Planning & Development Summer Internship

West Des Moines, IA

The Research & Insights internship is part of a summer professional internship program. The program will consist of a focused project in the subject area of the internship, working closely with a leader who will mentor you. The program includes a number of personal and professional development opportunities. Summer internships are located in West Des Moines, Iowa.


What You’ll Do:

Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in the preneed insurance based in West Des Moines, Iowa,  will be seeking out a curious, self-motivated student for an internship position within the Planning & Development department, focusing on the area of competitive intelligence.  


As part of this internship, not only will you be part of a project which is impactful to the organization, you will also gain exposure to the following topics:

  • Data Analytics
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing Research

You will be paid a competitive hourly rate for the internship. In addition, many interns may receive academic credit for their work through their college or university.  The role is also a hybrid working environment.


What We’re Looking For:

  • Students who have completed their sophomore (preferred) or freshman year of college
  • Students who would be available for full-time work (35 hours/week) the Summer of 2023 – tentative dates of June 5 to August 11
  • An interest in exploring a career within the insurance and end of life space


 Other Key Requirements:

  • Pursuing a degree in Marketing, Communications, Economics, Finance or other related majors
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Passion for investigation and solving problems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel; Word; PowerPoint; Outlook)

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