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Athene Business Analyst Internship-Summer 2024 in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


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. Qualified candidates must be enrolled at an accredited college or university for Fall term 2024.

What you can expect as an Athene Intern:

Professional development

Social events

Networking events

Volunteer opportunities

Community involvement

Collaboration with other interns

Paid housing option (if eligible)

Internships will run from mid-May to early August

These are in-office internships at our West Des Moines located at 7700 Mills Civic Parkway.

Interviews and hiring decisions expect to be completed prior to mid-November, with some being completed as early as late September.

Key goals of the internship include an introduction to the insurance industry as well as a broad understanding of how to analyze and provide technical solutions to support Athene’s systems and business decisions. Interns will support the actuarial staff by performing tasks that contribute to the company’s key objectives and decision-making processes. Qualified candidates must be enrolled at an accredited college or university for Fall term 2024.


  • Assist the team in gathering information and testing new system changes

  • Responsible for assisting full time staff with various initiatives within the actuarial and information technology departments

  • Promote and build efficiencies and process improvements for application related activities

  • Provide strong documentation over processes and data analysis performed

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Pursuit of four-year degree in Management Information Systems, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Analytics, Information Technology, Business, Finance, or other related field required

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and effectively meet deadlines

  • Experience with Excel, Visual Basic, SAS, SQL, Python, R, or Tableau is preferred

Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment. Learn more about working at Athene ( .

Athene is a Military Friendly Employer! Learn more about how we support our Veterans ( .

Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.