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Information Technology Services Internship (Summer 2023)


Zurich is currently looking for an Information Technology Services Intern in our Enterprise Underwriting Solutions Business for the Summer of 2023 out of our Schaumburg, IL office.

This intern will work under immediate supervision and perform requested tasks alongside professionals who perform these roles. Generally, this position is part of a summer program with an assigned mentor. 


Primary responsibilities will include:

  • You will work on Underwriting Landscape Transformation projects where you will work on stream management for Guidewire PolicyCenter and/or Underwriting Management release


You will learn:           

  • Managing IT projects, including coordination of dependencies, developing and maintaining the project plan
  • Budgeting / financial forecasting
  • Issue triaging and resolution
  • Collaborating with multiple cross-functional teams
  • Creating status reports
  • Jira, Planview and Guidewire PolicyCenter and Underwriting Management

Other development opportunities:

  • Capacity management
  • Providing updates/presentations to key stakeholders
  • Communication skills in a business environment
  • Leadership


Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree
  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s program and will be enrolled in the fall of 2023
  • Two or more years of college coursework (should be a rising Junior or Senior)
  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S indefinitely   

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum cumulative current grade point average of 3.0 (current could mean last semester GPA)
  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Computer Science, Information Technology, Business, Management Information Systems, business analytics, or related field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycle and agile projects
  • Analytical Mindset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Problem-solving skills in customer focused environment 
  • Quick Learner
  • Collaborative
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as needed

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (, including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MD1 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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