Merchants Bonding Co Claims and Compliance Legal Intern - West Des Moines, IA in West Des Moines, Iowa

Claims and Compliance Legal Intern - West Des Moines, Iowa

Merchants Bonding Company is seeking candidates for a Claims Intern for the summer of 2019. This position is responsible for providing assistance, research, development and implementation of guidelines and procedures in the claims and compliance branches of the surety industry.

Merchants Bonding Company 2019 internships will include opportunities for community service projects, cross-departmental learning, Des Moines area intern networking, and social events. The group will work closely together on business-impacting projects and gain real-life experiences.

Eligible candidates meet the following criteria:

  • Must have at least one year of law school completed, with a preferred undergraduate degree in the business field

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Motivated, confident, self-starter with high capacity to learn and develop

  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and discretion

  • Above average computer skills in Microsoft Office products

  • Proven organizational skills and ability to handle multiple duties

This internship will focus on the following key responsibilities:

  • Develop an understanding of the insurance and surety industries

  • Research and develop content for compliance, claims, and corporate governance matters

  • Update the Claims Handling Guidelines and Adjustor Licensing Requirements

  • Research statutes regulations, and administrative bulletins to prepare and assist in implementation of company wide guidelines, policies and procedures

  • Assist in building the Claims department Library and Training Manual documentation

  • Extensive review of departmental forms

  • Assist in management and administration of vendor management program

  • Work alongside in-house compliance and legal teams to complete various tasks

Succeed with Visionary Leaders. Merchants’ reputation sets us above the competition. Our growth has remained in the double digits for over 10 years.

Merchants has a 37.5 hour workweek with flexible scheduling and a dress for your day dress code, which includes casual dress. Height adjustable desks, free beverage station, free parking, multiple social events, and a state-of-the-art facility are just a few of the excellent perks of joining the Merchants team.

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