Job Description: Berkley Agribusiness has a place for you!
We are looking for college students who exhibit exceptional leadership, a commitment to teamwork, and a passion for learning, to join our internship program. We are an innovative company that values its customers and associates. We are a national insurance provider dedicated to protecting the assets of our commercial agribusiness and food service clients.
By joining our team, you will reap the benefits of flexible work hours, casual dress, collaborative teams, and many networking opportunities. The Berkley Agribusiness internship introduces you to a rewarding career path in an exciting industry. You will have the opportunity to hone leadership, critical thinking, and technical skills while connecting with industry experts, participating in hands-on experiences, and gaining exposure to a unique business model. During your 10-week multifaceted program, you will gain insight into the functional areas of insurance.
You will join our team in Urbandale, IA in late May, 2018.
The Berkley Agribusiness intern will interact with a team of risk management professionals and apply their academic knowledge and talent to gain insight into the commercial agribusiness and food services industries during a structured 10-week program.
Interns will participate in a variety of training and development activities in each functional department of the company (Actuarial, Business Development, Claims, Finance, Information Technology, Risk Control and Underwriting) to gain in-depth experience and explore potential career opportunities.
With guidance from assigned mentor or subject matter expert, projects and activities could include:
Learning about commercial insurance underwriting, analytics, marketing, claims handling and more.
Conducting comprehensive and in-depth company and industry research.
Performing various financial analyses, including valuation and rate making.
Providing input on process improvement.
Working closely with mentor to develop marketing materials for clients and agents.
Attending client and team meetings.
Observing relationship management activities.
Working closely with professionals throughout the organization to gain valuable experience.
The internship program is intended for students entering their Junior or Senior year in college or graduate students with an interest in the insurance industry. All majors are welcome to apply.
Additional Salary Information: A competitive hourly wage is offered for this full-time internship.
About Berkley Agribusiness
A trusted partner in the Mid- and Mountain West since 1886,
Continental Western Group offers a broad array of commercial
products that meet the needs of small, main-street businesses,
as well as larger, multi-location corporations.
For more than 125 years, we have lived and worked in
communities alongside our customers. Our local presence
provides us a hands-on understanding of the businesses
we insure. Operating out of five regional offices, we employ
underwriting, claims, loss control and agribusiness staff located
in the cities and towns we serve.
Our local presence, deep technical knowledge, and valued
partnerships with our independent agents give us the
competitive edge needed to provide tailored insurance
solutions and superior service for our clients
Employees are CWG's greatest asset; their expertise and commitment to excellence provide us a competitive advantage. We are always seeking to add top candidates to our team of talented individuals. If you value integrity, challenging opportunities, positive results, effective communication, expanding technology and continuous professional development, you should look to CWG for your next career opportunity.