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Recruitment Internship
Posted on 2/1/2022
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Social Media
  • Track large volumes of candidates through multiple stages of the interview process, including candidate communication, testing and screening while ensuring a high-quality candidate experience
  • Schedule and monitor interviews through our applicant tracking system (ATS)
  • Ensure feedback is recorded in our ATS and follow up with interviewers and hiring managers as needed
  • Event coordination across insight days, super days, virtual and campus events
  • Collaborate with Recruitment Team to identify goals, make data-driven decisions, and execute process improvements when needed
  • Attend meetings and assist the team with projects and initiatives, including data reporting and analysis, process documentation, and more
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and accommodation for candidates
  • Assist in the creation of social media content, job postings as well as ordering and distributing company branded merch
  • Final year bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Communications or other related field
  • Previous recruitment coordination and experience working with applicant tracking systems preferred, but not required
  • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook and Excel
  • Demonstrated interest and aptitude for data reporting and analysis
  • Proactive problem-solver capable of identifying issues and generating solutions
  • Outstanding organizational skills, close attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task are must haves
  • Ability to work independently while also being a team player with a can-do attitude
  • Flexibility to deal with last minute changes, the ability to remain calm under pressure, and comfortable working with minimal direction
  • Friendly and patient demeanor when dealing with candidates and representing Akuna
Akuna Capital

201-500 employees

Trading firm specializing in derivatives market-making
Company Overview
Akuna Capital is a proprietary trading firm specializing in derivatives market making and sophisticated modeling with a commitment to cutting-edge technology.
  • Generous Paid Leave Policies - Vacation leave starting at 20 days per year that increases based on tenure, flexible sick leave, primary carer’s leave starting at 12 weeks, and volunteer time off.
  • Medical & Retirement Packages - 100% coverage of monthly premiums for employees enrolled in Akuna’s BlueCross BlueShield offerings and dental and vision plans, as well as a 401(k) plan with company match.
  • Wellness & Inclusion - Our employees have access to complimentary fitness and mindfulness events both in-person and virtually, as well as an in-building gym in our Chicago office. Additionally, our employee-led Culture Committee works together to continue building a healthy, positive, and inclusive work environment.
  • Continuing Education - We are proud to offer firm-wide classes through our Akuna U program, access to webinars, digital books, and case studies via Safari, opportunities to attend conferences, and tuition reimbursements to make sure you keep learning!
  • Social Events - We host happy hours, team outings and poker nights, sponsor a variety of employee-led clubs and sports teams, and offer volunteer opportunities to all employees.
  • Kitchen & Games Room - Catch up over a coffee made to order by our in-house barista and grab a bite to eat in our stocked kitchen, or challenge a fellow coworker to a friendly ping pong match in our games room!
  • Referral Bonuses - We want to reward you for helping us grow our awesome, hard-working team.
Company Core Values
  • Rapid innovation through new technologies
  • Collaborative flow of knowledge
  • A thirst for individual growth and opportunity