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Zurich NA Business Development Internship (Independence, OH) in Cleveland, Ohio

Business Development Internship (Independence, OH)


Zurich is currently looking for a Business Development Intern to work out of our Independence, OH, office during the Summer of 2020.

The Business Development Intern will work under immediate supervision and will perform requested tasks alongside professionals who perform these roles. Generally, this position is part of a program with an assigned mentor. As a Zurich Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain career-building experience with an industry-leading global insurance company.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Working with Zurich North America’s Business Development Leaders

  • Working with business lines in helping them to create a full pipeline for their teams to use

  • Coordination, planning and execution of meetings

  • Creating and organizing a shared drive for Business Development Lines

  • Using Salesforce to update and create Broker profiles

  • Updating Broker reports monthly

Additional Development Opportunities Include:

  • Participating in an intern exchange with Brokers

  • Claim advocate visits

  • Risk Engineering site visits

  • Local RIMS Chapter Engagement

  • Involvement in Golf Outing and Fundraising

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university program and will be enrolled in the upcoming Fall Semester

  • Two or more years of college coursework (should be a rising Junior or Senior) OR

  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and no prior experience required in the administrative area

  • Minimum cumulative GPA average of 3.0 (current GPA reported by your school)

  • Be legally eligible to work in the United States indefinitely

  • Microsoft Office experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Risk Management and Insurance, Marketing or Sales

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills in a customer focused environment

  • Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Presentation Skills

  • Intermediate Excel and PowerPoint experience

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Vets

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.

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Independence

Other Locations: United States-Ohio-Cleveland

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 09/05/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190006FO

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.