We’re in the business of helping people achieve amazing things. From opening a small business to buying a car or home to recovering from illness or injury and so much more, we help people protect the things that matter. And you can help us when you join our team of underwriters. They’re at the heart of everything we do. And by joining us, you’ll be on a team known throughout the industry for providing our customers with just the right amount of coverage they need to pursue their unique interests.
Your underwriting career here means collaboration, inclusivity, innovative thinking and so much more. Here, we value self-starters and all ideas are welcome. It’s where opportunities exist to hone your underwriting skills by working with our sales teams, experienced underwriters and other leaders – and your career path can take any direction you might choose.
The Hartford’s Group Benefits segment is a market leader in life and disability insurance and an expanding suite of voluntary products and services, providing businesses with the employee benefits solutions necessary to attract and retain top talent. The Hartford sets the standard for helping individuals reclaim their lives in the face of disability or personal crisis. The Hartford has been a proud sponsor of athletes with disabilities since 1994, becoming a founding partner of U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, in 2003.
The Hartford is searching for Group Benefits Underwriters for our SURGE - SUCCEED IN UNDERWRITING’S RISK-BASED GROUP EXPERIENCE – Program. This is a comprehensive learning program in which the candidates will develop superior underwriting and risk management acumen for Group Benefits. The program is a multi- week formal learning program that focuses on underwriting philosophy supported by hands on practical exercises, mentoring, job shadowing and team project.
Our underwriters partner with various teams at The Hartford including our Sales, Account Management and Actuarial organizations to strategize, price, evaluate and underwrite cases for our core products including Short-Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Group Life.
We’ll Be a Good Match if You Have:
A customer-first mindset, putting our customers at the center of everything you do.
A passion for making decisions through both analyzing the data and employing critical thinking skills.
A team spirit and desire to work collaboratively.
A financial mindset to help make the best decisions.
Ability to own your work and following through on commitments.
Ability to decipher and execute within a fluid and changing business environment.
An understanding of how to build relationships and trust among diverse groups.
The ability to advance your career into technical OR leadership positions
Students expecting to graduate in May 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in Risk Management & Insurance, Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting or Math
Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
Ability to think analytically about business problems, make recommendations and propose solutions
Possession of resilience and an entrepreneurial spirit
Demonstration of solid time, organizational, and desk management skills
Goal orientation and ability to deliver outcomes in timely manner
Challenge the status quo to implement improvement and compete to win
The listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:
$48,000 - $72,000
Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age
With more than 200 years of expertise, The Hartford is a leader in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual funds. The company is widely recognized for its service excellence, sustainability practices, trust and integrity.