U.S. Internship Programs

Together we will innovate

As an entry-level professional at MetLife, you will build a valuable network of peers and mentors, join a collaborative and diverse and inclusive community, contribute creative ideas, and develop innovative solutions for real business problems.

MetLife Key Stats

  • Serve 90 of the Fortune Top 100
  • #48 on the 2020 Fortune 100 list
  • 150+ years of operation
  • Operations in 40+ global markets

MetLife Foundation and MetLife

  • MetLife and MetLife Foundation have partnered with UNCF for over 75 years to help increase the total number of African American college graduates
  • Committed $25M globally in support of communities impacted by COVID-19
  • Committed $5M to advance racial equity

Our award-winning internships are designed to guide early-in-career professionals through a journey of honing essential skills, acquiring deeper technical knowledge, and refining professional expertise.  Bringing fresh, creative and innovative ideas, our interns have the opportunity to impact their teams, tackle business solutions and contribute to the success of the company.

Why Intern at MetLife?

  • Connect socially and professionally to deepen your network & expand your skillset
  • Paid, hands-on, real world experience in multiple different functions
  • Opportunities for learning, growth, training and development in a multitude of areas
  • Company sponsored philanthropic events reflecting MetLife’s culture of service

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: How do I know if I am eligible for an opportunity?

Answer: Eligibility criteria varies by opportunity and is included in the job description.

Question: How long do internships usually last?

Answer: Internships can vary on length, but typically they last 8-10 weeks, but may have the opportunity to be extended based on business needs. Summer internships are typically full time (40 hours per week).

Question: How do I know if my application has been received?

Answer: You will be sent a confirmation via email. If you do not receive one, check that you supplied the correct email address and also ensure that the e-mail has not been sent to your junk or spam folder.

Question: What happens to my profile after I apply?

Answer: If you have applied to a specific job, your resume/profile will be reviewed by a recruiter.  If your resume is selected, you will be contacted by a recruiter for a short call to go over the role.

Question: When can I expect to hear from MetLife after applying to a position?

Answer: Recruiters will review resumes/profiles and will respond only to those external candidates who best match the qualifications of our openings. To ensure you do not miss opportunities, keep your candidate profile updated.

Question: What might I expect as an intern?

Answer: MetLife has top ranked internship programs that have been recognized by Vault.com. Through MetLife’s programs, MetLife interns have the opportunity to gain real world experience in different professional areas such as technology, actuarial, investments, legal, etc. These experiences will vary by program and you can click on specific internship program links above for more information.

Question: In 2021, will the internships be virtual?

Answer: Yes, the internships will be 100% virtual.