GATX is looking for a motivated individual to join our Chicago based Internal Audit team, as an Intern to assist with day-to-day operations and projects. The candidate is required to be physically located in the Chicago area and work weeks will consist of a combination of in-office and remote (virtual) work days. Internship projects will include assisting with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) testing of financial controls, and risk-based internal audit projects.


With oversight and direction from the Internal Audit team, the intern will:

  • Develop and prepare internal audit templates and work papers
  • Assemble relevant information for use in planning and execution of internal audit projects
  • Provide administrative support to the Internal Audit Team
  • Perform audit procedures and evaluate the design and operating effectiveness internal controls
  • Report progress of internal audit responsibilities during daily team stand-up meetings
  • Effectively communicate with employees at all levels of the organization to support Internal Audit team


Key Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication, as well as interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to be proactive and meet project deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a virtual team environment
  • Self-starter with good problem-solving skills
  • Detailed oriented and strong analytical skills


  • Current student pursuing a Bachelor's or graduate degree in Business with an interest in auditing and/or internal controls (sophomores, juniors and seniors are preferred)
  • Strong academic track record (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3)
  • Successfully manage strong academics with extracurricular activities
  • Prior professional experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Hours and Location:

Monday through Friday: 8:45am to 4:45pm Central Standard Time, 20 to 37.5 hours/week. The duration of the internship, including working days, and start date will be agreed upon with the intern at the start of the internship program.  Internship duration may not exceed 6 months per calendar year. 




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GATX embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.


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