Markel University is a premier, entry-level training program designed to equip Markel associates to be successful underwriters and future leaders. The program includes a combination of insurance designations, case studies, presentations, mentorship, and on-the-job training.
The primary purpose of this position is to develop skills to review, appraise and recommend applications for insurance for acceptance, setting terms/conditions and denying insurance. It also involves working closely with members of the underwriting department to become familiar with underwriting operations, policies and procedures; handling questions from agents and insured’s received via telephone and email. Upon satisfactory completion of training, the underwriter trainee will be eligible for an underwriting position.
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 servic...e 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.