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Zurich NA Crop Insurance Internship Summer 2021 Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska

Crop Insurance Internship Summer 2021 Nebraska


Zurich is currently looking for a CROP Intern to work out of ourRural Community InsuranceServices (RCIS), Portfolio Optimization Group in our Nebraska office.

RCIS provides insurance and superior services through leading agents to protect America’s farmers and ranchers. It’s been an innovator in crop insurance since the crop insurance business was privatized by the federal government in 1980. Today it’s one of the nation’s largest crop insurance providers, offering risk management protection in all 50 states through a national network of about 4,000 professionally trained and licensed agents.

This intern will work under immediate supervision and perform requested tasks alongside professionals who perform these roles. Generally, this position is part of a summer program with an assigned mentor.

What this opportunity offers:

  • Learn about crop insurance industry/program

  • Learn company purpose, values, strategy and behaviors

  • Engage with various team members to accomplish their work and duties and build an understanding of the team’s dynamics

  • Provide feedback on experiences and learning opportunities promptly

  • Proactively collaborate with immediate team members

  • Communicate with mediums/channels

  • Work with others to determine next steps and information requirements after identifying an issue

  • Respond to suggestions for resolution by asking appropriate questions to clarify understanding

  • Confirm deadline and expectations with others for work deliverables

  • Double-check work for missing or incomplete information

Other development opportunities:

  • Gain exposure to common data and information sources

  • Demonstrate attention during discussions by taking notes and asking questions to clarify the message

  • Look for learning opportunities and experiences to support your development

  • Write objectives you hope to gain from the internship

Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelors degree in Agricultural or related field

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors program and will be enrolled in the fall of 2021

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

  • Minimum cumulative current grade point average of 3.0 (current could mean last semester GPA)

  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S indefinitely

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experince working in Agricultural field and Farming

  • Coding: SAS, Visual Basic, R Studio

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Problem-solving skills in a customer-focused environment

  • Quick Learner

  • Experience in a leadership role

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

  • Strong interest in the insurance industry

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. We are a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. Today, we serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities and 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 people, our customers and the communities we serve.

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.

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