Legal Division Intern



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023

Job Description

Who We Are

At Cboe, we inspire our people to solve complex challenges together because what we do matters. We provide the financial infrastructure that powers the global economy through work that invites connection. Our people power our trusted markets and in turn, we power them through robust benefits, perks and a company culture that prioritizes connection, collaboration and inclusivity. As a leading provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, Cboe delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants around the world.

Our Internship Program

Cboe interns work with a variety of staff across multiple departments and have the opportunity to put their skills to work in their field of interest, while learning about Exchange technology and operations through our robust Options Institute courses. The three main foundational pillars of our internship program are: develop, educate and network. We want to ensure each of our interns receive a real-world working experience that encourages academic, professional and personal growth. Candidates should be versatile, eager and able to work in a fast-paced, time-sensitive financial and technical environment. Our internship program runs from June to August.

Legal Intern

The program is designed to engage you in day-to-day activities and projects contributing towards our Legal team and corporate goals. The ideal Legal team intern candidate is a law school student with an outstanding record of academic achievement and an interest in the financial markets.


Assist and provide administrative support to Cboe attorneys with all facets of their daily responsibilities related to various financial products regulation, including securities, options, futures, and digital assets, and general corporate matters.
Assist in the preparation and submission of documents, such as proposed changes to exchange rules, to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and other regulators.
Assist in the preparation and filing of various corporate filings with government entities.
Conduct legal research on issues related to equities, options, futures, digital assets, and foreign exchange market structure and trading.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Possess sound professional judgment
  • Intuitive and practical understanding of and experience with requirements relating to confidential documents and information
  • Must be strong team player
  • At least one year of law school at an accredited institution

The Basics

◆ Competitive compensation

◆ 2:1 Matching 401(k)

◆ Flexible, hybrid work environment


◆ Daily complimentary in-office lunch from local restaurants

◆ Endless free coffee and snacks to fuel your workday

◆ State of the art office hubs worldwide

Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our associates' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status.



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