Lockton Kansas City will offer the Summer Associate Program during summer 2019. The interns are exposed to different functional areas of the business and have the opportunity to interact with many Associates. Each intern is paired with a Performance Coach who helps to guide them through the course of the internship. The program is very "hands-on" with the intern being included in such activities as marketing, policy review, client renewal presentations and onsite client meetings. The internship will include a group project that culminates in a formal presentation to senior management. Interns get the opportunity to meet and work with a variety of students from varying schools and programs.
Additional responsibilities include:
Prepares a variety of correspondence, reports, and other forms of documentation
Provides assistance in copying, sorting, binding, distribution and/or mailing of materials
Receives, reviews, and proactively handles daily mail, bringing items to manager when attention is required
Coordinates and communicates calendar appointments for functional manager, ensuring preparedness for each meeting
Creates and maintains files of correspondences, records, and other materials
Composes and prepares a variety of correspondence, reports, spreadsheets, and other documents including handwritten notes, auditory dictation, transcription, or typed notes, ensuring proper format, grammar, spelling, and punctuation
Provides telephonic support for functional manager, screening calls, answering questions, and refer callers to appropriate resource
Interacts with internal and external Clients, exemplifying genuine hospitality and service
Performs other responsibilities and duties as needed
Housing will be provided for interns that do not have housing options in Kansas City.
Successful candidates have shown balanced success in both academics and extracurricular activities. GPA requirement is a minimum of 3.2 and involvement in a combination of sports, student government, college clubs, community service, and work is desired. Lockton also looks for leadership positions in these activities as an added plus. Strong to excellent communication skills are required as well. Lockton looks for students entering their senior year who are focused on a career in commercial insurance or employee benefits.
Ability to complete continuing education requirements as needed
Ability to attend company, department, and team meetings as required, including industry training sessions
Ability to comply with all company policies and procedures, proactively protecting confidentiality of client and company information
Ability to efficiently organize work and manage time in order to meet deadlines
Ability to travel by automobile and aircraft
Ability to use office equipment such as a computer, keyboard, calculator, photocopier, and facsimile machine
Ability to work on a computer for a prolonged amount of time
Ability to work outside of normal business hours as needed
Legally able to work in the United States
About Lockton Companies
Lockton is a global professional services firm with 6,500 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property and reputations. Lockton has grown to become the world’s largest privately held, independent insurance broker by helping clients achieve their business objectives. To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update.
For eight consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognized Lockton as a "Best Place to Work in Insurance." We think you’ll agree! A few of the reasons Associates love working at Lockton include:
• Opportunities for growth and advancement, including paid training and professional development
• 12-week paid parental leave
• A huge emphasis on community involvement –Associates are encouraged to support and volunteer for their favorite charities
• Frequent athletic and wellness events
• Social and teambuilding opportunities like happy hours and other celebrations
• Incredibly generous rewards; US Associates receive a Rolex for their 10 year anniversary!