Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Under direct supervision, the main responsibility of this internship opportunity is to develop risk control and general insurance industry knowledge, and to assist in providing risk control support to home office leadership, commercial or construction field consultants, or staff within our specialist disciplines. We will have opportunities for this 10-12 week, paid position in multiple offices, including Hartford, CT (or the immediate area), St. Paul, MN and Charlotte, NC.
The assignments will be as follows:
Internship responsibilities and activities involve working within a team environment and may focus on any of the following:
As an active member of the team, assisting in: preparing, conducting, and completing risk evaluations of client locations determining the potential hazards and risk factors to be considered in risk selection identifying uncontrolled hazards and making appropriate recommendations consulting with clients on ways to control hazards to help them reduce, mitigate, or prevent loss
Researching and applying technical information to support current risk control service efforts
Attending co-surveys with experienced Risk Control staff to learn and develop consulting skills
Collaborating with Underwriting, Claim, Clients, BI Business Partners and other Risk Control staff
Completing one Capstone project and presentation to senior management on a relevant Risk Control topic
Ensuring timely completion of assignments
Performing other duties as assigned.
Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
The candidate should demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation abilities
Strong self-awareness, interpersonal skills and relationship-building abilities
Effective organizational skills
Demonstrated critical thinking skills
Propensity and desire to learn rapidly and adapt quickly to change
Ability to work independently
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software
Available to work 40 hours per week for the duration of the internship
Travelers has built a solid reputation as a leading insurance company and employs some of the most talented, passionate people in the industry and provides endless opportunities for those willing to reach for them. With over 105 years of experience in property risk control and safety management, plus leading industrial hygiene, fire and forensics laboratories, Travelers Risk Control has the expertise to provide customers with recommendations to help control hazards and reduce risks of property damage or injury. If you're driven and passionate about what you do and work each day to make an impact, you might be interested in an opportunity with Travelers.
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Seeking students who are actively pursuing a degree, typically with an expected graduation date of December 2020 or later.
GPA of 3.0 or higher in a relevant degree program: Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Health, Allied Health, Fire Protection Engineering, Kinesiology, Construction Safety, Construction Management, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer and Digital Forensics, Civil or Industrial Engineering, Science or Business. Social Science and Humanities students with interest and aptitude will also be considered. Must be registered as a returning student and have completed related work studies.
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