Click this LINK to apply to our Virtual 2021 Summer Internship Program
When is the deadline to apply?
March 10, 2021 is the deadline for both the MTU Internship and Professional Program.
What majors do you accept for the program?
We prefer STEM majors such as Computer Science, Analytics, and Engineering. However, all majors are welcomed to apply. The ideal candidate is someone who has an interest in and is enthusiastic about technology.
Which collegiate graduation dates are eligible to apply for the MTU Internship and MTU Professional Program?
The 2021 MTU Summer Internship Program welcomes undergraduate candidates graduating college between December 2021 – May 2022. The MTU Full-time Professional Program welcomes undergraduate candidates who have less than two years of related work experience and graduated by June 2021 (or earlier).
Where do I find the application to apply to the Internship/Professional Program?
Applications can be found by clicking the “Search Opportunities” button on this website or by going to the technology section on jobs.metlife.com.
Are Master’s Degree students eligible for MTU?
Masters-level candidates and PhD candidates are ineligible for the entry-level US MTU Internship and US MTU Professional Program at this time.
A 20-week Professional Program designed to help transition college undergraduates into full-time Global Technology roles. A Pro’s journey is comprised of personalized training based on career track, ample networking opportunities, leadership lunch-and-learns, professional development sessions, and social philanthropic activities. Additionally, a robust and supported capstone project provides Pro’s with an opportunity to dive deep into a project to explore, analyze, and present to senior management.
What is the MTU Intern Program?
The MTU Internship is a ten-week paid program where Interns collaborate on real business projects for Global Technology teams, attend weekly professional development sessions, network, and enjoy social and philanthropic events during a robust onboarding experience. Each intern is paired with a mentor to provide guidance and feedback. In addition, an innovative group challenge provides interns the opportunity to present a technological business concept idea to senior leadership at the culmination of the program.
What is the structure of the programs? (10 week, 20 week, etc.)
The MTU Internship is 10 weeks long starting in early June and ending in early August. The first week comprises onboarding, orientation, networking events, trainings and guest speakers from the business. During the Internship experience, interns will participate in weekly professional development sessions while having the opportunity to attend networking and social activities.
What will I learn through the program?
Interns participate in weekly professional development sessions that provide the opportunity to hear from different business leaders and the variety of departments within our company.
Professionals will be immersed in group-based training that teaches executive presentation skills, business acumen skills and technical skills.
Are mentorship opportunities available?
At MetLife, we have the MTU Alumni Council (MAC) that is comprised of MTU alum who have completed the Professional Program (and many times also the Internship Program). They act as mentors and go-to resources. Interns and Professionals will also have access to a variety of social and professional events that offer opportunities for professionals to connect with others for mentorship.
What type of work can I expect during the program?
The Hiring Manager will provide a summer project that interns will work on for the 10-week duration. This project will present a real business need with business impact upon completion.
Do I get to collaborate with other interns?
Interns will be collaborating with each other on a robust Innovation Challenge Project that they will be present at the culmination of the program to senior leadership. This Challenge will give interns the opportunity to explore the different areas of our business, network with subject matter experts, and creatively think of innovative ways MetLife can continue to excel in our industry.
Is relocation assistance provided?
MetLife will not assist financially with relocation; however we do provide incoming Interns and Pros with a variety of resources to help connect them with the different housing options.
Is the opportunity to work in different cities an option?
Am I eligible for full-time opportunities after I complete the internship?
MTU Interns who successfully complete the Internship Program are eligible for the MTU Professional Program, which is our full-time early in career program for recent college undergraduates.
What training is provided in the Professional Program?
Participants in the Professional Program will experience an array of training and development sessions. These sessions will be group-based and individual-based involving communication training, business acumen development, and technical skills development.
Do you provide networking opportunities?
MTU will provide social and professional opportunities for Interns and Pros to network with employees and leaders in the company.
Applications will be reviewed once the application deadline has passed and candidates are contacted via email for a first round interview. All interviews will be held via video Webex call (or phone). Within a few weeks, final round interviews will conducted with hiring managers via video Webex call (or phone). A decision will be communicated in the weeks that follow.
How long do the interviews take?
Interviews are 30-minutes long with final round interviews lasting up to one hour.
What is the format for interviews?
Interviews will consist of behavioral and technical based questions. We recommend utilizing the STAR methodology format for responses in the interview.
Are the interviews behavioral-based or technical?
Interviews are a combination of both technical and behavioral. Both kinds may be asked to test your knowledge and utilization of your technical skills (if applicable to the role for which you are interviewing).
What questions should I prepare for?
For candidates, we recommend reviewing our company website and conducting their own research to ensure a basic understanding of our company, our products, and our values. Candidates can also prepare any specific questions that they may have for the interviewer regarding the role, qualifications, or company.
Is there a group interview?
For those applying for the MTU Internship, the final round may include a group case-study interview.
Can I participate in interviews if I’m studying abroad?
Yes, if a candidate is currently studying abroad during the interview process then all interviews will be held virtually.