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2021 Group Benefit Sales (GBS) Virtual Summer Internship Program

Date Posted: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Company: MetLife

Physical Job Locations: 

Atlanta, GA

Chicago, IL

Kansas City, MO

Tampa, FL


*All GBS internships this Summer will be fully VIRTUAL

Role Value Proposition: 

  • Assists business units by performing various assigned duties that are intended to provide experience and build sales skills for future development
  • Get an insider view of career potential within a high performing culture
  • Strengthen business acumen & develop sales skills
  • Develop personally and professionally with a customized intern curriculum
  • Build a network of peers and mentors in a business to business sales environment
  • Exposure to products and services within Group Benefits
  • Social activities and networking events
  • Opportunity for sales trainee position post-graduation.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Complete weekly curriculum training
  • Collaborate on an intern-lead Capstone Project
  • Participate in customer meetings
  • Learn functions and uses of technology to support the salesforce and business
  • Present Capstone project to an audience of peers, managers and senior leadership
  • Perform duties supporting the sales organization as assigned or required


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Strong mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills (especially Microsoft Excel)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communications skills and leadership qualities
  • Motivated team player with sound judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to lead and influence
  • High school diploma required


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program with an accredited college or university.  Preferably a rising senior.


Salary Grade

DEV - Intern


Business Category

US Business


Number of Openings

8 total (2 per location)


At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $651 billion of total assets under management as of September 30, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.


Requisition #: 116022


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta