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Zurich NA Market Facing Underwriting Trainee June 2021 New York City in New York, New York

Market Facing Underwriting Trainee June 2021 New York City


Zurich is hiring for our Market Facing UnderwritingTrainingProgram in our New York City office.

Zurich’s UnderwritingTrainingProgram (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 2021 program starts in June, 2021. Training will include onboarding within the local office, classroom training in our Schaumburg, IL headquarters (travel and housing accommodations provided by Zurich), 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

  • Travel to Schaumburg, IL while participating in formal study/classroom training

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Final cumulative GPA at/above 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Corporate internship experience or corporate work experience

  • Experience or exposure to accounting, CFA or credit training

  • Leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities and on campus organizations and/or community, public service or similar activities

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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.

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-New York-New York

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 12/31/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200004XI

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.