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Market Facing Underwriting Trainee - San Francisco, CA (summer 2022)

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Zurich is hiring for our Market Facing Underwriting Training Program in our San Francisco, CA, office.

Zurich’s Underwriting
Training Program (UTP) provides an entry level opportunity for individuals with the drive to become successful members of our underwriting team. This is an exciting way to begin a career in Commercial Insurance! While working within the structure of a formalized training program, you will learn the fundamentals of multi-line underwriting, including measuring exposure, analyzing risk and financial statements, reviewing the financial performance of diverse businesses, pricing, quoting, setting coverage, and much, much more.

 

Our 2022 program starts in June, 2022.  Training will include onboarding within the local office, virtual classroom training, and on-the-job development during the duration of the program. 

Upon successful completion of the classroom training, underwriting trainees will work in a field or line of business office setting, and will continue to work with their manager, mentor, and peer underwriters to understand The Zurich Way of Underwriting and perform basic underwriting functions in a market-facing or product underwriting role.

To be considered for Zurich’s Underwriting Training Program, you must have the following basic qualifications: 


• Bachelor's Degree and no prior experience required  

 

Preferred Qualifications: 


• Final cumulative GPA at/above 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
• Corporate internship experience or corporate work experience
• Leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities and on campus organizations and/or community, public service or similar activities
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

 

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 - San Francisco

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

 

Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-SA1 


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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