USACares Jobs

Job Information

Equitable 2021 Summer Internship - IT/Data in SYRACUSE, New York

2021 Summer Internship - IT/Data ( 200004DE )


Organization : Equitable

Schedule : Full-time


Thank you for your interest in a position with us. At Equitable, we’re individuals from different cultures and backgrounds with a variety of skills and interests. Our differences make us stronger as a team. That's the power of our Equitable community! We embrace the diversity of our teams by continuously investing in them while working to be a force for good in the local community.

Apply and start your journey today!

Are you ready to begin preparing for your future career in IT? Equitable is seeking stellar student leaders who are eager to participate in our IT/ Data Internship program. The experience you’ll gain will open up exceptional career opportunities and could lead to you landing your dream job at Equitable upon graduation.

The 10-week IT Summer Intern program provides an exciting and rewarding experience for college students interested in IT as a career.

Our program provides training and practical experience on technology best practices and processes designed to start developing the Equitable technology leaders of the future. (10 weeks: 6/7/2021 - 8/13/2021)

The IT Summer Internship will provide the Intern with a general understanding of Information Technology and the various business areas we support. The IT Interns will be assigned to a technical functional area of IT – Programming, Systems Analysis or Data Analysis. Upon the successful completion of the internship, the IT Interns may be considered for a permanent position upon college graduation.

Intern Goals/Success Measures:

  • Experience in building relationships with all levels of management

  • Ability to work with project teams and complete all assigned projects by deadline dates

  • Functional experience in assigned IT business areas

  • Demonstrated teamwork through collaboration on an Executive presentation

Typical assignments will consist of:

  • Involvement and assistance with department-wide industry-leading-edge initiatives

  • Project support to ensure the completion of various company-wide projects

  • Interfacing with a diverse group of peers in a matrix organization

  • Supporting team members in completion of project tasks such as analyzing data models, software development, conducting unit testing, and implementing project deliverables

  • Time is allotted for training, networking and completion of CIO / SIO project presentation


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree (class of 2022)

  • Must have completed coursework in Information Technology

  • GPA of 3.0 or better

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desired Majors: Management Information Systems, Mathematics or related field

  • Computer skills to include knowledge of Programming Languages – e.g. Java - as well as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

  • Business Skills: - Project Management - Business Writing - Presentation & Public Speaking

  • Our ideal candidate will also have strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking skills and strong decision making and problem-solving skills

About Equitable

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.

As an employer, Equitable is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. Equitable has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.

We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave Equitable. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401(k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

Equitable is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

NOTE: Equitable participates in the E-Verify program.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or to perform the essential job functions of this position, please contact Human Resources at (212) 314-2195 or email us at

Req ID: 200004DE