U.S. Internship Programs

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.