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Underwriting Intern

National Indemnity Company Omaha, NE

Job Description

*Candidates must be local and able to work in Omaha for at least 2 semesters while taking on a full-time course load.*


National Indemnity Company is one of the leading property/casualty members of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, earning the highest financial strength rating by A.M. Best: A++. Located in Omaha, NE, National Indemnity Company offers a wide selection of commercial insurance products and has the stability and strength agents and insureds have depended on for decades.



  • Between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • 16-30 hours per week during the school year depending on the applicant's schedule
  • 30-40 hours per week in the summer



$12.00 per hour and up



Close to campus; 13th and Douglas


Duties in the Underwriting Department include:

  • Evaluating risk acceptability based on driver quality, loss history, and overall business operations
  • Identifying and communicating potential problems to lead underwriter(s)
  • Communicating pricing decisions to agents and answer questions


During this internship, the student will gain:

  • Fundamental concepts of insurance (including coverages & pricing)
  • An understanding of basic commercial auto insurance underwriting



  • Sophomore, junior, or senior
  • Major in business, math, or equivalent
  • Work with detail with accuracy
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Excellent grammar, proofreading, and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Job Details

Date Posted December 31, 2018
Date Closes January 30, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Underwriting
Job Type Part-time Internship
Compensation Hourly Wage, starting at $12.00
Shift Custom
Hours 16-40 hours per week
SOC Category 13-2053.00 Insurance Underwriters
Zipcode 68102

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Medical
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Flexible Hours
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Business - Analysis
  • Business - Communication
  • Business - Math
  • Business - Writing
  • Microsoft - Excel
  • Microsoft - Outlook
  • Customer Service
  • Underwriting
  • Underwriting - Insurance
  • Typing
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Medical
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Flexible Hours