Summer internships

A real job with real responsibility and first-hand work experience

What you will be doing?

Our paid Summer Internship Programmes are an investment in you and your career – they will give you a real job with real responsibility, gaining first-hand experience working in the Insurance Industry.

Our 8-week internship programmes offer you the opportunity to learn how our insurance business operates, work closely with various stakeholders, network across the business and engage in real project work within your chosen business area to make a tangible positive impact.

Whichever programme you choose, you’ll be supported every step of the way, with scheduled training from our Learning and Development department and a dedicated mentor on hand to guide you. Successful completion of the programme may even lead to you being fast-tracked through our graduate programme application process for 2025, subject to eligibility.

You will only be able to apply to one of our internship programmes, so please ensure you have taken the time to understand which is the best programme for you.

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What programmes do we offer?

Please note, programmes may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.


Customer Service Claims

Digital Marketing

Farming Propositions

IT Division

Marketing Campaigns

Sales and Agency Network


The Group Internal Audit Department (GIAD) plays a key role in helping NFU Mutual protect its assets, reputation and sustainability as well as achieve its long-term goals.

In a nutshell, an audit involves working closely with our colleagues to get a detailed understanding of their business area, review what could go wrong and assess the steps they have taken to manage those risks. We also add further value through recommending improvements and best practice.

Join us as a Summer Intern for an opportunity to get stuck in with real responsibility and gain first-hand experience of working on audits and contributing to improving our department. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll experience during your time with us:

  • Your internship will start with getting to know your new colleagues and fellow interns. You’ll also learn about our organisation and what makes us unique in the insurance space and what makes us a ‘great place to work’!
  • Get to know about our department and the way we do audits. You’ll then gain hands-on audit experience and take ownership for delivering high-quality work.
  • Working closely with colleagues to provide robust challenge and insights to help business areas meet their business objectives and continuously improve
  • This position offers high visibility and an opportunity to gain a broad and deep understanding of the organisations key operations and processes.
  • At the end of the programme, you’ll have gained a wide range of skills and experience which will support your learning and development back at university and when you return to the workplace.

Thank you for your interest. This programme is now closed for applications.

Customer Service Claims

The Customer Services Head Office department includes several core functions, each with a pivotal role to play in the setting and delivery of the claims strategy and the principles that underpin it.

The Technical team is responsible for setting the claims strategic direction and ensuring we have the right standards, processes and procedures to effectively manage the financial performance of all NFU Mutual claims. The Supply Chain team is responsible for the selection and effective management of our supply partners, including looking forward to needs of the future. Our Change, MI & Risk teams provide core services including the delivery of change, production of data and insights to monitor financial performance and forecasting, and also ensuring we have a strong control framework and comply with regulatory changes.

We also have an operational function where large loss and corporate claims are handled and relationships with corporate customers are managed. Each of the teams are filled with individuals possessing different strengths and skills and this makes the internship in Head Office a unique opportunity to gain first hand exposure to differing job types that may suit you.

Join us as a Customer Service Claims Intern and you will work on a project focused on researching a current claims hot topic, delivering an outcome that will deliver real business value. With an opportunity to face into each core area you will gain a solid understanding of the overall department and have an opportunity to build and develop core skills that will equip you in your career after university.

Digital Marketing

It’s an exciting time to join our Digital team at NFU Mutual as we are delivering new and exciting website functionality to our customers to make doing business with us easier.

The Digital Performance Internship is an exciting opportunity to support our Digital Acquisition Consultant who is responsible for coordinating, planning and driving end-to-end delivery of acquisition media that supports digital acquisition, ensuring that the website conversion elements of digital acquisition activities are optimised to improve the delivery of agreed objectives.

You will need to collaborate with key colleagues across the Division to ensure that acquisition activity is on brand and fully integrated with multi-channel campaign activity to maximise performance of the digital channel.

You will be expected to undergo research and review digital acquisition opportunities and developments in order to identify and recommend new opportunities to the business with solid rationale.

Farming Propositions

The Farming Propositions team conduct industry based research and utilise this with regards to our propositional development. We also engage with numerous internal and external stakeholders regarding key activities within the agricultural sectors to understand how changes within the industry could impact our customers and what opportunities are available to further develop our farming products, whilst also looking at ways in which NFU Mutual can further support the rural communities. All of these conversations and research also lead into larger farming projects where the team will undertake in-depth research and consultation on agricultural matters and themes identified from across the industry.

