Research Park Innovation Center Internship - Summer 2024
Location: Champaign, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 20283686
Description CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career by shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it - all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.
CME is currently seeking brilliant minds to join our Innovation Center at the UIUC Research Park . You will be a key member of a close-knit and cross-disciplinary team. Every member of this team has a passion for technology and a willingness to explore uncharted territory. Not only do you have a keen dedication to your area of expertise, but you are also ready to learn whatever it takes to support your colleagues in their efforts. This team doesn't just thrive, it excels. And it does this by being 100% committed to each other. Work with the best of CME's next generation and help us to succeed, fail, and learn spectacularly.
CME's Technology Summer Internship program offers students opportunities to learn more about CME's business, our role in the financial industry, and the types of technology that keeps our markets running. In the past, our interns have worked on building cloud infrastructure, researching blockchain technologies, and taking ownership of new applications that can change the trading lifecycle. We are focused on designing, building and deploying customer focused solutions with passion and precision. Some areas of work may be:
Research and Proof of Concepts
DevOps and Cloud Migration
Google Cloud Transformation Work
Protoyping of Internal Tools
Required qualities for all team members:
Dynamic self-starting individuals who will proactively contribute to the efforts and needs of the team
Interested in a broad range of topics and willing to assist teammates on work that may be considered outside of their role
Ready to learn new skills when the task at hand requires it
Consistently demonstrates positive energy and strong work ethic
Produce clear and detailed written documentation; Including presentation/slide decks
Sustain transparency and knowledge sharing by maintaining informational resources on the project wiki
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Studying Computer Science or a related field
Experience writing code in Java, Python, or C++
A passion for problem solving
Proficiency in Java/Python
Previous technical or financial experience
Experience with UNIX/Linux
Web development experience using Java Script / HTML, REST APIs web services
Experience with Google Cloud
This internship does require the ability to successfully work in a hybrid environment with customers that are remote. Individuals are expected to be in the Innovation Center most days. There is some travel to the Chicago Office expected/included. The internship is 12 weeks and will likely run Wednesday, May 24 - Wednesday, August 9th.
CME Group: Where Futures Are Made
CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is the world's leading derivatives marketplace. But who we are goes deeper than that. Here, you can impact markets worldwide. Transform industries. And build a career shaping tomorrow. We invest in your success and you own it, all while working alongside a team of leading experts who inspire you in ways big and small. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we're looking for more.