Geico Internship

 
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Geico

Internship Overview
Internship Rating (Avg): 4.67 out of 5
3 Intern Reviews
Avg Geico Intern Salary: $14.38 per hour
4 Intern Salaries
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Geico Internship Program Information

GEICO hires summer interns in six of our office locations. All GEICO internships are paid and locations include: -Buffalo, NY -Fredericksburg, VA -Macon, GA -San Diego, CA -Tucson, AZ -Virginia Beach, VA

Internship Perks

As an intern, you will spend 8 – 10 weeks during the summer at one of our offices and: -Gain an understanding of one or more business operations as you work on projects -Analyze real business issues impacting GEICO -Present results and recommendations to various departments -Receive mentoring from management -Interact and network with associates at all levels -Build leadership, communication and presentation skills -Get involved in activities, service projects and social events -Receive competitive compensation for your hard work -Be considered for full-time career opportunities after graduation

About Geico

GEICO is one of the nation's largest and fastest growing auto insurers, thanks to their low rates, clever marketing and great service. As a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, led by renowned Warren Buffett, they offer new hires career advancement in a stable, supportive and rewarding environment. As of 2013, GEICO operates 14 major offices, insures 12 million policyholders (and growing), and employs more than 28,000 associates across the country. GEICO is led by Tony Nicely, Chairman and CEO, and is headquartered in the Washington, DC area. In addition to auto insurance, the company also provides RV, ATV, Boat, Motorcycle, Property and other lines of insurance. GEICO hires new associates into inside sales, customer service, claims, auto damage, IT, actuary. legal and analyst careers. They also offer fast-track management development programs for college grads. Associates average 3 promotions within the first 5 years; 78% of their managment team started in entry level careers!

Intern Recruitment & Application Process

Apply @ geico.jobs/internships

You can search by location or using the keyword INTERNSHIP. A complete application, resume, transcript and cover letter are required. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2014.

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"The real business exposure allowed me to connect the dots from the classroom to actual business decisions." — Sarah H., University of Arizona

Being in the internship program taught me more than just business and insurance. GEICO, it’s employees and the other interns helped me learn who I am and what I want to be. - Andrew F., SUNY Buffalo State, Management

Everyone was always willing to help us on our projects which showed that they really cared and valued our work. My experience at GEICO was invaluable for my future after college and I couldn't have asked for a better internship. - Joey D., Virginia Tech, Statistics

Choosing to apply to the GEICO internship was one of the best decisions I made. Now, I not only have a greater knowledge of insurance, but the leadership, presentation and teamwork skills that I learned, I will hold with me forever, as well as the great relationships that I made this summer. - Kylie L., University at Buffalo, Marketing

Intern Selection Criteria

We're looking for bright, driven business and IT undergraduates.

The qualifications we look for when hiring interns include:

-College students who've completed their sophomore or junior year.
-Students majoring in business, finance, insurance, marketing, management, mathematics, economics and related fields are encouraged to apply to internships in Arizona, California, Georgia, New York and Virginia.
-Undergraduates majoring in computer science, information systems, MIS, IST, computer engineering or related programs are encouraged to apply for IT internships at our Maryland corporate office.
-Effective communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.
-Demonstrated leadership potential on campus, at work or within the commuity.
-The ability to work independently and within in a team.

Internship Resources & Links

Getting your foot in the door as an intern is an ideal way to launch your career. Would you like to be an intern at GEICO? Our college recruiters will be on campus this fall and we start recruiting for our paid summer internship program during the spring semester. For more information about our internship program, please follow us on twitter @GEICOCampus or visit geico.jobs/internships
4 Geico Intern Salaries
Intern: $14.25/hour
$14.25/hour
Summer Intern: $15/hour
Marketing Intern: $14/hour
3 Geico reviews posted anonymously by former interns:
"Great Experience "
Position: Intern
Location: Virginia Beach
Pay: $14.25/hour
Duration: 8 weeks
Review posted on 10/8/2013
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Pros:

Worked on projects that pertained to real company issues. Got to learn from top company executives. Provided with weekly mentor for guidance and growth as a professional.

Advice for other students:

Get an internship like this one where they help you grow professionally and prepare you for the workplace after college.
 
"Best Summer Ever!"
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Pay: $14.25/hour
Duration: 8 weeks
Review posted on 10/8/2013
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Pros:

Great experience working with all level of associates and departments. I was exposed to the entire company from top to bottom. Gained experience in working on real business problems with teams, as well as presenting to management.

Cons:

Working in teams can present challenges, but it made for great a learning experience as a soon to be college graduate.

Interview Questions & Process:

1. Online Application
2. Phone Interview
3. Onsite Interview

Advice for other students:

Don't over look this internship. When I compare my internship to those of my friends, my experience stands out. Make the most of the internship and work hard, it pays of!
 
"Rotational internship program at Geico"
Position: Summer Intern
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Pay: $15/hour
Duration: 10 weeks
Review posted on 2/26/2012
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Pros:

Geico has great internship programs. I spent the summer in the Virginia Beach office. The biggest pro was that I saw all parts of the insurance business - sales, service, claims, etc. Overall, cool people and I learned a ton interning with Geico.

Cons:

Sales isn't for me.

Advice for other students:

Apply early to internship programs and really learn about the company. Don't take the shotgun resume approach.
 
 
 

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