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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 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

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.


Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 11/05/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200005GJ

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.