Achievement Awards open doors for recipients

Each year, GEICO not only recognizes and rewards students, but we also get to know them on a personal level. Our program isn't a transaction—it's an interaction—an introduction between us.

Meet Kirk and Anna! They are current GEICO associates who previously received Achievement Awards.

Kirk

Kirk
Associate Since 1996


How My Achievement Award Made a Difference

As a college student, I thought I was destined to go into consulting or healthcare. Then the dean of my business school recommended that I apply for a GEICO Achievement Award.

Quite frankly, I didn't think I'd be selected, as I knew nothing about GEICO or insurance. To my surprise, I not only received the award, but I was also offered an internship during my senior year.

It was then that I realized how great GEICO was. I learned about the organization and got to know many wonderful people. The internship gave me a very good idea of the many career opportunities in insurance, and ultimately helped me pick GEICO as my employer of choice.

Today, I am an Assistant Vice President with responsibility for 1,400 employees and more than one million customers. This all would not have happened if it wasn't for the GEICO Achievement Award Program. It opened my eyes to a world of opportunities!

Anna

Anna
Associate Since 2006


How My Achievement Award Made a Difference

I heard about GEICO's Achievement Award from my business school. After learning more about the program and seeing that I qualified, I called my parents and they encouraged me to apply. When I found out that I was chosen, I felt extremely honored.

The award money helped me tremendously during my senior year. I used most of it to pay for books and the rest went toward tuition. The company also hosted a dinner on campus to present me with the award. It was there that I met several GEICO associates and heard more about the company and its career opportunities.

The next fall, when I was applying for jobs, the application process with GEICO was exciting and enjoyable, as I had already made personal connections. Today, I am a Liability Director in GEICO's Lakeland, Florida office. I am grateful that I was a recipient of the Achievement Award and I am proud to call GEICO my employer.