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internship/co-op program

Internship/Co-op Program at American Family Insurance

Internship / Co-op Program

With positions ranging from IT, HR, and Actuary to Finance, Marketing, Communications, and more, American Family offers endless exciting internship and co-op opportunities for students in every field of study.

Internship positions are typically 10-12 weeks in length and begin in May and June. Our co-op positions typically begin in January and July and offer a longer-term work experience — typically six months. Both unique opportunities provide work experience that is directly related to the degree you are pursuing.

We want our interns/co-ops to challenge us by bringing their curiosity, courage, and passion to their key projects. At the end of the internship and co-op program, our goal is to transition high-performing interns/co-ops into full-time positions upon graduation.

Why intern/co-op with American Family?

  • Earn competitive compensation 
  • Work on real projects that have the power to change lives  
  • Receive personalized mentorship & coaching 
  • Gain exposure to a large variety of business areas 
  • Be a force for good with employee volunteer opportunities

Why join the American Family team?

We are looking for students who are:

  • Highly driven 
  • Passionate and inclusive
  • Creative
  • Share American Family’s core values

Sound like you? Let’s talk!

Want to hear from previous/current interns? Here’s what they had to say.

What has your experience as an American Family Enterprise intern been like?

“My experience at AmFam thus far has been defined by the amazing people that I work with. Everyone has been so friendly and helpful during a time where I must adapt to a virtual environment for this internship. I have formed great relationships with my co-workers as well as enhanced my knowledge of the insurance industry.”

What is motivating about working at the American Family Enterprise?

“It’s really motivating working at a company that values their interns and employees so much. American Family really cares about their employees on a deeper level than I’ve seen in most companies and it makes a difference. The company culture here is supportive, compassionate, and driven. They really value diversity which means everything to me and it’s incredible being able to work with people of all different backgrounds.”

What is the culture like at the American Family Enterprise? What do you like most about it?

“They are easy going, relaxed, give you a good laugh, and create a comfortable environment to work in. If I have any questions, they try to be the most helpful they can be. I like that I can be myself around others and feel accepted.”

Would you recommend the internship program to another student? Why?

I would recommend the internship program to anyone who wants to gain great professional experience, grow within themselves, and make an impact for good that will outlast themselves.”

Why did you choose to join the American Family Enterprise after your internship?

During my internship, I found that Amfam is a workplace that encouraged my professional growth and has a great workplace environment. The people I work with daily are friendly, professional, and truly wonderful people to interact with every day. That made choosing to join the Amfam Enterprise an easy decision."

What has been your favorite thing about working at the American Family Enterprise so far?

My favorite thing about working at the American Family Enterprise so far has been being able to show up as myself, 100% of the time every day. From getting to do work that is meaningful to me to sharing my family’s immigration story on a company-wide platform — I truly believe that I am embraced and that my unique perspectives are valued by the organization. It is a great feeling to be able to recognize my differences as my competitive advantage as an emerging professional.”