Insurance Careers

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What your career counselor never told you

For some reason, insurance is not often talked about at career fairs in high school, colleges, and universities. The insurance industry continues to be plagued with antiquated stigmas. We haven’t shaken off the image of the door to door life insurance salesman or the notion that it’s all a money grab. What a shame!

Claims adjusters at work

What is a Claims Adjuster?

A claims adjuster investigates insurance claims to determine the extent of an insurance company’s liability (i.e., claims settlement). A claims adjuster will interview witnesses, review statements, and analyze the damage. Then provide documentation and recommendations to the insurance company in terms of the claim amount and validity of the claim.

Risk managers at work

What is a Risk Manager?

A risk manager is someone who works with an organization to identify, assess, reduce, and control potential outcomes for a company. Risk managers can work internally as an employee or as an external consultant.

Insurance broker meets client

What is a Broker? (an Insurance Broker)

The primary role of the insurance broker is to learn about the client’s business operations, evaluate the client’s needs, explore the client’s risk tolerance, and provide options and advice on how different insurance products will address the clients’ needs. Find out more about this rewarding career!

Underwriters at work

What is an Underwriter?

Have you ever filled out an application for insurance? An underwriter is a person who receives and analyzes your responses on that application. The underwriter uses a series of questions and related material to determine the level of risk you present, the premium you’ll pay, and your suitability for coverage.

Category: Insurance Careers

Start your insurance career

What your career counselor never told you

For some reason, insurance is not often talked about at career fairs in high school, colleges, and universities. The insurance industry continues to be plagued with antiquated stigmas. We haven’t shaken off the image of the door to door life insurance salesman or the notion that it’s all a money grab. What a shame!

Claims adjusters at work

What is a Claims Adjuster?

A claims adjuster investigates insurance claims to determine the extent of an insurance company’s liability (i.e., claims settlement). A claims adjuster will interview witnesses, review statements, and analyze the damage. Then provide documentation and recommendations to the insurance company in terms of the claim amount and validity of the claim.

Risk managers at work

What is a Risk Manager?

A risk manager is someone who works with an organization to identify, assess, reduce, and control potential outcomes for a company. Risk managers can work internally as an employee or as an external consultant.

Insurance broker meets client

What is a Broker? (an Insurance Broker)

The primary role of the insurance broker is to learn about the client’s business operations, evaluate the client’s needs, explore the client’s risk tolerance, and provide options and advice on how different insurance products will address the clients’ needs. Find out more about this rewarding career!

Underwriters at work

What is an Underwriter?

Have you ever filled out an application for insurance? An underwriter is a person who receives and analyzes your responses on that application. The underwriter uses a series of questions and related material to determine the level of risk you present, the premium you’ll pay, and your suitability for coverage.