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Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance’s internship program is filled with learning experiences for everyone

  • Tiffany Hackett, Talent Acquisition Coordinator
    Tiffany Hackett, Talent Acquisition Coordinator  | Aug 6, 2021
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Photo of the group of interns from the Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance internship program

 

Our 11-week paid summer internship program offers the best development experience possible by providing opportunities across the organization. We bring our interns together for weekly sessions consisting of professional development, networking events, volunteer opportunities and off-site field trips exposing them to many facets of the insurance industry. Interns spend each week working alongside industry professionals to gain hands-on, real-world experience. They are integrated into our culture and treated as Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance (IFBI) employees.  

 

Experiences for Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance interns   

 

Historically, internship programming has consisted of insurance industry visits, field trips to Indiana farms, volunteering in the local Indianapolis community, after-work social mixers and weekly virtual hangouts.  


Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Interns helping at Gleaners food bank

 

We encourage our interns to job shadow other departments within our organization that are areas of career interests. This allows them to gain insight into our industry and acquire knowledge of other areas of the company.  

 

The interns are broken into teams and given expectations and guidelines on developing their internship capstone project, which consists of creating a two-minute commercial for the internship program and the value it has added to their college experience. The finished capstone project is presented on the last day, and those videos are used to promote our internship program to future candidates. 

 

The internship program has received recognition over the past few years as the 2018 IMPACT Employer of the Year and was chosen as one of the 2020 Elite 50 Internships .

 

Who can apply for the internship?


Our ideal intern can provide our organization with new and innovative ideas  and take initiative on projects and daily responsibilities. Candidates should be able to adapt to an ever-changing environment and work both independently and collaboratively.   

 

Students who are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree from a four-year college or university and can commit to spending 11weeks in the summer with us in Indianapolis are encouraged to apply. 

 

When can I apply for the internship?  

 

You can begin applying in late August and early September.  

 

How can I apply for the internship?  

 

Students can find our opportunities on our careers page page and Handshake

 

Our summer internship program is for those who are looking to enhance their current skills and learn more about their professional area of focus. The internship program is more than learning strictly about insurance, it gives individuals the opportunity to grow and experience what life may look like post-graduation.  

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Interns helping in garden as SENSE charter school