Northern Trust Overview

  • Chicago, IL
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1889
  • Company - Public (NTRS)
  • Banking & Lending
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)


For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and over 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s ...
Mission: Every day, we challenge ourselves to leverage our strength and stability in innovative new ways. We strive to forge deeper connections and help our clients achieve bigger goals. And by working more globally than ever before, we continually push new technologies and ideas forward ...

Northern Trust Reviews

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Michael OGrady
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1,970 Ratings
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"Excellent company"

7 Jun 2022 - Second Vice President
Positive Outlook
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Great people and culture throughout


Higher salaries and better pay increases

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Better salaries scales and bonuses
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Diversity & Inclusion at Northern Trust

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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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    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

4 August 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
29 July 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

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Does Northern Trust offer relocation assistance?

...Great benefits package...

16 September 2020

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Employees rate Northern Trust 3.9 out of 5 stars based on 4,173 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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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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