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Work Programs for Students and Graduates

Westfield is committed to developing the workforce of tomorrow by offering work programs and internships for students and graduates, providing real world experience in a variety of contexts within our business.

In a survey, 96 percent of interns said they would consider Westfield for employment after graduation.

New-to-Career Positions

The future of insurance opens a world of possibilities. Opportunities for growth and success with a full-time salaried position. 
New employees deepen their understanding for the insurance industry within a team that helps them develop. Big ideas and experiences welcome.
That’s Westfield. Where the courage to act is rewarded and taking it forward makes all the difference. Together, let’s do both. 

New-to-Career positions include:

  • Opportunity to join a team that will help with your development

  • Opportunity to bring your ideas and experiences to push business unit goals and efforts forward

  • The idea of learning the business while contributing to its success

  • Full time positions and salaried

Intern Program

Still in school but ready to kick-start your career? Our internship program is perfect for ambitious students looking to gain valuable hands-on experience that will not only build your resume but will also expand your career possibilities after graduation. Our program is structured to give students, ranging from rising college sophomores to masters’ candidates, unique experiences tailored to their year in school. Through these experiences you’ll build a foundation on which to further your career.

As an intern, you will receive a robust experience including:

  • Meaningful job-specific projects
  • Formal and informal events with our leadership team
  • Volunteer opportunities within local communities
  • Specific trainings and lunch-and-learns with industry experts
  • Real-time performance evaluations
  • Shadowing opportunities to see areas outside of your internship focus

Each year we strive to provide a best-in-class internship experience. We are an organization who believes your success is our success. 

Westfield begins recruiting intern candidates in early September. We typically hire rising sophomores through rising seniors. There are also numerous positions available for masters’ level students in between their first and second year. Our goal is to have all internship positions filled by the end of the calendar year.

Our program is designed to provide meaningful college internships for students seeking real-world experience. We offer a wide range of opportunities for interns to develop and grow in positions of their chosen academic area.

College students participating in Westfield’s internship program benefit from a variety of educational opportunities designed to help them succeed in their desired field including training, mentoring, job shadowing, networking activities and performance management. Through our internships, we allow you to showcase your academic talent and help guide you in setting achievable career aspirations. We want to best use the talents and energy of our interns and work together to help build relationships with future business leaders.

Our internship program is designed to:

  • Build a pipeline of talent for future staffing needs
  • Provide interns with challenging assignments and opportunities
  • Develop interns’ skills while helping to meet department goals
  • Build strong relationships with our interns

Paid internship opportunities exist in the following areas:

  • Information technology
  • Insurance
  • Marketing
  • Actuarial
  • Human resources
  • Finance
  • Golf & turf management
  • Claims
  • Culinary arts

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