GEICO's Coralville office now hiring college graduates for the Management Development Program

CORALVILLE, Iowa, February 3, 2014 – College graduates looking to kick start their careers in management might want to think green. GEICO Gecko green that is. GEICO's office near Iowa City is now hiring for the Management Development Program (MDP), one of GEICO's accelerated leadership programs.

MDP candidates must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, strong academics and demonstrated leadership experience—whether on campus, in the community or at work.

"We're looking forward to hiring more bright, driven professionals to GEICO's Coralville office to take part in this exciting program," said Lona Montgomery, GEICO's Coralville director. "Our office grew 15 percent in the last year, and as a result we need to add to our management team. Not only will associates who complete the program be eligible for management positions in Coralville, they'll also be eligible for management positions in GEICO offices across the country."

Associates in Coralville's leadership program receive industry-leading training and on-the-job experience in sales or customer service. The fast-track management training program also provides mentoring opportunities, real life business projects, management forums and develops participants into future business leaders.

GEICO offers competitive starting salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, continuing education, career growth opportunities, community service opportunities and a friendly, supportive workplace. For job listings and to submit an application, visit 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.