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IT Software Development Internship - Anoka, MN (Summer 2023)

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Zurich is currently looking for an IT Software Developer Intern to work out of our CROP/Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS), IT Strategy & Application Development team out of our Anoka, MN office.

 

RCIS provides risk protection services through leading crop insurance agents to protect America's farmers and ranchers. RCIS has been a leading innovator in crop insurance since 1982 after the crop insurance business was privatized by the federal government. With a national network of about 3,600 agents, Zurich Crop conducts business in all 50 U.S. states, insuring 90 million acres and more than 160 crops.

 

This intern will work under immediate supervision and perform requested tasks alongside professionals who perform these roles. Generally, this position is part of a summer program with an assigned mentor. 

 

What this opportunity offers:
 

  • Learn about CROP insurance industry/program
  • Learn company purpose, values, strategy, and behaviors
  • Web application development as assigned working within an Agile software development team

 

Other development opportunities:
 

  • Learn software development processes
  • Gain experience working within automated testing practices
  • Engage with various team members to accomplish their work and duties and build an understanding of the team’s dynamics in a collaborative team setting

 

Basic Qualifications: 
 

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s program and will be enrolled in the fall of 2023 
  • Two or more years of college coursework (should be a rising Junior or Senior) 
  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S indefinitely   

 

 Preferred Qualifications: 
 

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Data Analytics, Statistics, or a related field
  • Minimum cumulative current grade point average of 3.0 (current could mean last semester GPA) 
  • Proficient knowledge in Web Software Development – HTML5, Javascript, Web API, SQL, C#, Angular
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Problem-solving skills in a customer-focused environment 
  • Quick Learner
  • Experience in a leadership role 
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong interest in the insurance industry


As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
 
A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

 

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
 
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 
 
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. 
 
Location(s): AM - Anoka
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
 
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MD1 

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