Apprentice Program - Paralegal

Posted on Mar 1 Chicago, IL 500 views

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.


You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.


Plus, Allstate is changing how, when, and where we work-to lead us boldly into our future. We're empowering our employees to create better ways of working through more intentional use of communication and collaboration practices, processes and tools.


Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.



Job Description


Start your career with a part-time job while you’re earning your associate degree! Apply to be a part of the Allstate Apprenticeship Program, a 12-24 month, fully remote, paid opportunity designed to give you hands-on experience in a career-related field while you are enrolled at a community or technical college.  


Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding, and challenging? Think again. As an apprentice at Allstate, you’ll contribute to projects and systems that have a real impact on our business while working in a collaborative environment that builds you up and supports long-term growth in your skills and career. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it! Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.  


In this role,  you will provides paralegal support for Litigation Services attorneys.  Prepares pleadings and motions.  Under general attorney supervision, facilitates the discovery process, including: obtaining records, reviewing documents, interviewing clients, preparing trial materials, and summarizing and analyzing research. Identifies, summarizes, and monitors relevant issues. 


Apprentices will spend between 20-30 hours a week engaged in hands-on learning to help build a strong career foundation. We provide flexible scheduling to accommodate your life and school commitments.  


Apprentices will receive a comprehensive total rewards package that includes pay, benefits and programs to help you balance work with the rest of your life. You can choose whatever benefits are most important to you. Plus, you’ll have the option to take advantage of Allstate’s tuition assistance program. 


Allstate partners with a Chicago-based non-profit, One Million Degrees (OMD). OMD hosts monthly virtual mandatory professional development sessions and provides regular check-ins to ensure you’re on track to achieve your academic and career goals. Additionally, all participants are assigned an Allstate mentor to help you network with peers and leaders across the organization.  


Apprentices will start August 2024 with a week-long orientation  

Job Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a degree-seeking pathway at a community or technical college 

  • Must be enrolled in courses related to intended career field 

  • Must be in good academic standing at attending institution 

  • Must not currently be participating in another apprenticeship program (virtual or in person) 

  • Has completed no more than 30 semester credit hours by August 2024

  • Confident, professional written and oral communication skills 
  • Basic critical thinking and problem-solving skills 
  • Intermediate relationship building skills 
  • Knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes 
  • Basic budget management skills and project management skills 
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information 
  • Basic researching, proofreading, and formatting skills 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team 
Compensation Data


Compensation offered for this role is between $20 - $28/hour and is based on the role the apprentice is hired into. 

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.


Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.


As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit


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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.


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