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Sales / Client Relations Intern (Summer 2023)

As a Sales Intern, you will spend the Summer of 2023 exploring a career in sales and client relations and learning from top-notch insurance professionals. The summer internship will culminate in potentially receiving a full-time offer to return to the firm after you complete your senior year in college. Can you imagine starting senior year knowing you have a job with a Fortune 500 company lined up after graduation?

Arthur J. Gallagher is one of the world's largest insurance brokerage, risk management services and human capital consulting firms. Gallagher was the only insurance brokerage company recognized as one of 2021’s World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere for the 10th consecutive year. In addition, they were recently named as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2021 by Forbes.

Your Sales Summer Internship:
  • We are looking for driven college juniors excited to explore a career in sales and client relations that is rewarding personally, professionally, and financially. Your internship could be the first step on a career path that offers tremendous growth potential.
  • Nearly all of Gallagher's entry-level sales professionals started as interns. Our internship program is a direct pipeline to securing a full-time job.
  • Internship Hourly Rate: Approximately $20.00 per hour
  • Opportunity to secure a full-time job with a salary and benefits package after the summer internship ends.

 Sample Intern Projects & Responsibilities:
  • Understanding Consultative Selling: Shadowing producers, consultants, and underwriting teams as they connect with clients and prospects to gain a better understanding of the sales and marketing process.
  • Professional Development: Attending Intern Orientation and various weekly training events to further develop critical qualities of a successful sales and marketing professional (i.e., communication, emotional intelligence, networking, etc.)
  • Competition: Collaborating with peers in national and regional sales competitions to challenge your passion for sales and curiosity of 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
  • Being a Team Player: Assisting in various regional and/or branch projects to support our Gallagher’s sales and service initiatives

 What we are looking for:  
  • Current Juniors (December 2023 or May/June 2024 graduation) in a 4 year college or university
  • 3.2+ GPA desired, but will consider 3.0+ GPA
  • Interested in pursuing a career in financial services, risk management or similar industries
  • Preferred areas of study include, but are not limited to the following: Risk Management and Insurance, Sales, Marketing, Communications, General Business, Management, Economics, Finance, Liberal Arts or Social Sciences
  • 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.