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State Farm Intern Reviews

Updated 21 January 2015
Updated 21 January 2015
1,900 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work life balance and encouragement to continue insurance education (in 106 reviews)

  • Great training program, plenty of opportunities to advance and great benefits package (in 82 reviews)


Cons
  • As a side note - I had significant work / life balance issues as an agent (in 28 reviews)

  • No room for advancement with contract employees and lower pay with no benefits (in 41 reviews)

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73 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1.  

    Great Company!

    Current Employee - Intern in Bloomington, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Intern in Bloomington, IL (US)

    I have been working at State Farm

    Pros

    The culture throughout the company was great and they had great opportunities for interns to learn more about the industry and company.

    Cons

    Not enough work, found myself not having enough tasks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not enough work during my intern period.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    I learnt a lot from this company, like marketing strategies and sales skills.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Iowa City, IA (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Iowa City, IA (US)

    I worked at State Farm

    Pros

    You can get hand on experience in solving problem with the customers

    Cons

    Everyday the problem you face with is different.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    It was a good learning experience, but could not do this job as a career.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Asheville, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Intern in Asheville, NC (US)

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

    Pros

    State Farms offers a lot of classes to teach you about their products and how to see them.

    Cons

    It takes such a long time for anything to get done because of the corporate office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be willing to try new ideas to grow the business.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Cool

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern Hourly in Northeast Heights, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Intern Hourly in Northeast Heights, MD (US)

    I have been working at State Farm

    Pros

    Gud pay for everyone and cool ppl

    Cons

    Dumb people horrible costumers bad managers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get new onesall of them plz

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    It was a good experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Moore, OK (US)
    Current Employee - Intern in Moore, OK (US)

    I have been working at State Farm part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    You get to work with a bunch of people that you get to know and become friends with. You get to learn from some of the best and gain experience through that.

    Cons

    Have to learn quickly and start to produce in order to have success in this field or you will fail.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Nashville, TN (US)
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Nashville, TN (US)

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

    Pros

    hands-on, fast-paced, great learning experience

    Cons

    long hours, stressful, a lot of cold calling

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    The State Farm internship program is amazing!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Public Affairs Intern in Bloomington, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Public Affairs Intern in Bloomington, IL (US)

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

    Pros

    Free housing, great coworkers, lots of training, compensation

    Cons

    Some days weren't very busy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Pretty good overall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Intern
    Current Employee - Systems Intern

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

    Pros

    It varies, but I interns are overall pretty free to develop as they see fit.
    Flexible hours.
    A few fun activities throughout the semester.

    Cons

    Progress can be slow and people in the company often don't email back if you have questions.
    Lots of paperwork to do simple things.
    Lots of restrictions on what we're allowed to do, such as download software on the provided machines.
    Not a ton of feedback, as projects leads often don't have a programing background and you may only be around fellow interns who know as much as you.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Fantastic. Superb people, great learning experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Intern in Champaign, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Systems Intern in Champaign, IL (US)

    I have been working at State Farm part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    You get to work with new technologies especially in systems. People are very friendly and supportive. Very flexible with hours. Plenty of opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    Do not sponsor international students.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on skill development

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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