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Position Title:                  Summer Intern
Department:                   Corporate
Classification:                 Part Time, Non-Exempt
Limited Duration:           9 weeks, 22.5 hours a week, Monday - Wednesday
Reports to:                      Internship Mentor 

Pay: $19.00 per hour

Job Summary
The Summer Intern attends presentations, meetings, and job shadows various positions in departments such as Commercial Lines, Employee Benefits, Claims and Risk Management. The Intern will apply concepts learned to actual projects to gain practical hands-on experience. The goal of the Internship is to build professional skills, business acumen and knowledge of the industry. The Internship introduces the student to multiple areas of the firm so they may explore their interest and best fit for a potential career in the insurance industry.

  Job Responsibilities and Duties
 Essential Job Functions
  • Meets with department contacts and firm leadership to understand nature of departments and firm goals.
  • Attends online intern courses for an Industry Overview.
  • Participates in job shadowing and works on individual & group projects which may include:
  • Sales: Riding along with Brokers to client and prospect meetings, observing Account Managers obtaining quotes and putting together proposals, attending sales meetings, reading key sales material and watching training videos, and participating in Carrier meetings. Projects may include developing a prospecting strategy, researching and developing a prospect list, developing questions for prospects, and developing social media/marketing strategies to learn about brand positioning.
  • Risk and Lost Control: Riding along with Risk Control professionals, participating in safety trainings, and shadowing onsite liability inspections. Projects may include conducting a liability inspection and providing a written report, observing and conducting a workstation evaluation, developing and presenting a safety topic to the team.
  • Claims: Observing and participating in conference calls between P&C Claims, adjusters and clients, participating in a Loss Analysis with Alternative Market personnel, conducting a clinic tour with a Sr. Claim consultant. Projects may include: Helping to develop a Return to Work Program or Training Class for an existing client, coordinating, scheduling and attend at least 3 different claim review meetings then participate in debriefing and providing feedback as to what worked well and what could be improved. Working on an X-Mod (Experience Modification) rating projection project.
  • Provides evaluation of Internship experience.
 Additional Responsibilities
 Other duties as assigned by Internship Mentors.
Job Qualifications
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. College junior, senior, or recent graduate pursuing or who has obtained a degree in communication, business management, finance, marketing, entrepreneurship or a related field. Insurance concentration a plus. 
 Job Competencies
• Excellent written and verbal communication. • Excellent organizational skills. • Ability to work on a team as well as individually. • Must conduct self professionally; have the ability to effectively build and maintain positive working relationships with management, employees, and peers. • Proficiency in MS office applications a plus.
 Physical Effort
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit; use hands to finger, to keyboard, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk-normal surfaces, twist, and turn. The position rarely reaches with hands and arms. May lift and/or move objects up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision for example to view the computer, reading and analyzing data. 
 Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The work environment is a typical office environment and the worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 
 Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. It is the employee’s responsibility to request an accommodation is one is needed.