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Madison, WI Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

At Sentry, we realize that getting valuable, hands-on experience is important for you and your career. We're looking to recruit talented professionals for our Associate Software Product Analyst co-op program. In this program you'll have the opportunity to work part-time while attending classes and Full time during summers. This distinguished and cutting-edge unit is a part of our Software Product Analyst team in Information Technology (IT). Our co-op program is designed to provide you the opportunity to gain valuable experience while working in our downtown Madison office on State Street.


You'll gain valuable real-life, hands-on experience while working on a series of projects that involve coordinating development, implementation, and maintenance between business units and developers. We'll look to you to work with Sentry's analysts and business users to write functional and technical specifications for use by developers and others involved in the projects. In addition, you'll:

  • Obtain project scope through unit interviews, workshops, site visits, scenarios, documents, tasks, and workflows
  • Analyze recommendations for system modifications/enhancement to meet the needs of the end users
  • Develop test plans and participate in system implementation of new or revised systems
  • Current Full time college student
  • Majoring in Business-related or Information Systems-related field
  • Ability to work between 12-19 hours per week during the school year in a minimum of 2-3 hour increments
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week in the summer
  • The desire to expand your communication, facilitation, documentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Sentry does not offer employment in this program to holders of F-1, J-1 and H-1 Visas for the purpose of obtaining practical experience

There is a reason why Sentry made Forbes' list of America's Best Midsize Employers in 2017, 2018, and 2019. At Sentry, we recognize there are many factors that contribute to your overall satisfaction both at work, and in your personal life. So, we provide a perfect mixture of compensation, benefits, company culture, and resources to ensure your everyday happiness. Below are some benefits that you'll receive.

  • Competitive compensation to reward you for your hard work every day.
  • Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.

If you are interested in joining Sentry's team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you'll need to create an account. Please complete your application and upload your resume online.


All of us at Sentry-more than 4,000 associates-have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We're proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.

Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.

Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we're one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We're rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.

Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.


It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.


Thank you for your interest in Sentry!

Zach Wierzba
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Madison, WI, United States of America
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10/16/2019 5:07:06 PM

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