How to get a job at

Metlife

Metlife is a global provider of insurance, annuities, and employee benefit programs. They serve over 60 countries with 90 million customers worldwide, amazingly they have been around since 1868.

What

Metlife

Looks For

Metlife prides itself on an inclusive and highly motivated corporate culture. They want people who not only are great on their own but also aren’t afraid of supporting their teammates when it's needed. Metlife wants fresh and diverse perspectives to help keep them on the edge of innovation.

History of

Metlife

Union Life and Limb Insurance Company. The company originally began by providing insurance to soldiers and sailors who suffered disabilities as a result of the Civil War. By the year 1909, Metlife had become the nation’s largest life insurer and began to expand its services and goals, subsequently financing the Empire State Building and contributing to the Allied cause during World War II. Despite tumultuous changes, Metlife continues to be one of the most well-known and prosperous companies in the United States. Metlife currently trades on the New York Stock Exchange and is ranked 48th on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies based on revenue.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Accounting
Consulting / Professional Services
Customer Support / Success
Data / Analytics
Engineering
Sales / Account Management
industries
Insurance
office locations
Greater New York
Greater Charlotte
Greater Providence
Greater Philadelphia
Greater Baltimore
2019 Revenue:
$69.620B

Metlife

Internship Programs

Metlife Internship Program

The interns are recruited from any and all majors for the global technology team. You will be collaborating on real-life projects to support the team’s needs. This experience has you paired with a mentor who gives you regular feedback in addition to helping you prepare a concept presentation to senior management.

Types of Internships:

  • Administration
  • Data/Analytics
  • Engineering
  • IT/IS

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Rising Juniors, Rising Seniors
Perks:
  • Mentorship Program
  • Concept Presentation
  • Access to Senior Management
  • Real-Life Projects

Metlife

Interview Process

1. Phone Interview with a Hiring Manager

In this initial interview, the Hiring Manager will go over your resume and ask questions around your work experience. Use this time to elaborate on your soft skills and how you developed them.

2. In-person Interviews

There is a two-part process in this stage. The first interview is with a Technical Manager who asks questions more related to your role to ensure your ability. The final interview is with the people who you would be working alongside with to see how you fit into the team.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network and see if they can offer you insight into Metlife and the interview process

Do your research

Do research on Metlife, such as their culture, current projects, company goals, etc.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.

Common Interview Questions at

Metlife

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  • What are your 5 yr, 10 yr and ultimate career goals?
  • What are you passionate about
  • How do you handle a difficult customer?
  • Why MetLife?