Markel’s Underwriter Training Program is a premier, entry-level training program designed to equip Markel associates to be successful underwriters and future leaders. Graduates learn technical underwriting skills, build strong core competencies, consider skills and competencies required for the future of underwriting, and gain broad exposure to our company’s operations throughout the program.
The Underwriter Training program will begin in June 2019.
The primary purpose of this position is to develop skills to review, analyze, accept and decline risks to ensure profitability for Markel. Communicate with underwriting management, product line leaders, colleagues, data analysts, and current and proposed producers. Become familiar with and execute upon underwriting guidelines, policies and procedures. Additionally trainees will be exposed to data analytics and digital technologies that focus on the future of underwriting in the insurance industry. Upon satisfactory completion of training the underwriter trainee will be eligible for an underwriting position.
Strong academic performance (3.25 GPA minimum) and leadership skills.
Some background and experience with critical problem solving, data analytics, judgmental decisioning, and technology preferred.
We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live the The Markel Style, which gives us our competitive advantage. It's our core value which underpins how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance.
- Unofficial transcripts
- Essay (300 words max) describing a time you demonstrated the Markel Style.
Candidates must also be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship.
Internal Number: R0006518
Markel Corporation (NYSE – MKL), a Fortune 500 company, is a diverse holding company for insurance, reinsurance, and investment operations around the world. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia and founded in 1930, Markel specializes in providing unique insurance products within a set of niche markets. In each of our businesses, we seek to deliver innovative products and responsive customer service to be a market leader. Markel recognizes associates are our greatest asset, enhancing our ability to deliver and achieve our business goals. Since we rely on the integrity, knowledge, skill, diversity, and teamwork of our associates across the globe, we strive to attract and retain the best talent, create an environment that will enable them to fulfill their potential, and reward their commitment and performance.