At COUNTRY Financial we pride ourselves on offering a competitive and enriching internship program. As an intern you will be part of the COUNTRY family, be assigned real and meaningful work, partner with a mentor, attend speaker sessions with employees of all levels, learn about future career opportunities, participate in a case study competition, have ample opportunities to network within the organization, volunteer in our community, and so much more! We're excited you are considering us to enhance your college and internship experience.
Review and analyze Auto or Home new business applications, changes, reinstatements, and cancelations using underwriting guidelines and state insurance codes to authorize, reject, rescind, modify, or nonrenew.
Promote Partners in Excellence and a positive relationship with the agency field. Communicate with the agency field and other departments concerning underwriting related questions/issues and resolve problem cases. Assist the agency field in responding to questions about proposed coverages and rates.
Ensure profitable risk selection and pricing by properly classifying exposures, verifying characteristics are identified and applied, and making changes when warranted.
Review and analyze targeted reports and take appropriate underwriting action to ensure proper classification and rating.
Utilize sound judgment, logic, and data/metrics to authorize exceptions to underwriting rules when necessary.
Pursuing a degree in Insurance, Risk Management, Business, Economics or a related field.
Must be able to work full-time hours from late May to early August 2023.
The internship will be extended part-time through May of 2024, must be able to work 15-20 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters.
Graduation date of May 2024 or beyond.
Strong customer service, negotiation, and conflict management skills.
Ability to be productive, with high degree of accuracy/attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be organized, self-motivated, and proactive.
Exercises analytical and critical thinking skills.
COUNTRY Financial has helped families protect what they have, save for a comfortable future and achieve financial security for nearly 100 years.
We offer a full range of insurance and financial products and services, including auto, home, life, and commercial insurance, and retirement planning, investment management and trust services, to nearly 1 million households and businesses.
The organization’s more than 5,000 financial representatives and employees work closely with customers to create insurance and investment programs that meet their financial objectives.
We care about the community, supporting national and regional non-profit groups across the country.
We’ve delivered on our promises to customers since 1925, when a group of Illinois Farm Bureau members established the insurance company to provide fire insurance on their property. Auto insurance was added in 1927, followed by life insurance in 1929.
COUNTRY Financial is headquartered in Bloomington, IL and has revenue of $3.5B.