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Job Description Summary
Travelers has built a solid reputation as a leading insurance company and employs some of the most talented, passionate people in the industry and provides endless opportunities for those willing to reach for them. With over 105 years of experience in property risk control and safety management, plus leading industrial hygiene, fire and forensics laboratories, Travelers Risk Control has the expertise to provide customers with recommendations to help control hazards and reduce risks of property damage or injury. If you’re driven and passionate about what you do and work each day to make an impact, you might be interested in an opportunity with Travelers.
This intern will work closely with Property Management and Specialists primarily in the field of fire protection, with a focus on research projects and assignments. There will be an opportunity to regularly shadow local Property Specialists and apply classroom fire protection knowledge practically through assisting with field surveys and writing reports and confirmation letters.
This 10-12 week, paid position is a virtual experience, with the potential of full-time conversion to one of the listed position locations.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Preparing, conducting, and completing virtual risk evaluations of client locations in order to determine the potential hazards and risk factors to be considered in risk selection.
Identifying uncontrolled hazards and making appropriate recommendations to involve consulting with clients on ways to control hazards to help them reduce, mitigate, or prevent loss.
Researching and applying technical information to support current risk control service efforts.
Attending co-surveys (may be done virtually) with experienced Risk Control staff to learn and develop consulting skills.
Collaborating with Underwriting, Claim, Clients, Business Partners within our Business Insurance unit, and other Risk Control staff.
Completing one Capstone project and presentation to senior management on a relevant Risk Control topic.
Ensuring timely completion of assignments
Performing other duties as assigned.
GPA of 3.0 or higher in a relevant degree program: Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Health, Allied Health, Fire Protection Engineering, Kinesiology, Construction Safety, Construction Management, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer and Digital Forensics, Civil or Industrial Engineering, Science or Business. Social Science and Humanities students with interest and aptitude will also be considered.
Must be registered as a returning student and have completed related work studies.
Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
Students pursuing a Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Safety, Mechanical Engineering, or similar strongly preferred.
Students expected to graduate December 2021-May 2022 strongly preferred.
Candidates must be open to relocation to one of the primary or secondary locations based on business needs.
Must be available to work 40 hours per week for the duration of the internship.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software.
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
Knowledge of NFPA Codes.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation abilities.
Strong self-awareness, interpersonal skills and relationship-building abilities.
Effective organizational skills and critical thinking skills.
Propensity and desire to learn rapidly and adapt quickly to change.
Ability to work independently in a virtual environment.
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.
If you have questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.
Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.