Are you in the process of completing your degree and want to gain insight in the world of business?
What do we have to offer?
An internship with Guardian is a great way to gain professional, hands on experience. As a paid intern, you will be immersed in our culture of respect, high standards and fairness, where collaboration and innovation is actively encouraged. You will gain industry and organizational knowledge through daily business interactions and job assignments, have the opportunity to interact with leadership, and make meaningful contributions that directly impact our business.
Who we are:
Guardian is a Fortune 250 global financial services company, as well as one of the largest mutual insurance companies in America. Guardian offers a range of insurance products from life insurance and disability income insurance to annuities and dental plans.
We are proud to be able to deliver on our commitments and to be able to serve our customers when they need us the most. Our superior customer service was recognized across the industry with the 2015 and 2016 DALBAR Service Award. We are committed to creating better futures for our customers, employees, and communities. We do this by keeping our values in sight:
- We do the right thing
- People count
- We hold ourselves to very high standards
What are we looking for?
We are seeking students in the process of completing a bachelor’s degree who possess high attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple priorities, and a strong knowledge of Excel.
This paid internship is available with full-time hours. Please attach a cover letter describing why you would be an excellent candidate. Wages are $440/week for 10 weeks.
Trainees are required to attend an unpaid Berkshire Business Interns boot-camp, a 3-day, 2 night immersive career readiness training retreat starting at 10am Saturday, June 9th, and concluding at noon on Monday, June 11th. The bootcamp includes programming to help trainees succeed at their summer internship, fun social events, plus free lodging and meals. It will be held in North Adams, Massachusetts.
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America®, currently ranked #226 on the Fortune 250, is a global financial services company and one of the largest mutual life insurers in the United States. In 2015, the company achieved the highest earnings in its over 155-year history, reporting $1.5 billion in operating income (before taxes and dividends to policyholders).
Guardian ended the year with $7.3 billion in capital, marking its seventh consecutive year of capital growth, and a record-high policyholder dividend of $838.6 million was declared. Guardian is a mutual company, meaning it is owned by its policyholders. As owners, policyholders share in Guardian’s actual financial results through annual dividends which Guardian has paid every year since 1868. Being a mutual company means the company’s focus is always on its customers and building a strong financial foundation that will serve them today and into the future.
Guardian’s offerings range from life insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, wealth management and investments to workplace benefits such as dental, vision, and 401(k) plans. Guardian has approximately 8,000 employees and a network of over 3,000 financial representatives in more than 70 agencies nationwide.
Guardian states its aspiration in the following way: “To be the trusted mutual partner, delivering financial security how, when, and where our clients prefer.”
Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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