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Zurich NA IT Internship - Schaumburg (Summer 2024) in Schaumburg, Illinois

IT Internship - Schaumburg (Summer 2024)


Zurich North America (ZNA) is looking for an Information Technology Intern to join its Core Platforms Admin team in the summer of 2024 out of our Schaumburg, IL offices.

North America Information Technology (IT) combines insurance knowledge with technology expertise to shape technology solutions. IT drives the execution of our strategic roadmaps, delivers new solutions, and ensures our information security while maintaining our technology platforms. We do this while creating a world-class work environment.

The primary project you will work on:

Assist with Application Development, Configuration to support Underwriting & Digital transformation initiatives.

You will learn:

  • Working in a fast-paced IT Application development environment using an agile methodology to analyze, design, develop, and configure the software to automate Submission intake and Underwriting processes.

  • System Analysis, Application Programming / Configuration, Product Development, and Devops

Other development opportunities:

  • Programming using .Net language

  • Application Configuration using Low Code / No Code Platforms like Innoveo / Mendix

  • System Analysis and working with a group of highly skilled technical team of developers, testing professionals, project managers, product owners, and business / System Analysts.

  • Understanding the SDLC process, Agile methodology using SCRUM

  • Understanding Devops – Continuous Integration / Continuous deployment (CI/CD) practices

  • Learn about the Zurich IT Application landscape and be part of a critical IT Transformation program.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s program and will be enrolled in the fall of 2024

  • 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:

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Computer Science, Information Technology, Business, Management Information Systems, business analytics, or related field

  • Minimum cumulative current grade point average of 3.0 (current could mean last semester’s GPA)

  • 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

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

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 clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.


Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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