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Information Technology Software Development Internship

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


AI generated summary

  • You should have an IT degree/career, coding experience, interest in insurance, strong communication/organizational skills, work independently/team, commitment to projects, and ability to work hybrid.
  • You will assist in software development, data analysis, technical specification creation, and research on various IT projects while helping to improve technical documentation.

Off-cycle Internship

Software Engineering, IT & CybersecurityBuffalo


  • Merchants Insurance Group, a leading Property and Casualty Insurer in the Northeast, is looking for a highly motivated IT Software Development Intern interested in learning and applying their skills in a corporate capacity. You will be working directly with developers and analysts responsible for delivering products and services on multiple platforms to internal and external customers.
  • Merchants Insurance Group is proud to be named one of Buffalo Business First’s Best Places to Work in Western New York for a 2nd consecutive year and to be named both a “Fast Track” company and Top Private Company for the 5th year in a row by Buffalo’s Business First.   Merchants has also been named as one of Ward's top 50 performing insurance companies in the United States for the 3rd year in a row. Ward's is the provider of benchmarking and best practices for the insurance industry. They analyze staff levels, compensation, business practices and expenses for all areas of company operations.


  • Candidates should be pursuing a related IT degree or career and have practical or theoretical coding experience.
  • An interest in pursuing a career with a property and casualty insurance company is desired.
  • Full-time, paid internship at $17.00 hourly starting May 2024 through August 2024 based on school schedule. A minimum commitment of 2-3 months is required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team in a hybrid work environment
  • Has a willingness to take on a diverse set of projects and deliver high quality work
  • Preferred:
  • Candidates should be pursuing a related IT degree or career and have practical or theoretical coding experience.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering
IT & Cybersecurity


  • Software development activities with the supervision of an experienced developer.
  • Leveraging Microsoft Business Intelligence solutions to provide data analysis and reporting methods. Tools include Microsoft SQL, PowerBI, PowerPivot, and PerformancePoint.
  • Assist in reviewing business requirements and creating technical specifications.
  • Analyze data, evaluate technology, and recommend solutions as assigned.
  • Research projects in the area of DevOps, AI, or other guided technical research.
  • Help create or improve technical documentation. This includes ongoing efforts around an Enterprise Architecture Framework.

Application process

  • Welcoming and positive work environment.
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • Hybrid work schedule. The Hybrid work schedule will require 8 full days per month in the office, with the option to work the remaining days per month at home or in the office.


Work type

Full time

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