IT Internships

Date: Dec 30, 2018

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Job requisition: 12269
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Division or Field Office:

Strategic & Intgrtd Svcs Division

Department of Position: Talent Optimization Mgmt Dept 

Work from:

Corporate Office, Erie, PA

 

At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.

 

Position Summary

Opportunity to join our Future Focus Internship Program as an IT Intern

Erie Insurance is committed to helping you learn and grow with a challenging internship position that will offer you relevant and real world business experience. We are currently hiring many high-potential candidates to join our program for the upcoming summer internship program as IT Interns!  

Who should apply?

  • Applications are accepted from full-time college students currently attending an accredited college or university to pursue a four-year degree or to complete a master's degree program full-time
  • A four-year degree student should be completing sophomore, junior, or senior year
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is required to be considered for an internship

*Please note - We are unable to provide sponsorships for international students.

About the Internship

The internship includes orientation to the company and the insurance industry through:

  • A variety of challenging assignments in a stimulating work environment
  • A personal mentor
  • A welcome breakfast, monthly lunches and wrap up event
  • A variety of educational, social and community service events allowing for collaboration with other interns
  • Social events and other networking activities with senior leaders including the CEO
  • Opportunity to participate in company-wide innovation challenges
  • Relocation assistance may be available to those who qualify

IT Internship Roles

Erie Insurance offers interns the opportunity to gain experience in several different areas of our Information Technology Division.

  • IT Analyst:  Assist with data collection, testing and compiling expected results.  Works with business to define requirements.
  • IT Administrator:  Administers and maintains IT infrastructure and network. 
  • Software Engineering:  Write basic programming specifications, code computer programs and test and implement computer software systems and programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs various tasks related to the achievement of division objectives.
  • Conducts research and gathers information and assists in creating presentations as required.
  • Analyzes data and reports findings.
  • Verifies and enters data into appropriate system, and updates electronic files.
  • Provides clerical and administrative support as needed.
  • Completes special projects as required.
  • Competencies

    Ability to Manage Complexity

    Developing And Maintaining Relationships

    Information Management Skills

    Interpersonal Communication

    Job-Specific Knowledge

    Oral Communication

    Planning And Organizing

    Problem Analysis

    Service Orientation

    Time Management

    Qualifications

    High school diploma, or equivalent, required. Pursuit of Bachelor's degree with completion of sophomore year in a relevant field required. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software preferred.

    Physical Requirements

    Lifting 0-20 lbs; Often (20-50%)

    Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

    Lifting Over 50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

    Driving; Rarely

    Pushing/Pulling; Occasional (<20%)

    Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%)

    Climbing; Rarely


    Nearest Major Market: Erie

    Job Segment: Intern, Testing, Summer Internship, Entry Level, Technology

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