W. R. Berkley companies NATIONWIDE are looking for professional and enthusiastic college students to join their organizations as Claims Interns who will work closely with key team members to learn and participate in all aspects of GL and PL claims handling.
This is a summer internship, approximately 10-12 weeks in length.
Duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Deepen understanding of Commercial Property and Casualty policies in order to evaluate coverage for claims.
Initiate handling of new claims in order to implement coverage and claim evaluation skills.
Attend Claims Committee and underwriting meetings.
Learn litigation management of claims.
Conduct research projects.
Assist Claims Managers and Superintendents, as needed.
Pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in Risk Management and Insurance (or other applicable major) preferred. Rising Seniors preferred.
GPA of 3.0 and above required.
Career Interest in Commercial Property and Casualty Claims.
Ability to assess priorities and manage deadlines effectively.
Effective interpersonal, communication (both verbal and written) and negotiation skills.
Proven attention to detail, with excellent organizational skills.
Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates worldwide in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance. Each of the operating units within Berkley participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product.
Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals.
We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.