Intern - Strategic Change Implementation

Columbus, Ohio
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Sep 28, 2016
Nov 27, 2016
Entry Level
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State Auto Insurance Companies has an exciting 10-12 week paid summer Strategic Change Implementation Internship located in Columbus, Ohio. The length of the internship is dependent upon class schedule, but will tentatively start on May 22nd, 2017 and end August 11th, 2017. The intern will assist with various projects, activities and events within their department and will have the opportunity to learn about many different functions of State Auto and insurance. This position will require the individual to support SCI team members in the identification of "change challenges" and work collaboratively together to determine appropriate SCI activities that will enable the business to realize planned outcomes.


1. Support SCI team with analysis and documentation of a variety of SCI solutions - across multiple disciplines areas and change initiatives.

2. Conduct trending analysis from SCI surveys and work with SCI team to calibrate SCI effectiveness.

3. Support delivery of SCI work products for change initiatives.

4. Develop understanding of SCI issues (e.g. resistive behavior - driving belief systems, etc.), how they arise (root cause) and steps needed to proactively identify and mitigate associated risk and issues.

5. Participate in active mentorship with SCI Leadership to gain knowledge and skill across SCI discipline areas including change strategy, impact identification and readiness, stakeholder engagement, communication strategy, organizational alignment and more.


Earning a minimum 3.0 GPA or 2.5 GPA with active student leadership/community involvement. Opportunity is open to current college Seniors, Juniors, rising Sophomores or those continuing graduate studies.

Able to work a 37.5-hour week. Willing to participate in a variety of projects and the ability to attend business meetings and community events, which will enrich the learning experience.

Minimum Experience / Education:

Working to obtain a degree from an accredited four year college, preferably in Business, Business Analytics, Economics, Finance, Strategic Change, Management or other related discipline. No additional work experience is required. Experience with Excel, Google Apps and Constituent Hub is a plus.

Written Skills: Excellent writing skills to produce SCI related documentation for both directly and indirectly impacted business customers, and third party vendors.

Oral Skills: Must be able to verbally communicate clearly with any audience. This includes both understanding the audience and being understood by the audience.

In order to apply for this position, individuals must submit a copy of their current resume and a completed application (paper or online).

***Loman Education Foundation offers a financial aid program for students interested in pursuing internship opportunities outside of their geographic location:

State Auto offers a competitive salary, an annual bonus program, an excellent benefit program including medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance coverage, life insurance, matching 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, and a stock purchase plan. State Auto is committed to the principal of equal employment opportunity for all associates and applicants and to providing associates with a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions (hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and work assignments) are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. State Auto will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. State Auto is a smoke-free work environment. We utilize drug screening and background checks as conditions of employment. For all exempt positions we also obtain motor vehicle reports (MVR s). State Auto will not accept candidates from third-party recruiters without a signed agreement with State Auto.