If you are in the military, or have a family member who has served, you’ve probably heard of USAA. The insurance company’s goal is to be the military community’s provider of choice for insurance, banking, and financial products. They have a strong track record of providing members with best-in-class care and support and have been in business since 1922. They also have a firm commitment to gender equity in the workplace, along with a rock-solid code of ethics. Read on to learn more about how they are supporting women and families in achieving their career goals. 

What is the mission of the company? 

At USAA, the mission of serving the military community is more than just words — it's the driving force behind everything they do. It’s why over 35,000 employees work so hard to make them the military community's provider of choice for financial products and services.  

What are USAA’s Core Values and Standards?

USAA’s core values of Service, Loyalty, Honesty, and Integrity reflect the values of the military and their membership and form the foundation on which they perform their work and conduct themselves. The USAA Standard sets expectations for team member’s behaviors, and speaks to the way they act, treat each other, and show up every day at work. The six elements of The USAA Standard are:

  • Keep our membership and mission first. 

  • Live our core values. 

  • Be compliant and manage risk. 

  • Build trust and help each other succeed. 

  • Embrace diversity and be purposefully inclusive. 

  • Innovate and build for the future.

Benefits that positively impact women who work here. 

Benefits Package: Includes but not limited to medical and prescriptions, dental, vision, wellness, 401(k) retirement savings plan with 8% match, 100% paid parental leave for up to 12 weeks, in addition to well-equipped, controlled-access nursing mothers’ rooms.  Additionally, life & accidental death insurance, paid time off, company holidays, and short/long term disability, paid military leave, benefits for your family and more.

Diversity Business Groups (DBGs): These groups give employees the chance to connect around shared backgrounds, identities, and interests. The following are examples of a few USAA groups: Aspire for Women in Tech; Bold for LGBTQIA employees and allies; Elevate that fosters gender-diverse partnerships; and Impact that supports emerging professionals across the company.

Volunteerism:  Employees get two paid days off per year to volunteer for a nonprofit organization of their choice.

Balance & Wellness Offerings:  Include physical fitness and personal trainer opportunities, work-life referral specialist, recreation programs and facilities, parental benefits, college admissions assistance, and healthy points education.

Professional & Personal Growth:  Come grow with us and see USAA is focused on helping women go further in their careers and achieve their biggest goals through awareness, education, and programs that allow women to participate, lead, and succeed in everything they do. They help women make the most of their lives beyond just their careers – with a commitment to work-life balance and dedicated health and wellness programs. Some training and development opportunities include:

  • Orientation and initial customized training

  • Business seminars, speakers, and workshops

  • Self-study, classroom, and distance learning options

  • Tuition assistance for certifications and degrees

  • Career development planning

  • Leadership development programs

  • Connect with DBGs to share backgrounds, identities, and interests.

Is there anything else women should know about pursuing a career here? 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I):  DE&I is purposefully integrated into USAA’s core values and The USAA Standards to promote conditions for success and to encourage diverse perspectives, innovation, and bold ideas. Employees are empowered to leverage their unique abilities and talents and recognized as valuable members of the teams that they serve on. 

Environmental Responsibility:  USAA’s focus on sustainability improves the health and state of mind for those in the community. USAA is a leader in the industry for sustainability efforts and continues to drive for stronger results to positively impact their communities. The protection of the environment is up to every employee to make smart, green decisions and identify opportunities to drive efficiencies. 

Human Rights: USAA is committed to making a positive impact on people and communities where we work.  As a company, they respect individual human rights in all business operations and at every level of our supply chain and require team members to do the same. 


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