Gallagher National Risk Control Intern

Client Service/Account Management
47005 Requisition #
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Gallagher is one of the world's largest insurance brokerage, risk management services and human capital consulting firms. Every day our clients and prospects face massive challenges across a range of issues. Gallagher’s advisors understand an organization and how hard they work to deliver on promises. We act as a global partner to our clients in protecting their organization, operations and financials to be sure they are poised for growth and success. Our employees are fueled by teamwork, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit. 

On a global scale, we provide a full range of retail and wholesale property and casualty brokerage and risk management consulting, alternative risk transfer services, extensive employee benefit consulting, and actuarial services. Gallagher also offers claims and information management, risk control consulting and appraisal services, human resource consulting, and retirement services to clients around the world. 

Your Summer at Gallagher: 

We are looking for internally driven individuals excited to explore a career in Risk Control (either loss control or claims advocacy) and build relationships.  Your internship at Gallagher could be the first step on a career path that offers tremendous growth potential in terms of reaching personal, professional, and financial goals. 

National Risk Control Professionals can start their career as interns. Gallagher is a unique organization defined and made better every single day by our dedicated employees. In addition, our comprehensive "learning by doing" experience that provides you with a realistic look at what it means to be a Gallagher Risk Control Consultant. 

You will have an opportunity to work in National Risk Control within Gallagher Global Brokerage, where you'll apply your skills in safety, engineering, math, science and business to help clients analyze and understand the risks of their operations and develop and implement controls to advance their organization’s profitability and success.

A Tremendous & Rewarding Opportunity for candidates with the following: 

A competitive spirit, self-starter attitude and enthusiasm on-the-job 

Excellent relationship management, leadership and communication skills 

Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task 

A passion to build a strong network and thrive within a growing entrepreneurial Fortune 500 organization 

A passion to learn and be mentored by employees excited to help navigate your career 

Sample Intern Projects & Responsibilities: 

Understanding Consultative Solutions: Shadowing Gallagher consultants, producers,  and underwriting teams as they meet with clients and prospects to gain a better understanding of Gallagher’s risk improvement, insurance, sales and marketing process. 

Professional Development: Attending various weekly training engagements to further develop critical qualities of a successful consultant, client service and sales professional (i.e. communications, business etiquette, etc.) 

Competition: Participating in various national and regional innovative risk improvement competitions to challenge your passion for prevention and mitigation of accidents, injuries, business disruption and the associated costs within the insurance brokerage world 

Building Professional Acumen: Learning about Gallagher’s Risk Management, Benefits, Wholesale and Claims businesses to gain a better understanding of clients’ needs and opportunities for growth 

o Gain understanding of processes and systems to undertake loss and operational analysis, risk assessments and risk improvement solutions, while quantifying the impact to our client’s risk improvement strategies.

o Contribute to operational improvements as an engaged member of the team which includes providing input and suggesting solutions while preparing client risk improvement strategies and while participating in National Risk Control initiatives.

o Assist with research and in building internal and external resources to promote the evolution of the National Risk Control model.  

o Integrate new technologies within existing tools and processes to improve efficiency and visibility for effective risk improvement.

o Learn from Loss Control and Claim Professionals in the field to experience effective techniques in prevention, mitigation and claims advocacy through job shadowing at client locations.  

Culture: Adopting Gallagher’s unique culture, the “Gallagher Way,” on how to ethically serve our external and internal clientele; Participating in various local community service events 

Being a Team Player: Assisting in various regional and/or branch projects to support Gallagher’s risk control service initiatives 

Having fun! 

Work Traits

Exhibits analytical skills and the ability to conduct research, evaluation, and analysis

Ability to work independently with limited supervision and in a collaborative team environment

Ability to work full-time for a minimum of 9 weeks (June-August)

Desire to join an organization in Early Career Development Role upon successful completion of internship – location to be mutually agreed upon


Rising sophomores and juniors with an expected graduation date between Dec 2019 & June 2021 

Preferred areas of study include, but are not limited to the following: Safety, Fire Protection, Environmental, Engineering, Risk Management & Insurance, Sales, Marketing, Communications, General Business, Management, Economics, Finance, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 

Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; additional requirements may apply

Unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. We will require proof of work authorization 

Willing to execute the Company's Employee Agreement which requires, among other things, post- employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non- disclosure 


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