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Thrivent Financial Investments IT Application Engineer Intern - Summer 2024 in Investments Office, United States

Our top-rated summer internship program is designed to give college students meaningful work experience in specific functions, providing a deeper understanding of the processes of a Fortune 500 financial services organization. The program offers interesting challenges, valuable experience, and an opportunity to get to know Thrivent.

This 12-week internship is a key piece of Thrivent’s entry-level talent program to ensure a strong talent pipeline to meet the needs of the organization now and into the future. The internship program offers assignments to optimize your skills and experience while giving you exposure to multiple business areas.

As an Investments IT Application Engineer Intern, you will get the opportunity to expand your IT understanding beyond the classroom in a dynamic environment, where technology and business come together to deliver valuable software essential to daily operations. You will collaborate with Scrum teams and participate in an agile, fun, and collaborative environment to help refine skills learned through academic experiences, all while learning more about how we work here at Thrivent.

• New development and maintenance work in Java, Python and in ETL and BI tools

• Analysis and problem solving of various of application issues – web-based, batch scripting, ETL, or vendor package support

• Testing a variety of applications and system integrations

• Effective data management and database design

• Become knowledgeable and apply Thrivent’s processes and standards for the development and deployment of software applications in the finance services industry.

Position Requirements

  • Currently a junior pursuing an undergraduate degree Mathematics, Computer Science, MIS, Economics or Finance

  • A proven history of excellent academic performance (GPA 3.0+)

  • Java development (or similar language) with a basic understanding of application development and foundational database knowledge

  • Disciplined, with strong personal management and organization skills

  • Strong problem identification and analytical skills

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work in the United States for indefinite period without sponsorship

Additional Program Information

  • Offering competitive compensation

  • Full intern event program including development, networking, and social activities


  • Minneapolis, MN

  • Team operates in a hybrid work environment collaborating in our downtown office

    Thrivent provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, sex , gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable local, state , or federal law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.

    Thrivent is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation , please let us know by sending an email to human.resources@thrivent.com or call 800-847-4836 and request Human Resources.

At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all they’ve been given. At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our customers. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want today—and tomorrow.

For over 100 years, Thrivent has been helping people build their financial futures and live more generous lives. Today, it’s a Fortune 500 company that offers a full range of expert financial solutions, serving more than 2 million customers, as well as the communities in which they live and work.

Thrivent fosters a diverse workforce to serve our diverse clientele, reflecting a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. If you’re intrigued about our work and the possibility of becoming part of it, we invite you to visit Thrivent.com to learn more. You won’t just build a career; you’ll be part of an organization focused on growing, innovating, and serving.