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CNO Financial Group IT Development Internship – Summer 2023 in Carmel, Indiana

CNO’s IT Intern program is designed to provide college students practical, hands-on development experience in IT within a public insurance company. CNO Financial is bringing back in-house development after many years of outsourcing to our vendor partners. We believe it is important to grow key skills within our company, and we see IT internships having a critical role in our ability to be successful as we embark on this new journey.

As an IT Intern you will work as part of an Agile team to deliver value to the organization. Areas of interest include Java, Python, JavaScript, SQL, HTML, CSS, C#, Perl, Data Analysis, Systems Analysis, and Security. Some examples of tools/technologies used include Tableau, Splunk, Automation Anywhere, PEGA, and ArchiMate. Business demand will drive the opportunities available throughout the internship program.

This is a paid internship, at competitive rates. The Memorial Day and 4 th of July holidays are paid days off.

As an IT Development Intern, your responsibilities will include:

  • Engage with Business/IT stakeholders to understand and solve real business challenges

  • Participate in the design, analysis, and presentation of working software

  • Build and modify code supporting critical business solutions

  • Collaborate with business, solution architecture, testing and development teams

  • Responsible for creating product backlog items, work items, and managing work execution

  • Opportunity to attend and participate in sprint planning, backlog refinement, daily standups, sprint reviews/product demos, and sprint retrospectives

At CNO Financial, we believe interns bring new perspectives to existing challenges. The CNO Financial Intern Program gives students an opportunity to learn about CNO and network while doing important work for the organization. We sustained our internship program, hosting interns during the summers of 2020 and 2021, despite the global pandemic!

The CNO 2023 internship program will run May 15-August 4, 2023. During this period, we offer programming that compliments the learning provided by the department through work and other activities such as

  • Networking

  • Leader Talks

  • Career Counseling

  • Development Opportunities

  • Insurance Product and Industry Presentation Series

  • An in-person event at one of our Corporate offices during the last week of July

  • Final Presentations

  • Volunteering Event

Qualified candidates for an IT Development Intern position will have:

  • Progress towards a bachelor’s degree in, computer science, informatics, software development, software engineer, data science, cybersecurity, industrial engineering or any information systems related discipline

  • Currently enrolled student with status as a junior or senior, and anticipated graduation date between December 2023 and December 2025.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0

  • Availability to work 10-12 weeks during the summer

  • Proficient understanding and functional knowledge of programming languages such as Java, Python, JavaScript, SQL, HTML, CSS, C#, and Perl.

  • Proficient with MS Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Outlook.

  • Ability to work independently and as a motivated team player

  • Ability to be organized and prioritize work; seek direction as appropriate

  • Good interpersonal & consultative skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must currently possess unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. Please note that the Company does not intend to sponsor work visas with respect to these positions or to provide these positions as OPT or CPT.

CNO Financial Group is pursuing a hybrid working model. For students residing within 60 miles of their affiliated Office (Carmel or Chicago), interns will have access to come into the office up to 2 days/week, and work from home at least 3 days/week. If there are groups of interns near either location, informal lunches may also be arranged. For interns not residing within 60 miles of their affiliated Office, CNO also offers a full time work from home arrangement.

To ensure accessibility to our corporate campuses, we ask that candidates for full time opportunities after graduation plan to live within a 60 mile drive of Carmel or Chicago upon graduation.

At this time, CNO is not mandating its associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. However, this is an evolving situation, in the future CNO may require its associates to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law.

CNO provides life and health insurance, annuities, financial services, and workforce benefits solutions through our family of brands and supported by our associates and agents. Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 8,600 exclusive agents and independent partner agents guide individuals, families and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I); Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork. We have offices in more than 260 communities in the U.S., including our headquarters in Carmel, Indiana, and corporate offices in Birmingham, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee.


ReqID: JR166629

Category: Intern

Job Type: Full-Time

Additional Locations: Chicago, IL