What type of candidates apply for the Early Career Program (ECP)? Participants in the Early Career Program, known as ECPs, are a diverse group of talented undergraduate student leaders at a four year university ranging in a multitude of academic disciplines.
What type of training and development opportunities are there within the Early Career Program? ECPs will have an individual core project that they will work on from a day-to-day basis along with additional opportunities to work on group projects with their fellow ECPs. Outside of their work, our ECPs will go through an array of training from Building Your Personal Brand, Networking 101, Presenting with Impact and so on. They will also have the opportunity to participate in several team building activities and volunteer in the community.
Are there networking opportunities with senior leaders while in the Early Career Program? Yes! Senior leaders at MassMutual are hands on with the Early Career Program. ECPs will have the opportunity to attend round table discussions, “coffee with” sessions, lunch and learns and one-on-one sessions with several of the senior leaders throughout the organization. Throughout the program experience, ECPs will have an opportunity to present their projects to a vast array of senior leaders.
If I do not live near MassMutual, will housing be provided for a summer internship? Housing assistance is provided for select interns in our Springfield, MA and Enfield, CT locations.
What are the qualifications need to apply to the Early Career Program?
- Enrolled in a four-year degree program
- Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale – with a preferred GPA of 3.2 and above
- Actively involved in leadership roles in student clubs or community organizations
- Proficiency in oral and written communications
- Must be authorized to work in the United States without requiring work authorization sponsorship, both now or in the future
I’m currently a sophomore or a junior in college. How do I apply for the Early Career Internship Program? Applications for the 2017 Summer Early Career Internship Program will be accepted starting September 1, 2016. Select that track that best fits your skill set and career interest and apply directly to that track: Finance, Investments, Marketing and Operations.
I’m currently in my senior year in college and will be graduating before August 2017. How do I apply for the Early Career Rotational Program? Applications for the 2017 Early Career Rotational Program will be accepted starting September 1, 2016. Select that track that best fits your skill set and career interest and apply directly to that track: Finance, Investments, Marketing and Operations.
What happens at the end of the Early Career Internship Program? Interns who will be entering their junior year in the fall of 2017 will have the opportunity to interview for another internship for the summer of 2018. For those interns who will be entering into their senior year during the fall of 2017, they will have the opportunity to interview for a position in our Early Career Rotational Program.