARCH | COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Find the answers to vitally important questions.
Overview
Join us in undertaking work that directly impacts the greater good. As stewards of the U.S. economy, we research and analyze policy solutions on a wide array of topics—everything from labor and health economics to monetary policy and the inner workings of financial institutions.
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Bank Supervision
SUPERVISION & REGULATION
Work to keep our nation’s banks safe and protect consumers.
Overview
We serve to promote the stability and growth of the U.S. economy by supervising and regulating state member banks, bank holding companies and regional, large and foreign banking organizations. We are bank examiners and analysts, risk-management and quantitative specialists and more … working together to promote a safe, sound fair and transparent banking and financial system. We conduct on-site examinations of banks throughout our district, to ensure they are operating in a safe and sound manner and following all laws and regulations.
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Professional Services
FINANCE | LEGAL | HR | AUDIT | FACILITIES
There is purpose in everything we do … which is a lot.
Overview
We are financial, legal, audit, facilities, human resource team members and other professionals, working in a diverse array of corporate functions across the Chicago Fed. We support critical business and operations, our people and the building itself.
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Financial Products & Services
CASH | CENTRAL BANK SERVICES | CUSTOMER RELATIONS & SUPPORT OFFICE
We keep the nation’s payment system safe and secure.
Overview
Things are always moving at the Chicago Fed. After all, it takes a lot of talented people to ensure the stability of the payment system and support the well-being of the overall economy. As colleagues, our responsibilities vary widely—from Cash and Central Bank Services to our National Customer Relations and Support Office. Yet our work is connected to the Federal Reserve’s mission to foster the stability, integrity and efficiency of the nation's monetary, financial and payment systems.
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Law Enforcement
Protect the Mission. We take pride in doing work of great purpose.
Overview
Our federal law enforcement officers protect employees, visitors and our assets. They are a highly trained police department that ensures a safe work environment by providing emergency planning and incident response.
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Preparing for a future of purpose
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