Gamma Iota Sigma's

Project-Based Internship Program

A Resilience Resource

For students

For employers

Was your internship cancelled due to COVID-19? Are you looking to gain real-world insurance industry experience virtually?

Continue to engage and invest in the future of talent and develop your future workforce while getting support for summer work and projects.

IMPORTANT: Review the Project List before registering.

How does it work?

Step 1: GIS student member reviews the Project List.

Step 2: Student registers to sign up for project opportunities.

Step 3: GIS Grand Chapter assigns the student to a project (subject to availability) and sends the student Project Packet with details and next steps.

Step 4: Student works with the company project sponsor to complete the project

Step 5: Student turns in the final deliverable by the due date.



Student FAQs

Who can participate?

Only GIS members are eligible to participate. Priority participation will be given to GIS members whose internships were cancelled or interview processes halted due to COVID-19, as space is limited. 

Is it a paid internship?

Projects are unpaid, but employers may offer alternative incentives.

Where do I sign up?

Sign up beginning June 8, 2020 through the Student

Registration Form. Review the Project List before registering.

Is there a deadline to sign up?

Opportunities are limited. The deadline to register for project-based work is June 19, 2020 or until all opportunities are filled, whichever comes first.

Employer FAQs

Who can participate?

Any employer in the insurance industry is eligible. This includes TPAs, insurtechs, and other insurance industry partner firms.

Is there a cost to participate?

There is no cost to participate, but you can offer incentives for students to complete your project (ex. executive meet and greets, stipends, interviews, etc.)

Where do I submit my project?

Use Gamma Iota Sigma's Project Packet Template and Project Packet Example as a guide to create your project. Submit your project by June 2, 2020 through the Employer Project Submission Form.

How will I make contact with my student intern(s)?

When submitting a project, you will be required to identify a project sponsor from your company. Students who sign up to complete your project will reach out to the project sponsor directly with follow-up questions and to complete the project.

Resources & FAQs

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