Chicago Mercantile Exchange Corporate Procurement Internship- Fall 2017 in United States

Corporate Procurement Internship- Fall 2017




CME Group: Where Futures Are MadeCME 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 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. Joining our company gives you the opportunity to make a difference in global financial markets every day – whether you work on our industry-leading technology and risk management services, our benchmark products or in a corporate services area that helps us serve our customers better. With 2,500 employees located around the world, we’re small enough for you and your contributions to be known. But big enough for your ideas to make an impact. The pace is dynamic, the work is unlike any other firm in the business, and the possibilities are endless. Problem solvers, difference makers, trailblazers. Those are our people. And we’re looking for more.

This candidate will assist the Finance Division on day-to-day activities in support of purchasing related functions. At a high level, this individual would be responsible for placing purchase orders, data analysis, reporting, and other ad-hoc projects.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Assist Procurement staff with purchase orders

  • Perform data analysis on potential purchases

  • Maintain/create custom reports as needed

  • Facilitating issuing Purchase Orders to vendors

  • Coordinating delivery of purchases as needed

  • Updating information in CME ERP tool

  • Finalizing and execution of Purchase Contract

  • Spend analyze and Cost breakdown

  • Variety of ad-hoc purchasing related projects


  • Currently pursuing a BA/BS Degree in Business related field

  • Supply Chain MGMT, Purchasing, or related field preferred but not mandatory

  • 3.25 Minimum GPA required

  • Local to Chicago

Skills / Software Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook included) Required

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Jira and/or Workday experience preferred

  • Analytical methodology

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Motivated Self Starter with a Desire to Learn

  • Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments

  • Demonstrate analytical skills and business skills

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk. Based in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Singapore, Calgary, Houston, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington D.C., our team of more than 2,500 employees has an impact on the global economy every day. We offer:

  • The widest range of global benchmark futures and options available across all major asset classes;

  • The most advanced trading technology;

  • Industry-leading clearing and risk management capabilities;

  • A relentless customer focus, serving leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, corporations and individual traders; and,

  • A great place to work.

With this strong foundation in place, we are looking to continue growing our business in both listed and over-the-counter markets. To support this growth, we are seeking highly motivated individuals to help foster our corporate culture and uphold our core values of leading with conviction and integrity, advancing the global economy, building lasting relationships and acting with ingenuity every day.

We hope you will consider joining our world-class team.