Experience:
0-1 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
9/12/2019
Job Category:
Business Development
Intern-Business Innovation
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EMC Insurance Group Inc. | Des Moines, IA
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Job Description

Explore a variety of careers in insurance with EMC! By participating in our paid intern program, you'll develop industry-related knowledge, enhance skills that are transferable to any professional setting and do meaningful work to help achieve our goals. Your daily responsibilities, special projects and activities will provide both structured and unstructured opportunities to help you learn and grow as a professional. When you network with executives, connect with a mentor, explore other departments and volunteer in the community, you'll see your impact at EMC on a larger level. Plus, successful interns are invited to apply for regular full-time positions. Join us at EMC! You're going to love it here-you can count on it.

Essential Functions:

* Paid internship working on the Innovation team at EMC
* Participates in innovation initiatives such as Innovation for Breakfast, Pop-Up Innovation Lab and InsurTech pipeline
* Researches and makes recommendations on at least one emerging technology or innovation
* Works closely with Emerging Issues and Trends Council (EIT) to develop a white paper related to a specific emerging technology that will impact insurance industry
* Learns EMC and departmental culture, structure, and functions across branches
* Develops understanding of insurance operations, change management and innovation

Education & Experience:

* Business, mathematics, statistics, economics, computer science, finance or related major
* Completion of junior year preferred
* Interest in property casualty insurance career
* Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Analytical ability
* Strong organizational skills
* Sound decision-making and problem-solving
* Attention to detail
* Good computer skills

Our employment practices are in accord with the laws which prohibit discrimination due to race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, citizenship status, marital status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

All of our locations are tobacco free including in company vehicles.