Gallagher National Risk Control Intern

  • Gallagher
  • Rolling Meadows, IL, United States

Job Description

About Gallagher: 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; restoring and rebuilding their organization 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 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.
Gallagher was the only insurance brokerage company recognized as one of 2021's World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere. This is the tenth consecutive year we have been honored to receive this distinction. In addition, we were recently named as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity 2021 by Forbes.
Your Summer at Gallagher: We are looking for internally driven individuals excited to build relationships and explore a career in Risk Control. 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, in one of three areas: Risk Control, Analytics or Operations. Your skills in safety, engineering, math, science and business will be used to help clients analyze and understand the risks of their operations and develop and implement controls to advance their organization's profitability and success.
T remendous & Rewarding Opportunity for Candidates with the Following:

  • A competitive spirit, self-starter attitude, and enthusiasm to understand client needs
  • Excellent relationship management, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • A passion to build a supportive network and thrive within a growing entrepreneurial Fo rt un e 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 .
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Assist with research and in building internal and external resources to promote the evolution of the National Risk Control model.
  • Integrate new technologies within existing tools and processes to improve efficiency and visibility for effective risk improvement.
  • 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
  • B eing a Team Player: Assisting in various regional and/or branch projects to support Gallagher's risk control service initiatives
  • Having fun!

You can find out more from our social media channels @LifeAtGallagher or #LifeAtGallagher

  • Rising sophomores and juniors with an expected graduation date between December 2022 and June 2024
  • Preferred areas of study include, but are not limited to the following: Risk Management and Insurance, Sales, Marketing, Communications, Ge n er al Business, Management, Economics, Finance, Liberal Arts or Social Sciences
  • All candidates are required to submit a resume and cover letter via www.ajg.com/interns . Please note your top two areas of interest in your cover letter when you formally apply (i.e. Risk Control, Analytics or Operations).
  • 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 that requires, among other things, post- employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non- disclosure.

Learn more about Gallagher's Industry Leading National Risk Control Internship Program:
National Risk Control Internships (ajg.com)

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits , layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business

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