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Berkley Summer 2023 Junior/Senior Intern in Urbandale, Iowa

Rated Best Places to Work 2020 and 2022 by Business Insurance, Continental Western Group is a regional property casualty insurance company offering commercial products and services through independent agents in the Midwest. CWG provides unique value through the service provided by our experienced group of employees and independent agents. Since 1886 - Strong, Local and Trusted.

As a Berkley company, we enjoy operational flexibility that allows us to deliver quality coverage solutions. W. R. Berkley Corporation, and all member insurance companies, are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company, and carry Standard & Poor’s Financial Rating of A+ (Strong).

This role will be located in our Urbandale office where we operate with a Hybrid schedule (3 days in office, 2 from home). #LI-Hybri

Continental Western Group’s internship program immerses you in a variety of insurance business fields, tests your skills, enhances your business knowledge, encourages networking and offers assignments/projects in specific areas of study. We're seeking high potential candidates who demonstrate creativity, curiosity, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to evaluate risk. The interns will have visibility to our senior leaders while also introducing a broad overview of insurance operations in claims, marketing, underwriting, analytics and the independent agency system.

Our program was developed to provide interns with a valuable, rewarding experience and help connect the knowledge from academics with the reality of today’s insurance careers. The first phase of a CWG internship includes an introduction to CWG and the W. R. Berkley Corporation including the historical path of our 100 year old company.

You'll receive training about CWG’s product, distribution channel and company-specific business processes to lay the groundwork for a comprehensive learning experience. Technical training necessary to perform analysis and complete program projects will follow the general training. You'll also have sessions focused on developing innovation, creativity, risk taking and entrepreneurial drive. Each intern may be assigned to a business area within CWG such as Claims, Underwriting, Actuarial, Marketing or Finance. After completing the general rotational training, you'll have project responsibilities specific to your designated department.

The CWG internship program will include social activities aimed at building strong networking relationships with fellow interns and CWG staff. Activities may include CWG key management sessions, team-building, and volunteer/community service opportunities.

So what do you want your experience to be? At CWG, we’re dedicated to making your time with us unique and rewarding! Competitive pay, exposure to the complete business operation, real responsibility, fun activities, and full-time employment opportunities!

What you need to have:

  • Registered undergraduate junior or senior student majoring in business, math, risk management, actuarial science or STEM

  • Commitment to the duration of the 10-12 week internship program

  • Must be available to work onsite at the Urbandale Campus

What makes you stand out:

  • Participation in extracurricular and leadership activities

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

*Per the CDC, fully vaccinated means at least 2 weeks after (1) a second dose in a 2-dose series, or (2) a single-dose vaccine, and this status and definition applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Must be fully vaccinated and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless prohibited by law. *

*Per the CDC, fully vaccinated means at least 2 weeks after (1) a second dose in a 2-dose series, or (2) a single-dose vaccine, and this status and definition applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Job ID: 2022-7899

Street: 11201 Douglas Avenue

Industry:

Insurance

Seniority Level:

Internship

Job Functions:

Accounting/AuditingAnalystFinanceGeneral BusinessProject ManagementQuality AssuranceStrategic Planning

Employment Type:

Internship

Additional Company Details: The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. *Per the CDC, fully vaccinated means at least 2 weeks after (1) a second dose in a 2-dose series, or (2) a single-dose vaccine, and this status and definition applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Additional Requirements: Must be fully vaccinated and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless prohibited by law. *

*Per the CDC, fully vaccinated means at least 2 weeks after (1) a second dose in a 2-dose series, or (2) a single-dose vaccine, and this status and definition applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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