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Risk Control Safety Intern for Travelers

Travelers Indemnity Group
Hartford, CT or St. Paul, MN

Position Duties / Responsibilities
Risk Control Safety Intern

Job ID: 22118BR
Job Category: Risk Control
Location: Hartford, CT
Posted Date: November 22, 2019

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That’s Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers – and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job 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.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Under direct supervision, the main responsibility of this internship opportunity is to develop risk control and general insurance industry knowledge, and to assist in providing risk control support to home office leadership, commercial or construction field consultants, or staff within our specialist disciplines. We will have opportunities for this 10-12 week, paid position in multiple offices, including Hartford, CT (or the immediate area), St. Paul, MN and Charlotte, NC.

The assignments will be as follows:

  • Construction Intern: St. Paul, MN or Hartford, CT
  • Field Intern: Hartford, CT
  • Field Intern: St. Paul, MN
  • Property Intern: Charlotte, NC

Internship responsibilities and activities involve working within a team environment and may focus on any of the following:

  • As an active member of the team, assisting in: preparing, conducting, and completing risk evaluations of client locations determining the potential hazards and risk factors to be considered in risk selection identifying uncontrolled hazards and making appropriate recommendations 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 with experienced Risk Control staff to learn and develop consulting skills
  • Collaborating with Underwriting, Claim, Clients, BI Business Partners 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.

Minimum Qualifications
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
Seeking students who are actively pursuing a degree, typically with an expected graduation date of December 2020 or later.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
The candidate should demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  • Leadership
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation abilities
  • Strong self-awareness, interpersonal skills and relationship-building abilities
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Propensity and desire to learn rapidly and adapt quickly to change
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software
  • Available to work 40 hours per week for the duration of the internship

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.