Underwriting Intern - West Des Moines, Iowa
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 an
Underwriting Intern for the summer of 2021. This position will
provide exposure to a rotational underwriting program which
encompasses multiple departments and functions within the company
and the surety industry. 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, accounting, 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, West Des Moines area 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
+ 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
+ Strong written and verbal communication skills
+ Motivated, confident, self-starter with high capacity to
+ Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and
+ Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
+ Proven organizational skills and ability to handle multiple
This internship will focus on the following key
+ Sharpen relationship building skills and techniques
+ Basic understanding of the surety bond industry and risk
+ Participation in training and employee engagement
+ 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
You could follow the crowd, but we know you aspire to be
greater. Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our
careers page at www.merchantsbonding.com.
What are you waiting for? Apply now!