Enterprise Strategy and Planning Intern - Summer 2021 in Des Moines at Farm Bureau Financial Services

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

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Enterprise Strategy and Planning Intern - Summer 2021

Are looking for a way to jump start your career? We're looking for someone who is excited about learning…about us, about our organization, how we do things, and how innovative and competitive intelligence efforts will add value to our organization.

Who We Are: With Farm Bureau Financial Services, our client/members can feel confident knowing their family, home, cars, and other property are protected. We value a culture where integrity, teamwork, passion, service, leadership and accountability are at the heart of every decision we make and every action we take. We're proud of our more than 80-year commitment to protecting the livelihoods and futures of our client/members and creating an atmosphere where our employees thrive.

What You'll Do: As our Enterprise Strategy & Planning intern, you will assist with our competitive intelligence and innovation efforts. You will use your project management skills to help our innovation related proof of concepts, including documentation, oversight of POC activities, financial tracking and assistance with legal requirements. You will also focus on researching industry trends and vendor solutions that solve business problems. You will use your strong communication skills when preparing and presenting materials for our internal business partners. Innovative and competitive intelligence efforts will add value to both the property casualty and life companies as well as shared services areas.

Our internship program holds an 80/10/10 approach, meaning that 80% of your work time will involve performing tasks or working on projects within your hired work area. Another 10% of the time, you will be exposed to learning in other areas within your assigned division to get more corporate experience. Then, the final 10% will be spent in shared experiences across the organization, where you will get to really learn about our culture and work environment.

What It Takes to Join Our Team:

  • Must be a current college student (Junior or Senior status preferred).
  • A quick learner who is looking to learn new concepts and ideas.
  • Must be an effective communicator, have excellent customer service skills and be team focused.
  • Be detail oriented, have strong organizational skills and be willing to ask questions.
  • Must be a self-starter, take initiative and be highly motivated.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Be dependable and able to work full-time in West Des Moines during the summer of 2021.

If you're interested in getting your career started on the right track, joining a company that appreciates employees and provides growth and development opportunities, we invite you to apply today. Farm Bureau....where the grass really IS greener!