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As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

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Intern – Research & Development Center @ University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Spring 2024)

The Spring 2024 Internship program at the State Farm Research and Development Center (RDC) provides an opportunity for paid research work with a top Fortune 500 Company. The RDC offers students a unique internship at its University of Illinois Research Park location, working on projects that have direct application to State Farm’s research work. This internship is open to current students at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign only. Some of the work 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, Digital, Public Affairs and Administrative Services
  • Work with Corporate Project Leads
  • Present information to State Farm management

What You Can Expect:

  • Internship duration and work hours: Our Spring Internship Semester will run from January 15,2024 – May 3,2024.
  • Interns work 10-15 hours a week
  • Convenient on-campus location with easy access to Campus Shuttles
  • Address: State Farm Research Center at the University of Illinois Research Park, 2001 South First St. (Suite 102), Champaign, IL 61820
  • Hybrid work environment

What’s In It For You:

  • Competitive pay and a relaxed dress code
  • Direct experience you can leverage for your future career
  • An opportunity to learn and network with industry-leading influencers
  • A Learning Environment: Mentoring and Development to help you succeed
  • We love to give back! Being involved in volunteer opportunities to give back to the community
  • A culture that embraces Diversity and Inclusion – it is simply the right thing to do!


We Are Looking For The Following:

***Current College Student at University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign***


Graduate student:

  • Solid research experience
  • Experience running studies with participants and/or survey creation
  • Critical thinking skills and ability to work independently with support
  • Technical/functional expertise (or ability to learn it), collaboration, curiosity, results driven attitude
  • Previous work experience where project work and/or research was conducted
  • Research and Data Analytics

General research analyst (junior or higher preferred):

  • Critical thinking, technical/functional expertise (or ability to learn it), collaboration, curiosity, results driven attitude
  • Solid research experience
  • Previous work experience where project work and/or research was conducted
  • Project description: The intern will be assisting with macro trend research, complete tasks that have been backlogged and other adhoc requests that become priority

****Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (e.g. H-1B visa) for this opportunity****