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United Fire Group Business Analyst Intern in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow as a young professional? Do you enjoy being part of a team where you contribute to a company’s success? If so, than our internship program is just what you're looking for!

Here at UFG Insurance, we are a company with SPIRIT (Service, Partnerships, Innovation, Respect, Integrity, Trust) We believe in our vision to always deliver on our promises. Promises to our employees, policyholders, agents, shareholders, and communities. If you believe in our values, then we encourage you to apply to our internship program today.

UFG offers you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially stable company. While we’ve always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. We've been named an Iowa Top Workplace by the Des Moines Register for four consecutive years, and included on Forbes’ “America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” every year since 2014. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.

The schedule is from 8:00AM – 4:30PM Monday - Friday during the summer months of 2021. We look forward to hearing from you!

As a Business Analyst Intern you will be tasked with various business analyst and project management activities. This could include security, networking, storage, virtualization, and end-user support. Each day you’ll be working in an enterprise environment with a creative team of administrators and support staff in a fast-paced environment.

Here's what to expect:

  • Collaborate with business users and stakeholders to understand business needs and translate into thorough and detailed business requirement documentation that can be presented to all levels of management, customers, development teams and vendors

  • Assist with program management daily activities

  • Conduct research to determine in solutions to business requirements currently exist within the organization and if not, whether new solutions are feasible

  • Present solutions to management team in a professional manner

  • Shadow team members to see all facets of project management department

  • Collaborate with vendors and/or developers on business requirements and implementation of new features

  • Manage the implementation of business solutions projects and ensure successful project outcomes by following project management processes and procedures

Here's what it takes:

  • Current junior or senior student pursuing a degree in business analytics, computer science, programming or related field

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Motivated self-starter

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Creative and resourceful

  • Possess ability to communicate clearly with project team

ID: 2020-2277

Travel: None

External Company Name: United Fire Group

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Street: 118 Second Ave SE