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State Farm intern Reviews

Updated November 16, 2017
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  • Used to have a really good work/life balance until they changed to a point system (in 265 reviews)

  • No work life balance even though the company preaches it (in 105 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Security Intern in Bloomington, IL
    Former Employee - Information Security Intern in Bloomington, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State Farm (More than a year)

    Pros

    Take advantage of all of the benefits of the internship! Also everyone is super helpful

    Cons

    The only con is that life at State Farm can be slower paced than most companies


  2. "Intern"

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    Former Intern - Sales Representative Intern in Greenville, SC
    Former Intern - Sales Representative Intern in Greenville, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State Farm as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Job flexibility, work-life balance, relaxed environment

    Cons

    Lots of cold calling, each agent makes their own schedule

    Advice to Management

    Relate better to lower positions

  3. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Bloomington, IL
    Former Employee - Intern in Bloomington, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State Farm full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Met with directors, Attended meetings

    Cons

    Was not capable of utilizing excel


  4. "Claims Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Claims Intern in Atlanta, GA
    Current Intern - Claims Intern in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at State Farm as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pays well, Comfortable atmosphere, Friendly culture

    Cons

    Traffic, Claims is a stricter area compared to others


  5. "Intern"

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    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in Livonia, MI
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in Livonia, MI
    Recommends

    I worked at State Farm as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good exposure to corporate environment. Room to learn and grow in different areas.

    Cons

    Restructure took place during my tenure.

    Advice to Management

    Great internship program!


  6. "Agent part-time worker"

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    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Coralville, IA
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Coralville, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State Farm part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn from the agents

    Cons

    no payment part-time intern included


  7. "Great Opportunity"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Intern in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State Farm (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The culture at state farm is amazing and they invest a significant amount in their employees

    Cons

    There is a lot of bureaucracy when trying to accomplish a task that impacts a company of this size.

  8. "Agency Apprentice Summer Internship"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern in Mendota Heights, MN
    Former Intern - Intern in Mendota Heights, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State Farm as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Strong corporate structure
    -Great internship perks: car, gas mileage, pay
    -Valuable projects and tasks
    -Good pay
    -Great exposure to different parts of company and leadership

    Cons

    -Big corporate infrastructure (Just another "cog in the wheel")
    -Can be boring to work for "the insurance company"

    Advice to Management

    Continue to treat employees well, keep finding unique ways to reach the younger generation and to stay ahead of competition.


  9. "Internship is great..."

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    Former Employee - Intern in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Intern in Champaign, IL

    I worked at State Farm (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Internship is wonderful. Helped me gain business accumen n' what not.

    Cons

    Don't expect to get hired in anything but claims or underwriting out of college. Oh - expect to relocate.


  10. "Pretty Straightforward"

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    Former Intern - Sales Associate Intern in Chicago, IL
    Former Intern - Sales Associate Intern in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State Farm as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Learn activities of a functioning business set-up
    -Large network to advance professional motives within the company
    -Respectable name recognition

    Cons

    -Without established client base it is difficult for account growth
    -Unless you're just looking for initial business experience, or plan for a career in insurance, then I'd inquire elsewhere


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