Zurich NA Sales & Distribution Internship Summer 2021 in Independence, Ohio
Sales & Distribution Internship Summer 2021
Zurich is currently looking forSales & DistributionIntern to work out of ourIndependence, OH, office for Summer 2021. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in Commercial Insurance!
Our interns 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.
The Sales & Distribution team is committed to delivering sustainable, profitable growth for Zurich North America. Through our efforts to keenly understand our customers and work strategically with our Select Brokers, we are committed to developing winning solutions for customers that set us apart from competitors and position us to be the carrier of choice.
Development opportunities include:
Working alongside local distribution & commercial underwriting professionals
Developing & implementing market research
Building broker & customer profiles
Assisting in the creation of account pipelines
Memorializing prospect & customer intelligence
Assisting with the planning & execution of local broker/client events
Skills the intern will develop/learn over the summer
Thoughtful creation of tools to assist in managing business workflow
Excel & PowerPoint projects used in day to day activities
Other development opportunities:
- Gaining significant commercial insurance industry knowledge through exposure to multiple facets of the business including underwriting, claims and risk control.
Currently enrolled in a college or university program and will be enrolled in the upcoming Fall Semester 2021
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 U.S. indefinitely
Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Risk & Insurance majorsor any Business-related major
Demonstrates problem solving skills in a customer focused environment
Strong communication, organizational & communication skills
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 approximately 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.
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 forresume submission.
Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Independence
Relocation Available No
Job Posting 10/12/20
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 200005YJ
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.