Underwriting Intern

Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
Date Posted
3 weeks ago(3/10/2023 10:19 AM)
Nautilus Insurance Group
Primary Location
Hourly/Temporary Positions

Company Details



As an elite Excess and Surplus Lines market, Nautilus Insurance Group offers commercial property and casualty insurance solutions to appointed wholesale surplus lines producers countrywide.  We have specialized in providing these solutions for more than 35 years.

We have more flexible policy terms and premium rates on a non-admitted basis. Our focus is small to medium Property and Casualty risks on both an admitted and a non-admitted basis.

Our offerings are distributed through partnerships with appointed wholesale surplus lines producers. Our relationships are defined by mutual success, speed to market, customer-centric focus and an expanded appetite. 

Coverage placed by Nautilus Insurance Group is provided by Nautilus Insurance Company and Great Divide Insurance Company, both W. R. Berkley Corporation members with A.M. Best (Superior) A+ XV ratings.


The Nautilus underwriting internship opportunity provides a paid five-week immersive experience within the Underwriting Department. Throughout the course of this program, interns will reside within the underwriting department, developing their knowledge of insurance and underwriting basics while working alongside our highly skilled underwriters. Additionally, interns may be given training focused on improving their personal business skills in areas such as: resume building, job interviews and professional presence.


  • Actively participate in internal underwriting classes, including field trips and project work
  • Complete Assistant Underwriter tasks including policy review, inspection review and renewal handling
  • Shadow underwriters and assist with underwriting tasks as assigned
  • Lead and participate in projects that support the Underwriting department goals and objectives
  • Rotate throughout the company to gain and apply knowledge on insurance company operations
  • Create, analyze and interpret data from various systems and underwriting resources
  • Refine workplace skills through resume review, interview practice, personality profile discussion and performance review
  • Maintain confidentiality with discretion and integrity with both internal and external information
  • Project a professional company image through internal and external customer interaction


  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher in insurance, actuary or business-related coursework at a 4-year accredited university
  • Insurance designations recommended but not required
  • Interest in a career within the insurance industry
  • Demonstrate strong writing and research skills
  • Demonstrate self-motivation, analytical thinking, relationship building and a solid work ethic
  • Basic Computer knowledge – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Capability to learn and utilize various underwriting applications to determine accurate classifications and calculate rates and premium charges using approved rating methods
  • Effectively communicate with tact, judgment, empathy, enthusiasm, and professional business etiquette.
  • Speak to people with poise, voice control, and confidence
  • Thorough knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and spelling with the ability to compose effectively.
  • Read, comprehend, and analyze instructions and correspondence
  • Proficiently present information in one-on-one or small group settings
  • Applies common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Solves practical problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Organizes and prioritizes tasks to ensure that deadlines are met, in connection with department goals
  • Multitasks and maintains acceptable production

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.


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