Summer Internship 2020- Salt Lake City
Job Details
The Buckner Company Inc - Salt Lake City, UT

Nike, Apple, Microsoft, Café Rio, Ivory Homes. These are just some examples of highly successful, well-known companies. Ever wonder how they manage their risk? Come find out! The insurance industry is a $1.2 trillion industry, the largest in the world. If you are looking for a dynamic, employee-centric company offering a great entry-level opportunity in a strong, stable industry, Buckner is the place for you! Our 2020 Summer Interns will enjoy working in our high-level, professional office where they will engage in diverse and challenging work responsibilities supporting our Executive Team, top Sales Professionals, Client Service Managers, and global industry leaders. Offering very competitive compensation, the company provides training, support and a variety of career paths.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage in an interactive, Rotational Program where you will gain meaningful hands on experience in all the departments of the agency (Sales, Client Services, Marketing, Accounting, Claims, Loss Control, Bonds, & Executive level)
  • Work  on  a  team  to  create  an  industry  focused  presentation  for  the  Internship Competition, with a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship
  • Participate in a “Buckner Cares” volunteer activity
  • Assist Client Service Managers and Sales Professionals with processing:
    • Certificates of Insurance
    • Evidence of Insurance
    • Auto ID Cards
    • Process endorsements
    • Prepare policies
    • Request loss runs from expiration lists
    • Enroll accounts in the Agency Management System
    • Miscellaneous clerical duties as needed to maintain adequate service to our insured’s, Client Service Managers and Sales Professionals
  • Work closely with full time Sales Professionals in soliciting, servicing, and developing relationships with both potential and current Buckner clients
    • Will include but will not be limited to cold calling, generating prospect lists, gathering information, filling out applications, working with underwriters, and developing relationships with prospects



Education and Experience:


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • The ideal candidate will be a Junior or Senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of or experience in the insurance industry preferred


Required Job Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, including listening, speaking and writing



  • Exceptional interpersonal skills: professional, personable and able to interact effectively with others and to respond appropriately in stressful situation and under deadlines
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
  • Strong analytical and problemsolving skills
  • Computer literacy for correspondence, data entry, email, Internet, spreadsheets and accessing data from company systems
  • Dependability and promptness
  • Good organizational and timemanagement skills
  • Must be a self-starter and work well with moderate supervision
  • Ability to establish and develop strong relationships with clients, carriers, trusted business partners and coworkers
  • Business development and financial evaluation skill




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate verbally and to listen for instructions and information. The employee is also required to sit for long periods of time often in front of a computer monitor and operate a computer keyboard. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.