2018 Summer Intern - Liability Claims - Caledonia, MI
Company: Farmers Insurance
Location: Caledonia, Michigan
Posted: November 02, 2017
Reference ID: 170008FE
We are Farmers!
Based in Caledonia, MI, this unique paid internship provides real world work experience plus the opportunity to work with Farmers leadership and learn first-hand how Farmers supports our customers and remains competitive in the insurance industry. As a part of the Farmers Internship, you will not only be working within the Business, you will also have the opportunity to work together with other interns on an exciting project, which you will present to Farmers leadership prior to the conclusion of the internship program. This is a great opportunity to leave your mark at Farmers and make a real difference within the Farmers business, plus the chance to network and build lasting relationships with students from other Universities as well as many members of the Farmers leadership team.
12 week summer internship
40-hour work week
Lodging is NOT provided
Throughout the internship and working directly with members of the Farmers Leadership team, you will get experience in and involved with the following:
• Helping with the coordination and organization of the project and people
• Researching and gathering information
• Presenting/speaking in front of groups
• Identifying areas of improvement and making recommendations for its implementation.
• Working with different business units throughout the organization
Here are a few more amenities you will enjoy while working onsite:
• Tremendous opportunity for future growth and upward mobility
• Performance is rewarded – you drive your own success - future full time opportunities may be available.
• On-site amenities including:
fitness center/shower, Walking trails in and outside, Game rooms, Learning Center, Employee Credit Union/ATM, and more
• Company Store (stamps, DVD rentals, gift cards, and more)
• State-of-the-Art Facility
• Business Casual Dress Code (including jeans)
• Community Involvement (i.e. Corporate Challenge, March of Dimes and United Way)
Strong written and verbal communication skills, along with the ability to juggle competing priorities as well as make an impact within a team environment. Required job duties are essentially sedentary in nature, consisting of occasion walking, standing, lifting and/or carrying ten pounds maximum, seeing, speaking, and hearing.
Investigates, confirms coverage, determines liability, establishes damages, reports status and negotiates the settlement of assigned cases (has authority to make payment of assigned claims within prescribed limits). Adjusts all types of claims. Inspects damaged property and vehicles, and determines claims related damage. Estimates the cost of repair or replacement of damaged or stolen property and vehicles. Determines and reports on subrogation potential. Initiates the sale of salvage vehicles, personal property, and miscellaneous salvage items. Reports theft, fraud, and arson losses as required to state and industry agencies. Performs most duties on an individual basis, and work has a direct bearing on Management results. Represents the Company from a public relations standpoint and must conduct oneself as a member of Management at all times. Personal contacts are a major part of activity and include policyholders, claimants, agents, witnesses, repair facilities, contractors, police and fire departments, state and county fraud and arson personnel, special investigators, attorneys, expert witnesses, members of the medical profession and all other persons incident to the investigation and processing of claims. Promotes safety at all times and complies with safety/ergonomic standards as outlined in relevant company published manuals. Performs other duties as assigned.