Why Work Here
IT'S TIME TO WORK WITH PURPOSE
For smart, curious professionals inspired to do great work for the greater good, the Chicago Fed offers opportunities of tremendous purpose.
OUR CULTURE
HOW WE WORK
Inclusive, people-first culture
We serve. In an organization of many and varied functions and personalities, this is the unifier. Our sense of shared purpose fuels our actions, breathes through diversity and inclusion, and drives our growth and development. We contribute to a prestigious organization that plays a pivotal role in the world.
THE WORK WE DO
Connection to vital purpose
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.
WHERE WE CAN GO
Opportunities and growth
Work on varied projects. Pursue what interests you. Grow where you want to go. Share knowledge with some of the world’s finest minds. Learn and explore across teams, our Bank, and the Federal Reserve System. If it’s within you, it can be realized at the Chicago Fed. There’s always a new challenge and opportunity.
OUR PEOPLE
Have a voice and be heard. Be respected and empowered to act. We support each other and thrive together in an inclusive culture of belonging. We strive to be a great place to work by building and growing a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve, ensuring that our culture is inclusive and equitable for all.

By bringing our diverse experiences, styles, approaches and ideas to the table, we achieve our individual and shared goals and better serve our communities. We are proud of the recognitions we’ve received for our efforts.
Office of Minority & Women Inclusion
The office, established by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, is led by Senior Vice President Kathryn Medina and is charged with ensuring inclusion of minorities, women, and minority-owned and women-owned businesses in all the Bank’s activities.
Diversity & Professional Network Groups
Our Employee Support Network Groups include diversity-oriented affinity and inclusion groups that play a vital role in advancing an inclusive culture through events, initiatives and year-long efforts.
Women's Impact
Network
Spectrum (LGBTQ
& Allies Association)
Family Resource
Group
Veterans Support
Group
Asian Pacific Islander
Resource Group
Conexión
(Latinx Association)
Black Impact Group
Generation Empowerment
Network
Toastmasters Club
OUR IMPACT
We work with our community partners to diversify our recruiting pipelines, to provide learning and development opportunities to our employees, and to be strong corporate citizens and give back to the community.

These include a diverse array of regional and national partners such as the Chicago Financial Services Pipeline, Chicago United, Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE), Year Up Chicago, United Way and more.
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