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Athene IT Internships-Summer 2023 in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


Working at Athene is more than an internship— it’s a game changer for your career. Being an intern at Athene is seeing your idea come into fruition through collaborating with a team. It’s doing meaningful work with talented people. All internships are designed for you to create innovative solutions for our customers and the industry. Our internships are about making a difference in our workplace and communities. We are seeking intern candidates who are passionate about promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and corporate social responsibility in the workplace, workforce, and marketplace. Athene is committed to providing the best internship experience. The internship experience includes professional development, networking, and a paid furnished housing option.

Jump start your IT career with an Internship at Athene! Our Intern Program is designed to introduce students to the wide variety of career opportunities available at Athene, as well as provide professional and social networking opportunities throughout the summer. Information Technology Interns will have the opportunity to focus on an area of IT.

IT Internship focus areas include:

Risk Developer, Operations Developer, Actuarial Developer, Finance Analyst, Business System Analyst, Security Access Analyst, Infrastructure Engineer, and Project Analyst.

Qualified candidates must be enrolled at an accredited college or university for Fall term 2023.


  • Learns to resolve routine programming issues

  • Assists in developing small to medium size applications.

  • Assists with application testing to ensure delivery meets the user’s requirements

  • Interns are expected to work independently and will be responsible for ownership of their portion of a project once they have been properly trained

  • Interns are encouraged to add value and provide recommendations for improvements to processes and systems by applying their experience and knowledge

  • Interns will maintain a log evaluating each project assigned and prepare an evaluation of the experience in order to improve the quality of future projects

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent.

  • Experience using at least 1 object-oriented programming language (C#, Java, C++, Python )

  • Basic understanding of Database principles.

  • Basic Understanding of the Software Development Life-cycle

  • Significant experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Well-rounded and self-motivated

  • Proficient communication and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and a proactive approach to accomplishing tasks

  • Previous internship experience preferred

Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment. Learn more about working at Athene ( .

Athene is a Military Friendly Employer! Learn more about how we support our Veterans ( .

Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.