The Commercial Banking Training Program, based in Chicago, Illinois, is a key component to the development of our team of commercial bank relationship managers. Growing and developing top talent is one of our corporate values. It is the launching pad for a career in providing high-quality commercial banking services to middle market companies.
- 18-24 month training program including classroom learning and practical application
- Taught by professionals at The PrivateBank as well as select industry and topic experts
- Classroom phase: accounting, finance, credit analysis, business writing, financial modeling, relevant computer skills
- Practical experience: 60- to 90-day rotations with lending groups across the bank such as general commercial, commercial real estate, health care, construction and engineering, security alarm, private banking, and for-profit education.
The program is designed to provide you with the skills you will need throughout your professional career, including sales, learning how to build your professional brand, and negotiation training. At the same time, you will gain real-world experience working alongside seasoned commercial middle market bankers. You will gain in-depth product knowledge in the areas of financing, treasury management, private banking, foreign exchange and derivatives.
Upon completion of the training program, individuals are anticipated to be placed on a banking team at The PrivateBank subject to business needs, performance and individual interests.
Individuals in the program are full-time employees and eligible for company benefits. During your first 18-24 months of employment, we will dedicate our time to your training.
We are selective about the people who make up The PrivateBank because we firmly believe the value of our Company is in the strength of our team. We are as committed to each other as we are to those we serve. We use a straightforward set of beliefs captured in our corporate values to guide every decision we make and every action we take. Chief among these is an emphasis on collaboration and respect for the strengths of every member of our team. We work hard and we reward hard work. That includes a pay for performance compensation philosophy, a full and competitive benefits program for all employees including those in the commercial banking training program, tuition reimbursement for approved degree programs and more.