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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 tasks, initiatives and projects related to their fields of study.
  • Details
  • Qualifications

Internship timeline


Application period

Applications are accepted starting in November.


Paid, furnished housing may be provided based on need.


All internship positions are compensated.
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To qualify, applicants must be a junior or senior-level undergraduate student or graduate student working toward a degree related to one of Protective’s business areas, such as accounting, marketing, finance, actuarial science or other related field.


Internship candidates should have demonstrated initiative and career focus, proficiency in oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills. Applicants should be able to multitask and work with minimal supervision and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
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Read what former interns have to say about their experience at Protective.
Great company
“Protective is a great company that will show you that being a decent person and doing good in the world are not incompatible with working for a large multinational corporation.”
Safe place
“The structure of the program provided a safe place to experience and learn about the company while providing a lot of fantastic exposure to high-level executives.”
Real-world scenarios
“Be prepared to be put in real-world scenarios with real-world issues. You are not treated as a student here, so do not look at yourself as a student.”
Real responsibilities
“At Protective Life I wasn’t getting coffee and making copies, I was given real responsibilities and treated like any other employee.”
Senior-level interaction
“The internship program here allows interns to interact with senior-level employees on a daily basis, which I thought was unique. It is rare for a company as large as Protective to have so many senior-level employees willing to help interns.”
Tools for success
“The experience gained from working in a profound corporate setting such as Protective allows you to grow and gives you the tools needed to succeed. While working hard, you won’t notice it at first, but you will have better integrity that helps construct the foundation upon which your professional career will be built.”
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Learn more about Protective

Company overview
Protective has been providing protection to families for more than 110 years through life insurance, asset protection and retirement products.
We help employees succeed personally and professionally. The work we do has an impact on millions of lives, and you can be a part of it.
Community involvement
We are committed to improving the quality of life for local communities and collaborating with others in order to create the greatest possible impact.
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Ready to apply?

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