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Zurich NA Senior Information Technology Internship Summer 2021 in Schaumburg, Illinois

Senior Information Technology Internship Summer 2021


Zurich North America is currently looking for an Senior Information Technology Interns pursuing their Masters degree to join our IT – Underwriting transformation team to work out of our Schaumburg, IL, office for Summer 2021.

Our interns will work under immediate supervision and will perform assigned tasks alongside professionals who perform similar roles. Generally, this position is part of a program with an assigned mentor. As a Zurich Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain career-building experience with an industry-leading global insurance company while working in a world-class work environment.

Zurich 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 for business and ensure Information security while maintaining our technology platforms.

Primary project you will work on:

  • Projects within the Underwriting transformation platform and working on applications such as Guidewire – PolicyCenter & Underwriting Management

You will learn:

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

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

Other development opportunities:

  • Programming using GOSU language (Guidewire - Policy Center Application)

  • 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 Master’s program in Computer Science and will be enrolled in the fall of 2021

  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programming

  • Business / System Analysis

  • Java, C# or any modern programming language

  • Algorithms and object-oriented design

  • Complex data structures (maps, lists, etc.)

  • Scripting

  • Understanding of Agile / Devops practices

  • Web-based applications and technologies

  • Application servers : Apache Tomcat etc.

  • Database Servers: Microsoft SQL server

  • HTML, JavaScript, SQL

  • Web Services, XML, Messaging

  • Test-driven development

A future with 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 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. We are a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. Today, we serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities and 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 people, 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 (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

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