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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
“I immediately felt welcomed! Everyone is so thoughtful and willing to help. I could not have asked for a better experience.”
                                               - Naomi, 2020 Intern
Real responsibilities
“I enjoyed my internship and learned plenty of new skills. I realized how applicable my database class in school was toward my future career.”
                                                  - Jake, 2020 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's internship program was challenging. I learned so much, and so many people were eager and willing to help — from fellow interns, to my manager, to senior-level employees.”
                                                   - Leizl, 2020 Intern
Valuable knowledge
“I knew virtually nothing about the life insurance industry before my internship. Through this experience, I gained valuable knowledge that will help me no matter what path I choose.”
                                     - Emma-Grace, 2020 Intern
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Learn more about Protective

Achieving our mission starts with you. That's why we care for and support each other like family. The work we do helps millions of people, and you can be a part of it.
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.