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Intern - Employee Benefits

Location:

TX - Dallas

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General Description: 

The purpose of the sales and consulting internship is to prepare rising college seniors for entry into insurance brokerage sales in the areas of Private Risk, Select small commercial, Employee Benefits, and middle – market Property and Casualty.  Interns will receive exposure to the business through challenging assignments, projects, case studies and role playing. Through this comprehensive experience, successful interns will emerge with qualifications for the Associate Producer Development Program after graduating from college.


Responsibilities:

  • Job shadow with employees from different areas of the business.
  • Attend client meetings and take notes.
  • Perform prospect research and pipeline development.
  • Make cold calls at the direction of their mentor.
  • Attend carrier trainings
  • Participate in online, virtual, and in – person training to enhance their knowledge of insurance fundamentals
  • Complete prospect engagement assignments
  • Create presentations for producers, and practice leaders
  • Give presentations
  • Complete role – play exercises
  • Learn, develop, and apply sales principles learned in USI’s Fast Start training
  • Manage daily required activity to meet goals
  • Make recommendations to program management on creative ways for improving the internships programs effectiveness, and participant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Be a rising college senior
  • Eager to learn and take on challenges which are unfamiliar
  • Possess exceptional time management, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with a superior work ethic and a defined sense of urgency
  • Deliver creative solutions to problems
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience planning, creating, and delivering dynamic presentations
  • Demonstrate composure and resiliency during times of stress and challenge
  • Influence and persuade individuals and/or groups with an opposing viewpoint.  
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills (i.e. MS Office; creating metrics in excel; inputting data in recruitment software.
  • Insurance or Financial Services recruitment experience is preferred
  • Must be able to effectively manage multiple time bound projects and priorities

USI is committed to providing a full-suite of competitive benefits for our growing population and its diverse needs. We offer a wide range of health, welfare and financial benefits including medical, wellness, dental and vision, 401(k), flexible spending and health savings accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance and other unique employer-sponsored and voluntary programs. USI also offers a generous paid time off policy, paid family leave benefit as well as paid holiday time.

Job ID:

23978

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