Working within the Farming propositions team as a Summer Intern, you will get a wide exposure across all aspects of the business as we work closely with our colleagues from different business areas such as Underwriting, Marketing, Social Media, and PR & Rural Affairs to name but a few. This is greatly rewarding as team members can be involved in a wide variety of projects relating to both our insurance product but also supporting the wider rural community.

Due to our extensive network of external stakeholders, the team is involved with a wide array of projects and events where we represent NFUM and engage with a variety of different people, businesses and organisations on a wide range of agricultural topics. A Farming Propositions intern would gain vast networking opportunities, whilst also benefitting from the expert knowledge on farming matters for the Farming Propositions team members. 

IT Division

The IT Division is central to the running of the business. With over £80m of IT change project per year, managed across 30+ departments and 550+ staff, NFU Mutual offers a unique experience to gain real work experience in a fast paced, innovative and problem-solving division. No one day is the same.

Join the IT division as a Summer Intern to gain first-hand experience working on real day to day operational case work, helping solve issues and contributing towards IT ensuring they offer a great service to its customers, staff, agencies and regional offices.

You will work on IT change projects, whereby you will get hands on with ensuring our new IT systems & technologies are rolled out smoothly, timely and professionally. With over £80m of IT change projects underway each year, you are sure to get a rounded experience of what it takes to be part of a successful IT division. There will be opportunities to work with a number of teams, visit agencies and regional centres, whilst researching and presenting your findings on live projects bottlenecks.

Marketing Campaigns

Our key purpose is to drive the acquisition of new customers and help to retain existing customers through cost effective, data driven marketing activity that delivers against our business objectives. We do this by planning, developing and delivering integrated marketing campaigns for personal and commercial general insurance and financial services to our target customers. We work closely with a range of channel teams including digital, public relations and social media to make sure our marketing uses the best approach to deliver a positive return on our marketing investment, constantly monitoring and refining our activity to drive future improvements.

The Marketing Campaigns Summer intern is an exciting opportunity for someone to gain first-hand experience on a real marketing project that contributes to our Marketing & Digital divisional objectives.

Sales and Agency Network

Join our Regional Sales team as a Summer Intern and become a key player in driving NFU Mutual's growth through sales excellence. The Regional Sales department, responsible for 90% of NFU Mutual’s GWPI, seeks your contribution to elevate our agency network's performance.

Your primary focus will be preparing and propelling our agency network to peak sales performance, aligning with the core function of securing NFU Mutual's future and protecting our customers. Collaborating with the Agency Department, you will gain hands-on experience supporting day-to-day operations, ensuring the network's adaptability to new tools and processes introduced by NFU Mutual.

This internship is your chance to immerse yourself in the dynamic world of sales, working alongside the Agency Department to enhance operational efficiency, manage change, and contribute to the ongoing evolution of the agency network. Don't miss this opportunity to make a significant impact on NFU Mutual's sales and agency network success.

About you

You will need to be available for the duration of the internship programme and be a penultimate year undergraduate student, on track to meet the degree requirements stated for your chosen programme. We will also consider applications from first year university students.

If you are due to graduate before the internship begins, you will not be eligible.

The most important thing we look for in Summer Interns is an enthusiastic, positive nature and a proactive attitude. We also look for five key star qualities:


Customer focus

Can you build positive relationships with customers and listen to their needs?


Business focus

Can you use your technical skills to contribute to your team’s success?

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Personal effectiveness

Are you passionate about development and have a strong desire to learn?


Delivers results

Do you take personal responsibility for delivering targets and goals?


Executes successfully

Do you manage and progress your own work, remain open to new ideas and adapt to change?

Our typical recruitment process


Online application

If you’ve seen a job that you’re interested in, apply online to find out more.


Video interview

We’ll ask you about your skills and experience and tell you more about the internship. 


Final interview

Interviews are a two-way process, so be ready to ask us anything to help you decide if we and the role are right for you.



Successful completion of all three stages will lead to you being offered a Summer Internship Programme with NFU Mutual.

Current opportunities

Here are just some of the internship opportunities that we currently have available. Simply, click on the job title to find out more.

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