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Our internship program is designed to provide meaningful work opportunities for students to assist Protective
in achieving business goals and apply their classroom learning.
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About Protective’s internship program
Our internship program is strategically geared to expose students to our business goals, culture and role in the community through networking events, industry education, leadership roundtables and meaningful work.
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Internship timeline


Application period

Applications are accepted starting in August.


Paid, furnished housing may be provided based on need.


All internship positions are compensated.
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Applicants must be enrolled in a degree-seeking program pursuing a field of study related to one of Protective’s business areas, such as accounting, actuarial science, information technology, marketing or finance.


Internship candidates should demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to learn new technology quickly, strong problem-solving skills, a self-starter attitude, curiosity and a drive to learn.
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Read what former interns have to say about their experience at Protective.
Inclusive culture
“The culture at Protective is unmatched, and it really is a great place to work. I respect the idea of hiring and developing. This philosophy is hard to come by.”
                                                       - B.J., 2022 Intern
Expanded network and skills
"I am taking away a priceless experience. Every day I was learning something new and will walk away from Protective's internship program with an expanded network and improved skills.” 
                                                   - Sami, 2022 Intern

New perspective

"I loved my internship experience. I got a glimpse into how the value of service has to run deep in a company and its employees to ensure a better community and working environment."
                                             - Aalieyah, 2020 Intern

Expert advice

"This internship helped me understand how to listen to experts and gain knowledge used in the life insurance industry that I can later use in my career as a financial advisor."
                                                - Ayinde, 2020 Intern

Senior-level interaction
“Protective invested in my overall career development with mentorship opportunities, meetings with senior leadership and more. They actively invest in employees personally and professionally and have successfully created an environment where all employees are valued."
                                  - Sara Catherine, 2022 Intern
Invested in success
“Protective has some of the best people. Everyone is so kind and caring, truly a family and rooting for your success. They focus on your strengths and push you to be the best you can be. I felt treated as an equal member of the team. There was always something to do. It was an internship unlike any other.”
                                               - Claudia, 2022 Intern
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Learn more about Protective

Bring your own perspective and let your unique experience shine through so we can create a better future together — because we're all protectors.
Company overview
Protective has been protecting people for more than 110 years. Today, we continue to provide the sense of security everyone deserves through life insurance, asset protection and retirement products.
Corporate sustainability
Protective's sustainability plan focuses on three primary pillars where we see opportunity for continued growth and impact by living out our purpose as protectors.
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Ready to apply?

Visit our job listings page to explore available internship opportunities at Protective.