Northern Trust Overview

  • Chicago, IL
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1889
  • Company - Public (NTRS)
  • Banking & Lending
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)


As a global leader in innovative wealth management, asset servicing and investment solutions, Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) is proud to guide the world’s most successful individuals, families and institutions by remaining true to our enduring principles of service, expertise and ...
Mission: Join a Team That’s Made for Greater At Northern Trust, we refer to our employees as partners – with good reason. We understand that relationships are the key to our success. Here you’ll join a diverse and inclusive team of innovators with the drive to challenge the way things ...

Glassdoor Awards

Top CEOs: 2017(#81)

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Northern Trust Reviews

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Michael OGrady
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1,986 Ratings
Current Employee, more than 8 years

"Good company"

Jul 8, 2022 - Product Manager in Chicago, IL
Positive Outlook
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The company significantly, consistently under pay their employees. Good talent is often lost because of the pay scale.

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Diversity & Inclusion at Northern Trust

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How is diversity at Northern Trust?

...No equal opportunity for girls although they say it but on upper management , hardly any diversity...Read More

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Northern Trust Interviews

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Applied online42%
Employee Referral27%
Campus Recruiting10%

  1. Communications Specialist Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview


    I had many rounds of interviews with HR and the team I would be working on. The interviews were short and easy, except one with one woman on the team that ran so long that I was almost late to my then-current job. She was long-winded. After all of my interviews, much to my surprise, an offer came about three months later. Don’t know what took so long.

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Company Updates

August 4, 2022
Our Northern Trust Corporate Marketing team joined in on the fun at the Cradles to Crayons Chicago annual #BackpackAThon. They helped the organization reach their goal of providing 70,000 backpacks full of essential school supplies for children in the Chicago area. 👏 You can learn more about our global volunteering efforts here #NTGivesBack
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Corporate Philanthropy - Northern Trust
July 29, 2022
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Yesterday we celebrated a very happy National Intern Day with a great group of current interns. From the whole organization, we want to thank them for all their hard work this summer. We appreciate our interns every day, but yesterday we got to celebrate them! In Chicago, our interns created literacy kits for United Way of Metro Chicago while our interns in Tempe and our wealth management offices, got together virtually to create cards of encouragement for Chicago-based Cardz For Kidz.
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Students and Graduates | Northern Trust

Northern Trust Awards & Accolades

  • Gender Equality Index MemberBloomberg2022
  • Top ranking of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’sCorporate Equality Index2022

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Returnships

    Offer formal "internships" for mid-career people or those returning to the workforce

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What is paid time off like at Northern Trust?

...Great PTO, 4 weeks vacation, 2 volunteer days, 2 personal days, all paid holidays, plus sick time, maternity AND paternity leave...

February 7, 2022

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Employees rate Northern Trust 3.9 out of 5 stars based on 4,163 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Northern Trust, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Northern Trust and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 80% of employees would recommend working at Northern Trust to a friend. This is based on 3,898 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

66% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Northern Trust as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.8 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Northern Trust.

74% of employees think that Northern Trust has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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