Students and recent graduates

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Take your studies to the next level

Whether you're a recent graduate (congrats!) or current student (hang in there!), make Progressive your next adventure.

We know you didn't wake up this morning thinking you want to work in insurance someday. Trust us, neither did we. But what you’ll find at Progressive is an unexpectedly exciting place to start or further your career. In addition to a huge variety of roles and business areas related to your field of study and passion, our customer care and claims areas are a great place to get your foot in the door and grow your career.

With Progressive internships and full-time positions available, you can make valuable connections with experienced people. And you'll have the resources and support to hone in on your interests, expand your skill set, and map out your professional future.

Here are some great places to start your journey


Students and recent graduates can launch their Progressive accounting career through our two-stage accounting program that begins with an internship and then transitions into our Accounting Rotational Program.

The internship

Up-and-comers start here. Available in summer and winter at our corporate headquarters near Cleveland, Ohio, this gives you hands-on experience in one of our business areas as you work with the support of a mentor within the Accounting team. This program is ideal for students graduating within a year of completing the internship.

The Accounting Rotational Program

Math wizards who complete the internship take the next step: a two-year, full-time position that includes four six-month-long rotations, each in a different business area.

Customer care

Our Contact Center and Claims team members provide our customers with products, services, and experiences to meet their needs and exceed their expectations. Flex and expand your current skills as you prepare for the next step in your career in one of the following roles:

Administrative specialists

Pillars of strength who provide administrative support for a business area or office.

Contact center representatives

Voices of Progressive who help customers get the best products for their needs and service for their policies.

Claims representatives

Detectives and investigators who help customers who've been involved in a claim and make good on our promise to get them back on the road fast.


Natural born leaders who develop skills as a manager or team supervisor.

Data and analytics

Students and recent graduates can gain valuable experience in a variety of analyst roles, including:

Actuarial analysts

Clairvoyants who apply and build strong analytical and statistical skills to predict ultimate claims payouts while also receiving study time for actuarial exams.

Data analysts

Storytellers who use programming and quantitative skills to write queries, gather data into Excel or SAS, identify trends, and present the story behind the data to business partners.

Research and development analysts

Innovators who look at data for proposed products to understand their potential and impact on our company and help determine how a product could work, be priced, and be improved.

Analyst Development Program

Protégés who work with veteran analysts involved in loss reserving, pricing, internal reporting, and business unit control. This is a two-year, full-time rotational program.

Pricing analysts

Forecasters who use analytical, investigative, problem-solving, and team-building skills to evaluate market trends, implement insurance pricing options, and recommend rate adjustments.


Almost everything that happens at Progressive is made possible by our Technology team. We're an exciting and innovative place where you can get involved in a lot of different projects. Start your tech career through an internship or full-time position in one of the following roles:


Creators who develop and maintain proprietary software applications for customers and employees to buy, quote, sell, manage policies, and resolve claims.

Systems test engineers

Test pilots who validate and verify technology product requirements to ensure our technology meets our customers' expectations. They also design and execute test cases and test tools and automation.

Systems engineers

Physicians who keep tabs on the health of our IT infrastructure and monitor and fix outages in our voice and data network, server, client PC, and mainframe environments.

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