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Insurance Underwriting Internship

Lincoln Financial Group Dover, NH

Job Description

Requisition #57345

About The Company

Led by over 10,000 employees including you Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses.

Lincoln Financial Groups Corporate Internship Program is an exciting opportunity where careers are launched and talent is discovered. During this experience, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Add value to the organization through meaningful work
  • Participate in a variety of developmental experiences
  • Gain exposure to senior executives and build a valuable network of peers, managers, and leaders across the company
  • Acquire knowledge of key businesses through enterprise-wide exposure
  • Receive ongoing coaching and mentoring
  • Assist the Group Benefits team during open enrollment
  • 15-20 hours a week part time flexible schedule

Minimum core responsibilities:

  • Learn the basics of medical underwriting and how to use various systems and applications
  • Assist Underwriters/Underwriting technicians with processing applications for group life and disability
  • Review, evaluate, and categorize incoming documents; verify information for accuracy/appropriateness; and follow up with others for missing or questionable data
  • Enter and retrieve information of varying complexity using computer systems and applications to update records, obtain information for others, and respond independently to most questions and problems
  • Prepare insurance forms/documents and correspondence
  • Process other insurance transactions to provide customer service and support efforts to acquire and retain profitable business
  • Build business and professional skills that will prepare you for leadership positions
  • Provide customer service through phones, e-mails, letter, and other forms of communication
  • Ability to work and collaborate as a valuable member of a team
  • Ability to hit minimum metric goal on productivity while maintain high quality audit score

The Medical Underwriting department is responsible for reviewing and processing applications for life and disability coverage as part of an annual enrollment, a family status change, or a late enrollment. The department uses current and historical data to evaluate risk and to price accordingly. In addition to the day-to-day responsibilities of the role, you will gain exposure to the underwriting function and the overall operation of the underwriting department.

As a program participant you will earn a competitive salary as you gain valuable work experience.

Upon program completion, we work closely with managers and former interns to identify potential future employment opportunities at Lincoln Financial Group that align with business needs and interns personal career aspirations.

What we look for in candidates:

  • College sophomore or junior
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrated leadership potential
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Effective networking skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deal with change and ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be willing to relocate for summer program
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship

This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Job Details

Date Posted November 30, 2018
Date Closes December 30, 2018
Requisition 57345-en_US
Located In Dover, NH
Department Internship Development Program
SOC Category 00-0000.00