MassMutual Financial Group IT Academy Intern- Strategic Areas in Springfield, Massachusetts

IT Academy Internship Program

What is the IT Academy?

The IT Academy is MassMutual s premier IT internship program for high school and college students. We are dedicated to employing diverse, highly skilled students and aiding them in their career goals.

Strategic Position s Profile

At MassMutual, information technology goes beyond strictly technical careers. Our robust IT department boasts an array of strategic, people-focused roles that are perfect for aspiring leaders with strong communication skills, including Project Management , Business Analysis , Portfolio Analysis , Enterprise Risk Management , and many other exciting roles. If you are interested in pursuing a career on the strategic side of information technology, we have included a list of skills and competencies that will strengthen you r application. Check it out below!

Strategic S kills

Caree rs in strategic areas of IT may allow you to develop in the following areas. Interest/prior experience in these areas w ill strengthen your application.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Business acumen

  • Public speaking and presentation skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Familiarity with file share systems such as SharePoint and Box.com

  • Ability to master new concepts quickly

  • Positive attitude

  • Excellent time management

  • Ability to self-direct work

Strategic positions may include projects such as:

  • Leading problem solve efforts

  • Engaging in peer reviews

  • Building out matrices

  • Running reports

  • Planning and executing events

  • Supporting customer service efforts

  • Creating standard work

In the IT Academy, you will have th e opportunity to participate in

  • Team-based work

  • Valuable, impactful projects

  • Close mentoring and professional development opportunities

  • Access to networking forums and conversations with senior leaders

Indicators of Success

  • Intellectual Capability

  • Aspiration/Interest in Leadership

  • Learning Agility

  • Adaptable

  • Emotionally Intelligent

  • Courageous

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current Freshman, Sophomore or Junior enrolled in a four-year Bachelor degree program

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communication

  • Demonstrated leadership skills gained from student clubs, community involvement or work experience

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without requiring visa sponsorship, both now and in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher

  • Strong, creative problem solver

  • Works autonomously, self-starter

  • Intellectually curious and agile learner

  • Preference for Computer Science, Information Technology, and Business-related majors

  • Demonstration of MassMutual s Core Values: Act with Integrity, Focus on the Customer, Value People, Work Collaboratively, and Achieve Results

Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

We believe diversity includes the broadest possible range of cultures, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, while inclusion means creating an environment where all people and ideas are valued. Our goal is to welcome everyone — customers, employees, suppliers, and visitors alike.

  • Score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2016)

  • National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

  • DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

  • Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2016)

  • Military Friendly Employer (2017)

MassMutual provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, ancestry or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. MassMutual complies with applicable federal, state and local law governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. EEO applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, hiring, placement, promotion, discipline, termination, leaves of absence, compensation and training. MassMutual also has affirmative action programs designed to achieve equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Human Resources is responsible for the design, implementation, communication, and monitoring of affirmative action and other equal employment opportunity programs.