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​​​​​​​Scholar Program

This unique program goes beyond the traditional summer internship, offering 15 to 28 hours per week

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Are You Our Next Scholar?

Find Success Here If You:
  • Are a team player with a positive attitude
  • Have a history of leadership with involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Have a thirst for knowledge and a desire to learn about the insurance industry
  • Possess strong communication and organizational skills
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Eligibility Requirments:
  • Enrolled in an accredited university 
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • Availability to work 15 to 28 hours per week
  • Completion of one year of college coursework (preferred)                                                                                                                                                                                                           

I've Applied, Now What?

Flowchart for Application Process
Flowchart for Application Process

Step 1

Invitation to complete online assessment and pre-recorded video interview

Step 2

Application and video interview reviewed by Early Careers Team

Step 3

Phone call with Early Careers Team to schedule second interview

Step 4

Second interview with two to three business members

Step 5

If appropriate, an offer will be extended to join our program

Common Interview Topics:

  • - Reason for applying to Unum internship opportunity
  • - Transition from school to corporate culture
  • - Mentorship opportunity during internship
  • - Taking advantage of networking opportunities
  • - Employment opportunities after internships

Employee Testimonials

"Our Scholars develop leadership skills and build a broad business network, all while earning year-round income. It’s incredible to see the professional and personal growth of these students and many transition into full-time roles here at Unum."
Caitlin Chellis Program Manager
Caitlin Chellis
"This program helped kickstart my career.  It allowed me to get hands-on experience through a variety of avenues in business.  The number of networking opportunities and growth is endless!"
Baylee Brown Financial Analyst
Baylee Brown
"The Scholars Program gave me the flexibility to pursue my degree while gaining valuable real-world experience.  Upon graduation, I was given the opportunity to continue my career with Unum.  I would highly recommend this program to anyone."
Noah Barney Professional Development Program Associate
Noah Barney
"This opportunity not only gave me the ability to work in a professional setting, but also the chance to expand my network and strengthen the most essential skills required for my professional growth.
Chandra Adhikari Auditor, IT
Chandra Adhikari
"Anyone looking to gain valuable leadership skills and insight into the insurance industry should consider this program.  As a Scholar, I was able to explore different areas of the business that led to a full-time role that I love."
Lauren Busman IDI Enrollment Communications Consultant
Lauren Busman
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