Zurich NA Zurich North America Apprentice Program - General Insurance & Sales (Schaumburg, IL) in Overland Park, Kansas
Zurich North America Apprentice Program - General Insurance & Sales (Schaumburg, IL)
Zurich North America’s Apprentice Program
The first in our industry to be certified by the U.S. Department of Labor
Zurich is accepting resumes for our 2022 Apprentice Program! The program is scheduled to start in August 2022, but please apply now for early consideration.
Our innovative General Insurance Apprentice Program allows participants to simultaneously gain the education and the experience to launch a rewarding career in commercial insurance.
Zurich’s initiative is to develop a new generation of workers to help the U.S. succeed in the 21st century economy.
The two-year program offered in Overland Park, KS combines targeted online coursework with the Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York, New York with relevant work rotations at Zurich’s Overland Park office.
In addition to the rotations in the Overland Park office, this Apprentice will complete one rotation in a local auto dealership during year two of the program.
Apprentices who successfully complete this two-year program will:
Work in a paid, benefit-eligible full-time position at Zurich
Earn a tuition-free Associate in Applied Science degree in:
Business Administration with a concentration in Insurance
Business Management with a concentration in Risk Management and Insurance
Receive a Department of Labor Certificate of Apprenticeship
Possess credentials and skills for today’s ever-changing marketplace
Upon graduation from this two-year Apprentice program, this Apprentice will:
Be promoted into a Sales role within Direct Markets
Be moved to an incentive compensation plan which includes annualized base pay plus sales incentive and a company car
Be expected to relocate anywhere within the continental United States (relocation assistance will be provided)
High School Diploma or equivalent
Professional work experience not required
Must be enrolled and validated as college ready by the Borough of Manhattan Community College Admissions. You will be redirected to the Borough of Manhattan Community College if you do not meet this qualification. Please click here to contact BMCC Admissions
1 or more years of work experience and/or leadership role in student activities and/or significant voluntary community service
Prior experience in a sales area
Ability to balance multiple priorities and work deadlines
Strong customer service skills
Collaboration and problem solving skills
Ability to communicate with impact
High-degree of self-discipline and focus
Attention to detail
Ability to collaborate and work successfully in a team environment
Intermediate computer skills, especially Excel
Ability to navigate learning and interactions in an online environment
As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
A future with Zurich
Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet
Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.
Location(s): AM - Overland Park, AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
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