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Underwriting Internship - Houston (summer 2022)

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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, we have over 148 years of experience, serve more than 25 industries, and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities so you can reach your full potential and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. With the support of people like you, we are optimistic about leading the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.

 

Zurich is currently looking for an Underwriting intern to support our Energy Excess team within National Accounts working out of our Houston, TX. office.

In this position, the intern will be assisted by a mentor working on, but not limited to, research of Renewable Energy exposures, preparation of and participation in presentations and stewardship meetings as well as exposure to basic underwriting skills and tasks.


You will learn:

 

  • Organizational Skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Insurance Underwriting basics
  • Collaborate with team
  • Time Management skills
  • Relationship management

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university program as a rising junior or rising senior and will be enrolled in the upcoming Fall Semester
  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and no prior experience required in the administrative area
  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S. Indefinitely

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA average of 3.0 (current GPA reported by your school)
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills in a customer focused environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excel and PowerPoint experience
  • Self-motivated, punctual, professional and able to work independently

 

Zurich does not offer school credit for Internships.

 

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time. 

 

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

 

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 

 

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 

 

Location(s): AM - Houston

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

 

Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-SA1 


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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