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GuideOne Insurance is proud to offer an internship program that allows students to have real-world experience that prepares them for the workplace. At GuideOne, we believe our people are our greatest asset. That’s why we place a great emphasis on each employee’s development. Our goal is to provide interns with challenging projects and opportunities, develop meaningful skills, utilize talents and energy, develop strong relationships and create a memorable internship experience.  

Program Overview

  • Paid opportunities to get valuable hands-on experience
  • Meaningful work that assists in your personal and professional development

Qualifications and Requirements

In order to be eligible for the program, students must generally meet the following:

  • Enrollment in accredited 4-year college or university
  • 3.00+ cumulative GPA
  • Junior/Senior standing
  • Independent thinker
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment as well as independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Insure Your Future College Internship Program

GuideOne is participating in the Iowa Economic Development's Insure Your Future program for college sophomores and high-achieving freshmen who are interested in gaining hands-on experience in the insurance industry and learning more about the rewarding career opportunities it offers. The internships will begin in May 2023, but applications are being accepted now and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to Maria Wolfe at

Internship Brochure

Download our brochure to learn more about GuideOne’s internship program.

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Learn more about our internship divisions and view our intern testimonials below.


Actuarial interns at GuideOne work closely with our pricing actuaries to analyze the company’s competitive and prospective rate changes across various lines of business and coverages. They will gain knowledge in performing quantitative analysis, presenting findings, and creating, maintaining and documenting reports.

Claims—Data Analyst
As an intern working with the Claims team, you will gain knowledge and experience of handling claims and understand how managing data is crucial to the success of the organization. On any given day, the Claims team receives a significant amount of information that needs to be analyzed for metrics, key performance indicators and predictive and prescriptive analysis. 

Facility Management
Facility Management at GuideOne incorporates a wide range of discipline and services to ensure safety, security and efficiency of the Home Office headquarters. As an intern, you will be responsible for assisting the Facilities Operation Manager with the day-to-day operations and upkeep of the home office premises. 

Internships supporting the Finance team are designed to provide exposure to the various functions within the team and gain experience to be successful. By providing support for various projects, you will gain experience with Excel and PowerPoint in a business setting with the opportunity to apply financial analytical skills. Throughout the course of your internship, you will provide support to a variety of the teams including Planning & Analysis, Treasury, Procurement, Financial Reporting, Reinsurance or Tax.

Information Technology
Information Technology internships at GuideOne allow interns the opportunity to contribute to the organization immediately by working directly with established experts that will assist in real-work projects. Interns will work in a team environment and be given opportunities to assist with troubleshooting issues, deliver overall technical support and help our IT team in maintaining hardware, software and other systems within GuideOne. 

Legal—Internal Audit
The Internal Audit team is a valued business partner helping leaders identify and manage organization risks. This internship provides the opportunity to learn about GuideOne’s business operations and key audit concepts, expanding communication and problem-solving skills, and collaborating with leaders and employees across GuideOne. Because the Internal Audit team is exposed to the entire business, our employees are always learning and building relationships, all while having fun.

From web page designs to brochure development to video production coordination, a GuideOne Marketing internship will entail many opportunities that help contribute to company growth initiatives. Gain a wide variety of marketing experience while working on highly visible projects that help educate our agents, drive brand awareness and tell the GuideOne story.

As an intern working with the Specialty team, you will gain knowledge and experience of the ins and outs of the Excess & Surplus (E&S) business and understand how managing data is crucial to the success of the business. Our interns will have the opportunity to perform quantitative analysis, present findings, and create, maintain and document reports for Finance, Actuarial, Senior Leadership and other stakeholders. The exposure to the functioning of the whole workflow will enable an intern to decide what aspect of the business appeals to them the most.

Interns working with our Underwriting team will get hands on experience by learning many aspects of the underwriting process. By joining the Underwriting team at GuideOne, you will learn how to evaluate risk, build strong business relationships, and analyze data to help make decisions all while working at a company who strives to make positive change possible. Our interns will also have the opportunity to work with different leaders within our organization, something that is hard to find at larger companies.


 Ami Ikanovic Ami Ikanovic, Software Development Intern

“My co-workers and those who I report to are what make my experience here at GuideOne so enjoyable. They’re just a great crowd of people who are very welcoming and helpful.”.


 Anugrah Singh Anugrah Singh, Actuarial Intern

“GuideOne is like a family, and the pest part about that is you can reach out to anyone, and they are more than happy to help or just have a chill conversation with you.”.


Ben CarliseBen Carlisle, Home Office Underwriting Intern

“My favorite part about working at GuideOne is the people. Every person that I have had the pleasure of working with has been so welcoming, caring and passionate about what they do.”.


Caleb KitzmanCaleb Kitzman, Commercial Business Analytics Intern

“My favorite part about working at GuideOne is having the continuous support of my manager and mentors to help me learn more about the insurance industry and enhance my knowledge of analytics.”


Jordan WishmanJordan Wishman, Finance Intern

“I’ve enjoyed having the opportunity to see how a company as successful and established as GuideOne operates, as well as how they are able to engage and invest in their current business climate.”


Jordyn ConardJordyn Conard, Marketing Coordinator Intern

“My favorite part of with GuideOne has definitely been the amazing people. Everyone I work with is kind and eager to help, especially with learning the company and the industry.”



Follow your passion, feel good about your work and be in charge of your own career. Browse our internship openings to find a position that best matches your skills and interests.


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