Working at Athene is more than an internship— it’s a game changer for your career. Being an intern at Athene is seeing your idea come into fruition through collaborating with a team. It’s doing meaningful work with talented people. All internships are designed for you to create innovative solutions for our customers and the industry. Your internship is about making a difference in our communities. This is your chance to change the game with one of the leading retirement services companies in the United States.

Get your career off to a great start with an Athene internship. Athene offers a comprehensive internship experience where students can enhance their professional careers alongside a team that values collaboration and mentoring young talent. Apply your knowledge and learn new skills through hands-on work assignments designed to challenge you and add value to our business. In addition, you’ll have opportunities experience our culture first-hand through volunteering and networking events. 
 

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“I quickly realized between the company values and the culture of Des Moines, I had landed in the right place."
— Katelyn Bishop, Tax Intern, Benedictine College

Areas of opportunity

Internships are available throughout our organization, including:
 

  • Actuarial
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Operations
  • Information Technology


 

  • Legal and Compliance
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Pension Risk Transfer
  • Sales

Athene’s intern experience

Members of the 2021 Athene internship class were asked to share their experience and why a Des Moines-based company was the place they chose to spend their summer. Read about their Athene experiences. 

"How to make an impact as an intern"

Nina Norton, DEI intern, University of Iowa

"Finding your place as an intern"

Carter Wadding, Sales intern, Iowa State University

Driven to succeed

At Athene we are driven to succeed. Never satisfied with today’s win, we’re always striving to be the best today, tomorrow and in the future. If you’re ready to change the game in a career that you love, then Athene is your kind of company.

Diversity and inclusion

Advocates for a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

At Athene, we value diversity and are committed to inclusion. As an inclusive organization, we strive to foster a workplace that cultivates our differences and have a responsibility to confront discrimination and intolerance. Employees who choose to take a pledge support these values and display this graphic on their email signatures, showing co-workers and stakeholders that they are an advocate for an inclusive environment and are stronger together.

We're stronger together

We're stronger together

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