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TΞCHNOLOGY SUMMΞЯ INTΞЯNSHIP PЯOGЯΛMMΞ 2022

 

 

  • Location: Other
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Closes: 17 April 2022

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In Summary

If you’re curious and passionate about technology, then we can teach you the rest – which is why you don’t need to have studied IT at university to join us in one of our Technology Internships.

Job Description

Dates of internship: 4th July – 9th September 2022
Salary: £21,840 pro-rated for the duration of the internship
Locations: Bristol, London, Norwich, York

If you’re in your penultimate year at university, or already in your final year but will be doing a one-year Master’s degree, or taking a gap year, from September 2022, this internship could be for you!

Our 10 week, paid, summer internship offers students the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the Technology world. If successful after the internship, you will be given the opportunity to return as a Graduate in a permanent role in September 2023.

This is a brilliant learning opportunity in an environment where everyone is welcome to share ideas, ask questions and seek out advice.

About the Aviva Technology Internship.

We have a real variety of roles across our technology team, in various locations.  As long as you’re curious and passionate about technology, then we can teach you the rest – which is why you don’t need to have studied IT at university to join us in one of our Technology Internships. Our current graduates have studied everything from Town Planning to Maths, from Computer Science to History, and they’re all equally brilliant.

You will be aligned to a team and enabled to work with colleagues on live projects that will have a real business impact. Our internship roles fall into three main categories, and you will be able to preference which you are most interested in on the application form:

1)  Change Management (Norwich / York / London / Bristol) – think Project Management / Business Analysis – these roles are suited to people who are naturally curious – big picture thinkers who aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo. If you enjoy organising, whether that’s information or people, and you like to influence thinking and the way things are done, this route could be a good match for you.

2)   Software Engineering (York / Norwich) – You will work collaboratively in small teams to build high-quality solutions that meet our customers and colleagues needs. You will get to build upon your existing knowledge of coding by working on real life projects with the support of our experts.

3)    Cyber Security – (Bristol / Norwich) – Cyber security is a crucial and high-profile activity at Aviva. During your internship you would be working with the teams who helps protect Aviva data, colleagues and customers from cyber-attacks and website fraud. You will be someone who has a genuine interest in Cyber Security and who loves to use their analysis skills to make decisions.

During the internship you will:

  • Deepen your knowledge and understanding of the technology and insurance industries by working on projects of value
  • Learn from experienced technology professionals who will be on hand to support and encourage you every step of the way
  • Participate in sessions that will help you to build business and personal skills that will be useful in your future career (hopefully with us!)
  • Grow your network within Aviva

About Aviva

At Aviva, we’ve been helping people prepare for life’s big changes and unexpected moments for 325 years. We do it by providing advice and support with things like home, car, and life insurance, as well as investments and retirement funds. And we do it well because we’ve made it our mission to create a brighter, better tomorrow for everyone.

Technology isn’t just part of this tomorrow, it’s driving it. We truly believe our Technology community is amongst the most talented and supportive anywhere. Without their skills and ideas, we wouldn’t be the company we are today. But we’re not the kind of organisation that gets complacent. We want to keep investing in our technology, and more importantly, we want to keep investing in the people behind our technology.

About you

To join us as a Tech summer intern you’ll:

  • Be studying for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, with one year of study remaining (OR be due to graduate this year with the intention of taking gap year).
  • Have at least five GCSEs or Scottish National 5s at A*-C or 9-4 grade (or equivalent), including English and Maths.
  • Have an appetite to participate in our internship, with a view to securing a graduate role for 2023.
  • Be available for the full duration of the internship (4th July -9th September 2022) on a full-time basis (35 hours per week) in one of the locations listed above.
  • For Software Developer roles you will need to have some experience of coding, either through studies, work experience, self-learning or your outside interests.
  • For the Cyber Security roles, you will ideally have a keen interest in, and some knowledge about Cyber Security either through studies, work experience, self-learning or your outside interests.

You will also be a confident communicator with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, a love of learning and a commitment to continually developing yourself. And it goes without saying that we’ll be looking to see that you have a genuine interest in technology.

Where you’ll be based:

We offer internship roles in our Bristol, London, Norwich and York offices.  Not all roles are available in all locations, so please see above which can be based where.  

The recruitment process:

We’ll assess your strengths as well as looking at how well you connect with our values throughout the process.

The process itself involves:

  •        Making an online application – this will include answering a short questionnaire and attaching your CV
  •        If you pass the initial CV screen, you’ll be sent a Critical Reasoning Test
  •        Pass this, and you’ll have a telephone interview with us
  •        And if you do well in these, there’s an assessment day – scheduled for w/c 23rd May
  •        If offered a role you will be joining us in July 2022

Additional Information

Proud to be diverse

We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.

We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Just send us an email once you’ve applied stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll make sure we interview you.

We’d love it if you could submit your application online but if you require an alternative method of applying, please contact the recruitment team by sending an email to avivaearlycareers@aviva.com.

*As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.

  • Date Added: 18 March 2022
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About Aviva

Aviva is nothing without our people. Living up to our purpose to be with you today for a better tomorrow applies to those we work with just as much as it does to our customers.

We want Aviva to be a place where people can be themselves, and we want our workforce to reflect the customers and communities we serve. This means offering market-leading benefits and challenging ourselves to do more to build a workplace – and society – that works for all.

In 2020 we built on our existing commitment as a Living Wage employer by becoming one of the first accredited Living Hours employers in the UK, offering predictable shifts and guaranteed minimum hours to give people
greater certainty and financial security.

For those with caring responsibilities we give the option of 35 hours paid leave each year and over 600 people used the scheme in 2020. For new parents, regardless of gender, we offer up to 12 months leave in the UK,
including 26 weeks at full pay. 97% of new dads at Aviva have taken more than two weeks leave, with the average being five months with their new arrivals.

It takes you. It takes Aviva.