Posts by Rachel Meemken

Working at GEICO, as seen through the eyes of a digital designer

By on October 2, 2015 at 4:09 PM

Toni Drenckhan immediately became interested in GEICO the day she met the woman who would become her boss, Carolyn Tran, at a recruitment event at Rochester Institute of Technology. At the event, Carolyn told Toni about “the dynamic of the digital experience team with designers, researchers and developers working together to create a complete experience […]

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’Tis the season for recruiting

By on September 25, 2015 at 2:40 PM

The fall semester is here and GEICO recruiters are busy visiting campuses across the country looking for bright, driven students and grads to join our growing team! Our recruiters seek qualified candidates for a variety of positions including IT, analyst, actuary, sales, customer service, claims and auto damage. We also offer leadership and development opportunities […]

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GEICO has it all, including Big Data

By on August 19, 2015 at 2:12 PM

I had the opportunity to speak with Chris White, one of GEICO’s lead data scientists. Chris started with GEICO in an actuarial position after he earned his master’s degree in astronomy and undergraduate in physics. After 13 years in the actuarial field, he switched to the information technology field, where he has worked for two […]

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Emerging Leaders Program grooms promising associates for management roles

By on July 1, 2015 at 7:50 AM

GEICO’s highly selective Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) offers two distinct career tracks to qualified graduates of top schools: Operations Management and Information Technology. I had the pleasure of speaking recently with two associates who’ve completed the program: Carolyn, who went the Information Technology route; and Anna, who proceeded through the Operations Management track. Both have […]

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Tips for grads, part 3: Interviewing

By on June 9, 2015 at 11:57 AM

In this three-part series, I’ve tuned you in to some resume and cover letter secrets, and provided you with job-hunting tips. This series-ending post will help you stand out with interview advice. Here are a few “need to know” tips for your next interview: First, you have to prepare for the interview. Research the company […]

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Tips for grads, part 2: Finding the right job

By on June 2, 2015 at 1:09 PM

If you’re like most of us – and let’s face it; you probably are – job hunting is a daunting task. In this second post of my three-part series, I’ll give you some useful advice to help you start your job search and find that job that’s right for you. Recent graduates often feel pressured to […]

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Tips for grads, part 1: resume and cover letter

By on May 29, 2015 at 1:54 PM

Congratulations to all of the recent and upcoming graduates! If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to start searching for that dream job of yours. But first – do you know how to put together a resume and cover letter that will make you stand out from the rest of the applicants? In this […]

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GEICO IT Virtual Career Fair – Thursday, June 4th!

By on May 13, 2015 at 8:25 AM

Interested in joining the IT team that made GEICO an insurance giant? GEICO is a proven technology industry leader. Our IT organization is rapidly expanding and hiring more than 300 IT associates in 2015. We are seeking tech pros looking to take that next step in their career. Whether you are interested in data science, […]

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Inside GEICO’s IT operations: cutting-edge technology, challenging projects

By on April 22, 2015 at 2:15 PM

When looking for a career in information technology, job candidates search for a company where they can put their expertise to work with cutting-edge technology and contribute to challenging projects. That’s exactly why Qianqian Yu joined GEICO 10 years ago. She had previously worked for different consulting firms before making the decision to join GEICO. […]

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Summer internships: Get your foot in our door

By on April 15, 2015 at 2:02 PM

Many college students are still trying to track down the right internship; one that brings their studies to life and could possibly give them a career after they graduate. GEICO’s internship does just that: it offers hands-on experience and a look inside the insurance industry. The best part is, if they perform well during the […]

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