2021 Summer Internship Program
Job Details
The Buckner Company Inc - Salt Lake City, UT

Position Title: 2021 Summer Intern                      Classification:  Non-exempt

Reports To:   Internship Program Director            Hours: Part-Time (25 hours/week)       

Location: Salt Lake Office                                   Compensation: $15/hour      

Position Summary

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 2021 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
    • Processing Evidence of Insurance
    • Processing Auto ID Cards
    • Processing Endorsements
    • Preparing policies
    • Requesting loss runs from expiration lists
    • Enrolling 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 to complete special projects and to assist 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
  • Attend “Industry Partner” days where you will have the ability to meet with other leaders in the industry, with the opportunity to explore other career opportunities



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 problem-solving skills
  • Computer literacy for correspondence, data entry, e-mail, Internet, spreadsheets and accessing data from company systems
  • Dependability and promptness
  • Good organizational and time-management 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.