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About Unum Group Summer Internship Program

Company Overview

Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum helps protect more than 25 million working people and their families in the event of illness or injury. At Unum, our people truly make a difference, in the lives of our customers, our local communities and in the success of our company.

Unum has been the leading provider of disability insurance since 1975. In 2013, Unum Group earned over $10 billion in revenue, provided benefits for 37% of Fortune 500 companies and maintains assets over $60 billion.

Unum is headquartered in Chattanooga, TN and has significant U.S. operations in Portland, ME, Worcester, MA and Glendale, CA. In addition, 35 field offices are located around major metropolitan cities across the country. Unum has international offices in Dorking, England and Carlow, Ireland. The company employs more than 10,000 people worldwide. With a culture that rewards performance and promotes from within, Unum offers challenging career opportunities across multiple locations and various lines of business.

Anticipated 2015 Internships located in Portland, Worcester, Chattanooga, Columbia

  • Consumer Innovation
  • Finance
  • Actuarial
  • Business Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting


  • Work for the leader in the disability-based employee benefits marketplace & in a professional office setting.
  • Internships where you can contribute as an individual & work as part of a team.
  • Opportunities to learn about departmental & corporate functions.
  • Weekly networking opportunities with senior leaders.
  • Social activities with fellow interns.
  • Competitive pay during a 10-12 week timeframe.
  • Earn college credit for your internship. Faculty/Hiring Manager pre-approvals are required.


  • Intern must be enrolled in an accredited 4 year college degree program
  • Prefer satisfactory completion of 3 years of college course work
  • Required GPA of 3.3 in major or overall GPA of 3.3
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel software applications
  • Strong ability to work independently and be self directed on project work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be in good academic standing with university / college.
  • All interns must complete a satisfactory background check in order to be hired.
  • Intern must be available to work approximately 40 hours per week during regular business hours Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm.

Unum provides equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees regardless of a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Unum Group Summer Internship Program

Laura Peterson
UNUM Life Insurance Company of America
2211 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04122


Number of Interns: 51 to 100
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students, Business School Students, Law School Students


Chattanooga, TN
Columbia, SC
Portland, ME
Worcester, MA