Your future is bright. Promising. And full of endless possibilities. Explore those possibilities at Westfield Insurance where our interns work on projects that make a difference. This is your chance to showcase your talents while we guide you in setting achievable career aspirations. From actuarial to event planning, we offer a wide range of opportunities for you to develop and grow in your chosen academic area.
Surety Intern Job Summary
$13.00 - $14.00 an hour
Corporate Housing Available*
Are you looking for a summer intern position that will provide insight into nontraditional career opportunities in the fields of Accounting, Finance, Business or Pre-Law? The surety department has a full time internship opening for a college senior level student during the summer of 2019. The right candidate is pursuing a degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with an interest in surety business operations, management, underwriting or contract law. The selected candidate needs to be able to begin the internship in late May, 2019. The approximate duration of the internship is 3 months.
Essential Functions (primary functions and/or reasons the job exists in order of importance)
Develop business/surety/operations/claims acumen through interactions and shadowing with other professionals.
Lead / assist with project initiatives supporting business goals working independently and with others.
Ability to learn and navigate common software.
Actively participate in summer internship program events including Lunch & Learns.
Conduct research and/or other work for projects assigned.
Attend business unit meetings as assigned.
Create and deliver presentations.
*Housing available per availability and requirements.
Desired Qualifications/Experience/Certification/Education (in order of importance)
A student pursuing a four-year bachelor’s degree who will be graduating in December of 2019 or May of 2020.
Previous work experience.
Proven ability to collaborate and work with a team.
Demonstrated solid oral, written and interpersonal skills resulting in the ability to interact with all levels within the organization.
Demonstrated organization skills.
Demonstrate initiative and ability to work independently.
Knowledge of web applications that enables organizations to work more efficiently by letting users share documents, data and information on team sites.
Valid driver’s license and a driving record that conforms to company standards.
Physical Requirements (specific to the role)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• Ability to work effectively in an office environment for 40+ hours per week (including sitting, standing and working on a computer for extended periods of time).
• Ability to communicate effectively in a collaborative work environment utilizing various technologies such as: telephone, computer, web, voice, teleconferencing, e-mail, etc.
• Ability to travel as required.
• Depending on assigned department, physical requirements may vary in severity.
This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed in this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, responsibilities, knowledge, etc. These may be subject to change and additional functions may be assigned as needed by management.
Enjoy a casual-dress atmosphere while taking advantage of a challenging and rewarding work environment. Our internship program starts your career and encourages you to set meaningful goals and objectives while you are with us. You will meet with key leaders, job shadow, make presentations and have fun along the way!
We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.
Westfield will be admired as a leading personal and commercial lines property-casualty insurance company enabled by an exceptional team known for expertise and caring. We will be distinguished by excellence in commercial insurance, and customers will choose us for our insight about risk and the value we deliver.