Fifth Third Bank Commercial Intern-Chicago in Chicago, Illinois


Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:

# A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

# An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

# An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

Fifth Third Bank's Wholesale division offers banking, cash management, and financial services to large and middle market businesses, government, and specialized industries. In addition to traditional lending and depository offerings, our commercial products and services include global cash management, foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset-based lending, real estate finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance. We are a team of professionals focused on delivering innovative and client-specific solutions that leverage the Bank's expertise in treasury management, capital markets, and international products and services. Our sales process drives the delivery of financial solutions through a relationship team consisting of subject-matter experts who ensure all aspects of our client's needs are assessed and met.

GENERAL FUNCTION: Performs a variety of assigned duties and special projects within the Commercial Division. Becomes familiar with the business practices, operations, and procedures because of the on-the-job learning that occurs throughout theinternship. Acquires basic knowledge, skills, and experience.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures thatactions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.


  • Add value to each department by performing the duties and assignments determined by the manager.

  • Observe procedures and workflow to become familiar with how the department functions.

  • Handle special assignments/projects as assigned by department manage.

  • Build a network of contacts within Commercial and supporting divisions.

  • Attend formal training classes when appropriate.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned.



  • Working towards a four-year college degree required (sophomores or juniors).

  • 1 year of relevant experience preferred (Internships and co-ops can fulfill this requirement).

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to multi-task and to be flexible.

  • Experience with Microsoft office products, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, as this is an internship is structured to involve extensive self-learning.

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.