GEICO hits the road for tour of college technical career fairs starting Sept. 18

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 17, 2013 – GEICO is touring college technical career fairs this fall in search of cutting-edge students with backgrounds in computer science, computer engineering, information systems and other technical areas. GEICO recruiters will be on hand to speak to students about technical careers at GEICO at the following upcoming fairs:

  • University of Maryland Computer Science Fair, Wednesday, September 18, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Samuel Riggs Alumni Center
  • University of Virginia Engineering Fair, Thursday, September 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Newcomb Hall.
  • Rochester Institute of Technology Career Fair, Wednesday, September 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Gordon Field House
  • North Carolina State Engineering Career Fair, Tuesday, October 1, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., McKimmon Center
  • George Mason University Technical Career Fair, Wednesday, October 2, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Johnson Center

In addition to hiring in IT, mobile technology and web development, GEICO is also seeking innovative candidates with technical backgrounds for its new Technology Development Program. This three-year program, based in the company's corporate headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metro area, is a full-time rotational program designed to give technical college graduates a well-rounded experience within IT at GEICO.

Associates in the program will rotate through GEICO's Information Services, Systems Operations and Internet Business divisions, work on individual and team projects and develop technical, project management, communication and leadership abilities while enhancing programming, networking and architecture, software engineering and database management skills. After the program is complete, participants will move into positions on technical teams best suited for their interests and skills.

For additional information on careers at GEICO and the Technology Development Program, go to careers.geico.com.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers and insures more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO's online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

For more information, go to www.geico.com.