Lakeland, Florida

Business Leadership Summer Internship - Lakeland, Fl

Salary: $16.29 per hour

Note: We are creating multiple options for the application of our Business Leadership Summer Internship as we navigate the impact of COVID-19 on our current business practices. These offerings will include the possibility of a virtual internship, if needed. As we continue to monitor the impact of this pandemic, our execution of this internship will prioritize the health of all GEICO associates - both current and future.

Are you looking for an internship that provides real world business experience? During GEICO's 8-10 week paid summer internship program, you'll gain first-hand knowledge of our dynamic industry, work on meaningful projects and have opportunities to network with leaders throughout our organization. This full-time program is designed to educate,stimulate and develop future business leaders. Itis well-suited forfinance, accounting, risk management, economics, marketing, management, mathematics and general business majors.

During the internship program, you will be assigned a management mentor and take part in several individual and group projects with your team of interns.These assignments will include researching insurance industry trends, analyzingcurrent business procedures in multiple departments, developing marketing plans, delivering presentations to management and proposing new strategies for growing and retaining our business.Many of the project recommendations that GEICO interns make are seriously considered for implementation. At the end of the summer internship program you will understand what it takes to be successful in a multi-billion dollar corporation.

Successful interns may also be considered for future career opportunities with our company. In fact, more than half of our summer interns accept full-time positions following completion of the program!

Qualifications & Skills:
  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university with a rising senior status at time of the summer program
  • 3.0+ cumulative GPA required
  • Completion of multiple business courses
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated leadership potential
  • Solid understanding of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing

The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants.

Lakeland, Florida

 

GEICO is built on ingenuity, perseverance, innovation, resilience and hard, honest work. From its humble beginnings in the midst of the Great Depression to its current place as one of the most successful companies in the nation, GEICO represents a quintessential American success story.

What does GEICO stand for?

Government Employees Insurance Company. The name goes back to the beginnings of the company. Founder Leo Goodwin first targeted a customer base of U.S. government employees and military personnel. Today, of course, the company has grown to provide insurance to a wide range of customers, no matter whether they're employed by Uncle Sam or the private sector.