Are you looking for real-world experience in the area of Underwriting at a positive and collaborative company that values your needs, celebrates, and has fun? Look no further!
Merchants Bonding Company is seeking candidates for Surety Underwriting Intern for the summer of 2021. Surety is a boutique line of insurance, and our underwriters possess a unique mix of relationship management with brokers and contractors, as well as strong financial/risk analysis and problem-solving. This internship will provide insight to the industry and what it takes to make a career as an Underwriter.
Merchants Bonding Company Summer 2021 internships will include opportunities for community service projects, cross-departmental learning, intern networking, and both social and educational events. The group will work closely together on business-impacting projects and gain real-world experiences.
Eligible candidates meet the following criteria:
- Currently a junior or senior-level student working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Economics
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Finance or Accounting skills with the ability to learn basic analysis of financial statements
- Outgoing and friendly personality with the ability to engage people
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Motivated, confident, self-starter with high capacity to learn
- Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and discretion
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
- Proven organizational skills and ability to handle multiple duties
This internship will focus on the following key responsibilities:
- Sharpen relationship building skills and techniques
- Basic understanding of the surety bond industry
- Participation in training and employee engagement activities
- Recommendations on bond submissions worth thousands up to millions of dollars
Succeed with Visionary Leaders. Merchants’ reputation sets us above the competition. Our growth has remained in the double digits for over 10 years.
Merchants has a 37.5 hour work-week with flexible scheduling and a dress for your day dress code, which includes casual dress. Height adjustable desks, complimentary beverage station, free parking, multiple social events, and a state-of-the-art facility are just a few of the excellent perks of joining the Merchants team. Merchants also offers relocation assistance for those who qualify.
What are you waiting for? Apply now!