Intern - Strategic Resources - Fall

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About this Job

The Fall 2018 internship program at the State Farm Research and Development Center (RDC) provides an opportunity for 10-15 hours of paid research work per week. All majors are considered for this program. However, candidate selection will be aligned with competencies/skillsets required for project work identified.

The State Farm Research Center offers University of Illinois students a unique internship opportunity at its University of Illinois Research Park location. Interns will work on projects having direct application to State Farm’s research work and will include:

  • Research Company, Consumer, and Industry trends
  • Prepare written reports and PowerPoint presentations
  • Research technology and innovation as it relates to State Farm Business Opportunities
  • Department specific research initiatives such as: HR, Marketing, EIS, Public Affairs and Administrative Services.
  • Work with Corporate Project Leads
  • Present information to State Farm Management



Major/Minor in undergraduate/graduate studies in Economics, Finance, Business, Engineering, Marketing, Statistics, English, Mathematics, Public Relations, Communications, Urban Planning, Psychology, the Technology & Management minor, etc. Convenient on-campus location with easy access to Campus Shuttles.

  • Sophomore or above
  • Preferred 3.0 minimum GPA overall and in major field of study
  • Demonstrated ability to gather, interpret, and summarize information from multiple sources
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • General knowledge of business practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products Initiative and ability to work independently



Fall: 10-15 hours/week, any time between 7:30am-4:30pm, M-F


Convenient on-campus location with easy access to Campus Shuttles:

State Farm Research Center at the University of Illinois Research Park                  2001 South First St. (Suite 102), Champaign, IL 61820


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At the conclusion of the internship, individuals may be given consideration for further internship opportunities at the Research Center or for full time employment.